Pittsburgh Panthers

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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December 29, 2018 - 7:26 pm
Five Pittsburgh players cracked double figures as the Panthers got into double digits in the win column with a 68-54 victory over Colgate on Saturday afternoon.
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December 20, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s three freshman guards combined for 65 points in a 99-57 rout of New Orleans on Thursday night.
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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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December 08, 2018 - 5:30 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Beetle Bolden scored 18 points to lead West Virginia to a 69-59 win over archrival Pittsburgh in the Backyard Brawl on Saturday.
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December 03, 2018 - 10:01 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Keleaf Tate scored 17 points, James Towns added 12 points and a career-high nine assists and Niagara stunned Pittsburgh 71-70 on Monday night
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Pittsburgh Panthers guard Jared Wilson-Frame (0) shoots against Wake Forest Demon Deacons guard Mitchell Wilbekin (10) during the first half at the Petersen Events Center.
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Josh Rowntree
November 26, 2018 - 5:23 pm
Pitt men’s basketball is off to a 6-0 start under new head coach Jeff Capel. But Tuesday will provide Capel and the Panthers their biggest challenge yet, as Pitt heads to Iowa City, Iowa to meet the No. 14 Hawkeyes in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. “They’re old, they’re experienced, they’re very well...
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November 21, 2018 - 6:15 pm
By MATT SUGAM NEW YORK (AP) — With a two-point lead and St. Louis able to hold for the final shot, Pittsburgh coach Jeff Capel gave his team clear instructions during a timeout with 18 seconds left: If Hasahn French touches the ball, foul St. Louis’ poorest free throw shooter. French — who is 12.5...
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November 17, 2018 - 2:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Facing a major-conference opponent for the first time in program history, North Alabama was up to the task, forcing a tight contest with Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon.
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Pittsburgh Panthers running back Darrin Hall (22) hands the game ball to running back Qadree Ollison (30) after the Panthers defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 52-22.
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Josh Rowntree
November 12, 2018 - 2:22 pm
Pat Narduzzi did the math and the tabulations delighted him. Following Saturday’s blowout 52-22 win over Virginia Tech at Heinz Field, Naerduzzi was curious to see how many explosive plays his team has been putting up offensively of late. “In the last three games, we’ve had 39 explosive plays on...
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