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Pittsburgh Basketball

Pitt Suffers Another Tourney Breakdown

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — This was supposed to be a comeback season for Pittsburgh after failing to make the NCAA tournament last year. But a quarterfin...

PREDICT: Pitt vs. Wichita State

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

The No. 8 seed Pitt Panthers will face the No. 9 Wichita State Shockers in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the West Region. “When...

No. 6 Syracuse Upset

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 04.04.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — Jim Boeheim spent two hours watching Pittsburgh's unusual 10-man rotation swarm No. 6 Syracuse into a flurry of missed shots, misse...

A Guide to Better Sports Analysis

David Berri | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
David Berri

When we listen to an analyst on television during a basketball game, we should hope to hear analysis that takes what we are seeing and breaks it down into the factors that are determining the observed outcomes.

Calhoun Returns As UConn Wins Season Finale

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 05.03.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Jim Calhoun was advised not to return to the bench so soon after back surgery, and was supposed to take it easy if he did. So m...

PERFECT 20: Syracuse Chases History Against Pitt

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 01.17.2012 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse is still perfect. Ranked No. 1 for the sixth straight week, the Orange won their 20th straight game on Monday night, beati...

Long Beach State Upsets No. 9 Pittsburgh

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — Long Beach State's brutal stretch started brilliantly. Casper Ware scored a career-high 28 points and visiting Long Beach State ra...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I have mixed feelings about the latest conference musical chairs, Syracuse and Pitt bolting the Big East for the ACC. Nothing lasts forever, but great memories are hard to erase.

MARCH MADNESS SHOCKER: Top-Ranked Team Stunned In Bizarre Ending

AP/The Huffington Post | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- With plenty of help from Pittsburgh, Butler found another way to pull off a stunning upset in the NCAA tournament. Matt Howard made o...

Pittsburgh vs. Xavier: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Pittsburgh & Xavier face off Sunday night at 4:50 PM Eastern (1:50 Pacific). 3-seed Pittsburgh is a 1.5-point favorite over Xavier. Click HERE to watc...

Pittsburgh Routs Oakland, 89-66

AP | CHRIS JENKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — Jermaine Dixon and Gilbert Brown scored 17 points apiece and Pittsburgh avoided becoming the latest Big East powerhouse to get knock...

Pittsburgh vs. Oakland: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Pittsburgh & Oakland meet in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament on Friday at 2:45 PM Eastern (11:45 AM Pacific). The 3-seed Panthers are 10-p...