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Wilson-Frame reps Pitt in inaugural 3X3U Tourney

Former Pitt Guard/Forward Jared Wilson-Frame represented Pitt on the ACC team at the 3X3U National Championship.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

While the NCAA Tournament and NBA regular season have been dominating headlines throughout March and into April, there was plenty more going on in the world of basketball that went under the radar of the average sports fan — including the inaugural 3X3U National Championship.

Pitt men’s basketball: A season in review

Coach Jeff Capel relied on senior Jared Wilson-Frame (4) to bring experience to the backcourt.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

Through the highs and lows of the Pitt men’s basketball season, one important thing was evident in the end — progress.

Orange end Pitt’s season in ACC Tournament second round, 73-59

Senior forward Jared Wilson-Frame (4), pictured here against Duke, made eight of 16 3-pointers for a game-high 24 points in his final college game against Syracuse Wednesday night.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

A historic shooting performance from senior guard Jared Wilson-Frame wasn’t enough to contend with the Orange’s suffocating length and the young Panthers were sent packing.

Wilson-Frame, Toney Lead Panthers Past UCA Bears 97-71

Sophomore forward and center Terrell Brown dunks the ball during the Panthers' victory against Troy on Monday. Brown scored 8 points in the Panthers' Thursday evening victory against Central Arkansas.

By Andrew Kelly and Stephen Thompson

November 16, 2018

Pitt Basketball is already week of last year’s team in terms of wins. The Panthers won their fourth game, a 97-71 win over the University of Central Arkansas, on Nov., 15. Last year, the Panthers didn’t win their fourth game until Dec. 1.

Pitt remains undefeated with 84-75 win over Troy

Senior guard and forward Jared Wilson-Frame, pictured here against Troy, led the Panthers with 19 points in a loss to Syracuse.

By Trent Leonard and Stephen Thompson

November 13, 2018

From the high scoring offense to the smothering defense, Pitt Men’s Basketball once again showed its not the same team as last year when it beat Troy 84-75 on Monday. You can read the full recap of last night’s game here.

Ellison to lead Pitt despite hiatus

Redshirt junior guard Malik Ellison was named team captain and was said to be “[a] gym rat with a high level of professionalism around his approach to the game” according to Pitt Athletics.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

Malik Ellison doesn’t count last Thursday’s exhibition game as his first real game, he’s looking forward to tomorrow. It may have been over a year since he last stepped on the court to play in a regular season game, but the captain isn’t nervous, in fact, he’s more confident than ever.

Men’s basketball pounces on Pitt-Johnstown, 78-59, in opening exhibition

First-year guard Xavier Johnson makes a dunk during Pitt’s exhibition game against Pitt Johnstown Thursday evening.

By Trent Leonard and Andrew Kelly

November 2, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team kicked off its season in dominant fashion Thursday night, beating the branch-campus Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cats 78-59 in an exhibition opener at the Petersen Events Center.

Navy sinks Pitt, 71-62, in season opener

Pitt guard Marcus Carr scored 12 point during Pitt's loss to Navy Friday. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)

By Kevin Bertha / Staff Writer

November 11, 2017

It took the Panthers more than 10 minutes into the second half to score a field goal, a disastrous drought that was too much to overcome as Pitt men’s basketball dropped its season opener to Navy. Pitt fell to the Navy Midshipmen 71-62 Friday night in the Veterans Classic in Annapolis, Maryland — ...

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