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In reading Pitt’s press release, the NCAA’s public announcement and its full violation document, former Pitt men’s basketball coach Kevin Stallings’ name is not mentioned.

Unpacking the silly and the serious in Pitt’s NCAA violations

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor February 21, 2020
Time to take a deep dive into some of the serious, but mostly silly, details surrounding Pitt athletics' recent "scandal."
Former men's basketball head coach Kevin Stallings was one of two coaches cited by the NCAA as having committed violations.

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer February 20, 2020
The NCAA announced at noon Thursday that both then Pitt men’s basketball and football programs committed infractions from Aug. 2015 to March 2018.
Jared Wilson-Frame will be staying with Pitt, according to reports. (Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Stevenson, Wilson-Frame plan to stay at Pitt

Two Pitt men’s basketball players who requested release from the program upon the firing of head coach Kevin Stallings are staying with program after Pitt hired Duke’s Jeff Capel Tuesday. According...

Former men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings gestures from the sidelines at Pitt’s 59-45 loss to Syracuse Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

Column: When it comes to Stallings’ firing, the blame should be shared

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer March 13, 2018

In a time of uncertainty for Pitt basketball, one thing is for sure — former head coach Kevin Stallings’ tenure will go down in Panther history as an unmitigated disaster. In two years, the widely...

Then-Indiana head coach Tom Crean yells instructions to his players during the first half against Minnesota on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. (David Joles/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Column: Potential picks for Stallings’ successor

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer March 13, 2018

Pitt men’s basketball and the athletic administration are officially on the quest for a new head coach to replace Kevin Stallings. The mission is straightforward — find the perfect person to rejuvenate...

Pitt vs Virginia. Feb. 24, 2018. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Photos: Kevin Stallings’ tumultuous two years at Pitt

By TPN Visual Staff March 11, 2018

Pitt fired men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings Thursday, ending his short, tumultuous tenure with the Panthers. Details of his buyout are still cloudy, but it's clear that Stallings will no longer be...

Former men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings was fired from the program on Thursday, but details of his departure remain unclear. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Uncertainty surrounds Stallings buyout

Pitt Athletics announced Thursday that Kevin Stallings would no longer be Pitt’s men’s basketball coach, but details regarding his multi-million dollar buyout are still unclear. Stallings’ lawyers,...

Jared Wilson-Frame has his shot blocked. He finished with 9 points, second on the team. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

No. 1 Virginia vanquishes Pitt, 66-37, in last home game of the season

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer February 24, 2018

The No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers secured their third ACC regular season title in the last five years Saturday afternoon. The Panthers also continued to set records, extending their losing streak to 17 in a...

First-year guard Shamiel Stevenson scored 17 points during Pitt’s 88-75 loss to Florida State Sunday. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

Seminoles smother Panthers, 88-75

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer February 18, 2018

For the fifth straight time this season, the Pitt men’s basketball set a school record — this time after an 88-75 road loss to Florida State on Sunday — extending the team’s record losing streak...

Junior guard/forward Jared Wilson-Frame led the Panthers in scoring in their loss to the Hokies with 20 points. (Thomas Yang / Visual Editor)

Panthers fall to Hokies, 81-67, in third-straight ACC loss

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer January 6, 2018

Despite shooting an impressive 46 percent from three-point range, Pitt men’s basketball fell to Virginia Tech on the road, 81-67, marking the team’s third consecutive ACC loss. The Panthers (8-8...

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