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Pitt men’s basketball ekes out 81-73 win over Penn State

Pitt F Michael Young led the Panthers in scoring for the ninth game in a row with 29 points against Penn State. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
December 10, 2016

The Pitt men’s basketball team picked up another win Saturday afternoon, but again the Panthers made it much harder on themselves than it needed to be. Pitt (8-2) allowed only 22 points in the first...

Pitt men’s basketball scrapes by Buffalo for 84-79 win

Senior guard Chris Jones (12) was one of six Panthers with double-digit points in an 84-79 win over Buffalo. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
December 7, 2016

The Pitt men’s basketball team appeared to be headed for a much-needed blowout win over the underwhelming Buffalo Bulls Wednesday night. Instead, it turned into another ugly nail-biter for the Panthers. After...

Panthers suffer first City Game defeat to Duquesne in 16 years, 64-55

Duquesne C Darius Lewis (00) celebrates the Dukes' first City Game win over the Panthers in 16 years. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer
December 2, 2016

For the first time in 16 years, the Pitt men’s basketball team left the annual City Game against Duquesne with a loss instead of a trophy. The Panthers (6-2) fell to their crosstown rival Duquesne...

Pitt men’s basketball holds off Yale, 75-70

Sophomore guard Cameron Johnson (23) tied for the team lead with 17 points in an 84-79 win against Buffalo. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer
November 22, 2016

Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings admitted Monday that his team could use a third scoring option to go with seniors Michael Young and Jamel Artis. Sophomore guard Cameron Johnson was...

Pitt men’s basketball waxes Gardner-Webb, 99-80

Pitt forward Ryan Luther started his first career game.  Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer
November 14, 2016

Despite his team’s easy 99-80 win over the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs, Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings was disgruntled after the game. “With all due respect to Gardner-Webb,...

Pitt Men’s Basketball Season Preview: A New Era

Senior forward Sheldon Jeter (21) is expected to join Pitt's starting lineup in 2016-17. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer
October 31, 2016

If Kevin Stallings were still in the Southeastern Conference, his roster — featuring an arsenal of returning talent and multiple all-conference performers — would rank among the best, a definite contender...

Robinson, Johnson carry Pitt over Syracuse to advance in ACC Tournament

James Robinson and the team celebrate.  John Hamilton | Staff Photographer
March 9, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C --- Wednesday could have been the last game of James Robinson’s career. The senior point guard and his Panthers needed a win, sitting on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament field of...

Unsung heroes Levitch, Luther shine in Pitt-Louisville

Emily Klenk | Staff Photographer
February 25, 2016

In a game featuring star players like Damion Lee, Chinanu Onuaku, Jamel Artis and Michael Young, one would expect the usual suspects to dominate. But in this season’s second meeting between Pitt and...

No. 11 Louisville utilizes late run to down Panthers

Emily Klenk | Staff Photographer
February 25, 2016

While Pitt opened both halves of Wednesday’s matchup strong, its opponent heated up when it mattered most — at the end of the game. Despite leading for more than 23 minutes and receiving a career...

Jamie Dixon putting NC State loss in rearview mirror

Ryan Luther is one of the many big men vying for time in Jamie Dixon's rotation.  Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer
January 21, 2016

With frigid temperatures and possible snowfall looming, the Pitt men’s basketball team will escape the tundra and memories of a loss earlier than expected. The Panthers will travel to Tallahassee Friday...

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