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March 26, 2009: Levance Fields cements Pitt legacy

March 26, 2009: Levance Fields cements Pitt legacy

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Exactly 11 years ago today, senior Pitt guard Levance Fields ensured that Pitt would not suffer another Sweet 16 disappointment.

Toney, Coulibaly display growth despite Duke loss

Toney, Coulibaly display growth despite Duke loss

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

While Pitt had its downfalls in Tuesday's Duke loss, a double-digit margin of defeat does not adequately tell the whole story.

Conference Power Rankings: ACC is Duke’s domain

Conference Power Rankings: ACC is Duke’s domain

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

As the halfway mark of the college basketball season approaches, ushering in the marathon of conference play across the nation, one thing is clear –– parity is this year’s defining trait.

Panthers stifled at No. 1 Louisville, 64-46

Panthers stifled at No. 1 Louisville, 64-46

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Though the Panthers came in with confidence and a five-game win streak, they left as just another victim to the Cardinals’ buzzsaw, scoring a season-low points total in the 64-46 loss. 

Column: Pitt’s best player is … Justin Champagnie?

Column: Pitt’s best player is … Justin Champagnie?

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Justin Champagnie has done more than just contribute as a newcomer — he has perhaps become the Panthers’ best player.

Agree to disagree: Gauging the take meter after Pitt-FSU

Agree to disagree: Gauging the take meter after Pitt-FSU

By Sean Tierney and Kyle Saxon, Staff Writers

November 8, 2019

Two TPN staff writers break down which of the emerging takes from Pitt's first game are valid and which are simply bogus.

Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s SRU scrimmage

Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s SRU scrimmage

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

A 51-point exhibition win against a lesser opponent might seem above analysis, but Pitt men’s basketball showed some strengths — and weaknesses — that could carry over into the regular season.

ACC Basketball Preview: Duke poised to repeat as champs

ACC Basketball Preview: Duke poised to repeat as champs

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

While the top four basketball teams in the ACC are abundantly clear, the rest of the conference is largely up for grabs.

McGowens, Panthers poised to take next step

McGowens, Panthers poised to take next step

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball is still in the middle of a massive rebuild and that means their young stars will have to grow up quick. Sophomore guard Trey McGowens and his team are ready to take that next step.

Take 5: Fitzpatrick, Fury, Futility

Take 5: Fitzpatrick, Fury, Futility

By TPN Staff

September 19, 2019

In this week’s column, our staff weighs in on a couple Pittsburgh-related storylines — one hopeful, one bleak — and also shines a light on the incredible career of heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury.

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