Jeff Capel

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Jeff Hathhorn
January 23, 2019 - 12:40 am
PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) – Pitt head coach Jeff Capel said before the game Tuesday night it would be “weird” facing Mike Krzyzewski and his alma mater, saying of the love he has for Coach K and the Duke program. After a 79-64 win, Krzyzewski responded. “We beat a good team tonight and a crowd that...
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Duke Blue Devils assistant coach Jeff Capel (left) and head coach Mike Krzyzewski (right) react on the bench against the Pittsburgh Panthers during the first half at the Petersen Events Center.
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Josh Rowntree
January 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
As Jeff Capel gets set to face the man who recruited him, coached him, and hired him at one of his lowest points, he found one word to describe the moment: weird. “When I walk out there for the first time, I’m sure it’ll be weird,” said Capel, who will lead Pitt against Mike Krzyzewski and No. 2...
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Florida State Seminoles head coach Leonard Hamilton (left) and Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel (right) shake hands before their teams play at the Petersen Events Center.
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Josh Rowntree
January 14, 2019 - 11:06 pm
Right before the final horn sounded, the Oakland Zoo roared. A mocking Tomahawk Chop chant, followed by a “we want Duke” chorus rang down as Pitt, for the first time in 14 tries, topped a ranked team by way of a 75-62 victory over No. 11 Florida State at the Petersen Event Center. It is, in reality...
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Colin Dunlap
January 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Pitt won't win the ACC this season. Pitt will most likely have a really, really hard time with North Carolina State on Saturday. Heck, I don't know how many conference games the Panthers will win as they wind through a slate with 16 more opportunities between now and March 9. They might have a...
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Ellison, McGowens, Johnson celebrate
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Matt Koll
January 10, 2019 - 11:38 am
Pitt coach Jeff Capel compares game to 11-round fight
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Pittsburgh Panthers guard Au'Diese Toney (5) dives for a loose ball against North Carolina Tar Heels forward Luke Maye (32) and guard Leaky Black (1) during the second half at the Petersen Events Center
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Josh Rowntree
January 05, 2019 - 3:25 pm
It had been a while but, for a few moments, the Petersen Events Center looked and sounded like the Pete of old. Pitt hung tough with No. 15 North Carolina for eight minutes, before a game-defining cold shooting stretch in which the Panthers did not score for over six minutes and failed to make a...
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Shelby Cassesse
January 04, 2019 - 9:59 am
The Panthers and Tar Heels both enter conference play at 10-3
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Jeff Capel & Pitt players
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Matt Koll
January 03, 2019 - 11:23 am
Jeff Capel talked Pitt-UNC on The Fan Morning Show
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Jeff Capel talks to his players
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Matt Koll
December 19, 2018 - 11:16 am
The coach also talks N'Dir injury; recent transfers
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel argues a call during the first half against the West Virginia Mountaineers at WVU Coliseum.
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Josh Rowntree
December 18, 2018 - 3:39 pm
The challenge presented to Pitt coach Jeff Capel is getting bigger. In the last week, two players — sophomore center Peace Ilegomah and sophomore guard Shamiel Stevenson — have announced that they will transfer from Pitt. On top of that, graduate student point guard Sidy N’dir will miss the next...
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