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Pitt breaks in new threads with 71-60 win over Rutgers

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) goes up for a dunk during Pitt’s 71-60 victory over Rutgers.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The Panthers put forth a performance to match their stylish appearance, taking down Rutgers 71-60 at the Petersen Events Center as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

What are the Odds: Ride-or-die with Rutgers

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields (1) calls out a play at the line of scrimmage during the first quarter of the NCAA football game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, on Friday, Oct. 18.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Some people have strange addictions like eating laundry detergent or couch cushions. For senior staff writer Ben Bobeck, it’s betting on Rutgers — and he has them locked in to cover this week.

What are the odds: Take Wisconsin, Rutgers to cover

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Central Michigan Saturday, Sept. 7.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

It’s usually not wise to bet in favor of Rutgers football, but senior staff writer Ben Bobeck likes the Scarlet Knights to cover the large spread against underachieving Michigan on Saturday.

Former Pitt assistant Knight accepts job at Rutgers

Pittsburgh assistant coaches Barry Rohrssen and Brandin Knight call out to their team as they take on Virginia in the second half of the semifinals of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, March 15, 2014. Virginia defeated Pitt, 51-48. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)

By Steve Rotstein / Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

Former assistant men’s basketball coach Brandin Knight has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Rutgers University. An assistant coach under Jamie Dixon for eight seasons at Pitt and Dixon’s top assistant this past season, Knight previously declined new head coach Kevin Stallings’s of...

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