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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Senior center Terrell Brown plays against NC State on Feb. 17.

In four rocky years with sweeping changes, Terrell Brown embraces role in Pitt’s rebuild

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer March 10, 2021
Among it all, Brown has stood as a soft-spoken 6-foot-10 figure among the Pitt men’s basketball program, working quietly to serve as a brick in the foundation laid by the coach who did not recruit him.
Senior forward Terrell Brown, the lone player honored on Senior Day at the Pete on Tuesday, opened the scoring with a dunk.

Sibande’s 23 points sink Demon Deacons on Senior Day

By Stephen Thompson and Dalton Coppola March 3, 2021
Pitt (10-10 overall, 6-9 ACC) put the last week’s trials behind them and put forth one of its strongest efforts of the season, particularly on the defensive end, in a 70-57 win over Wake Forest (6-14 overall, 3-14 ACC). Capel reached deep into his bench and pulled out a complete team effort in the nearly wire-to-wire victory.
Junior center Terrell Brown at Saturday’s 73-64 victory over Georgia Tech.

Can Terrell Brown be Pitt’s Brook Lopez?

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor February 11, 2020
Stretch big men are making their presence known in the NBA — it's time for Jeff Capel to embrace the concept at the college level.
Tigers thrash Panthers, 72-48

Tigers thrash Panthers, 72-48

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer February 8, 2018

In the last game of it three-game road trip, the Pitt men’s basketball team once again suffered a blowout loss to an in-conference opponent. No. 16 Clemson beat Pitt, 72-48, and brought the team’s...

St. Johns transfer Malik Ellison is ineligible to play this season but should provide leadership moving forward.
(Photo Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Basketball overhaul: Pitt’s 2017 class

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor May 30, 2017

Coming off the program’s worst season since 2000, this offseason has signaled next year could be worse. The past few months have been some of the most tumultuous in the team’s history, with four...

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings has several roster spots to fill before the signing period ends on May 17. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

Men’s basketball signs 6-foot-10 center Peace Ilegomah

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor April 25, 2017

After a plethora of defects to start the offseason, the Pitt men’s basketball program received a recruit on Monday with the signing of 6-foot-10 center Peace Ilegomah. Ilegomah played at Montverde...

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings will have to turn things around with an almost entirely new roster next season. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

Next year will be turning point for Panthers’ program after lost season

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 14, 2017

Now that we know the season is over for Pitt’s men’s basketball team — with no postseason appearance and no winning record for the first time in 17 years — one question remains. Where do the...

Pitt mens basketball head coach Kevin Stallings previewed the Panthers first true road game of the season at Maryland Tuesday night. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitt men’s and women’s basketball teams sign 2017 recruits

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor November 10, 2016

Even though the 2016-2017 basketball seasons are just days away, both Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings and women’s basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio solidified their rosters...

Kevin Stallings and Suzie McConnell-Serio sing Sweet Caroline with The Panther Pitt student section. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pitt’s newest basketball recruits for 2017 class

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor September 13, 2016

The Pitt women’s basketball team received a verbal commitment to its recruiting 2017 class on Monday from Angelique Rodriguez, a 6-foot shooting guard from Capital Prep Magnet High School in Hartford,...

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