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Was the unanimously negative response of Pitt fans and college basketball experts to the hiring of Kevin Stallings an over-reaction?

When the University of Pittsburgh parted ways with football head coach Paul Chryst after the 2014 season, many wondered if the athletic department was going to find someone to reshape the middle of

05/29/2016 - 20:54
Zach Laufer
The University of Pittsburgh has hired former Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings to replace Jamie Dixon.

After rumors swirled Saturday evening and Sunday morning, Pitt Athletic Director Scott Barnes finally made the announcement on Sunday afternoon.

03/27/2016 - 14:54
Tony DeFazio
Longtime Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon has accepted the same position at his alma mater, Texas Christian University.

Dixon spent the past 17 years at Pitt, arriving in 1999 as the lead assistant under Ben Howland.

03/22/2016 - 00:58
PSR Staff
Ethan Happ had 15 points and nine rebounds and seventh-seeded Wisconsin edged No. 10 seed Pitt 47-43 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

Happ made several clutch plays down the stretch with steals, rebounds and baskets—scoring a game-high 15 points and gathering nine rebounds to lead the Badgers—but the freshman forward had two play

03/18/2016 - 21:43
Brandon Walker
The Badgers and Panthers meet on Friday at 6:50 in St. Louis.

Pitt (21-11, 9-9 ACC) faces Wisconsin (20-12, 12-6 Big Ten) at 6:50 on Friday in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The game will air on TNT.

03/17/2016 - 12:36
Tony DeFazio
The Pitt Panthers received the 10-seed in the East Region and will play seventh-seeded Wisconsin in St. Louis on Friday in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

Pitt (22-11, 9-9 ACC) is one of six ACC teams to make the field.

03/13/2016 - 18:58
Tony DeFazio
North Carolina shot 59 percent and pulled away in the final 10 minutes to beat Pitt 88-71 in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament in Washington, DC on Thursday.

The No. 7 Tar Heels, led by Joel Barry II, used an 11-0 run midway through the second half to break open a two-point game and cruise to an easy victory.

03/10/2016 - 16:16
Brandon Walker
Cameron Johnson scored a career-high 24 points, James Robinson came up with a key steal and hit two big shots in the final minute and ‎Pitt‬ beat Syracuse 72-71 in the ‪‎ACC Tournament‬.

Robinson’s two clutch buckets put the Panthers up for good and in the process strengthened Pitt’s tournament resume.

03/09/2016 - 17:12
Brandon Walker
Georgia Tech guard Adam Smith scored 23 points to guide the Yellow Jackets over Pitt, 63-59, in Atlanta on Saturday.

The Panthers finished the regular season at 20-10 and 9-9 in ACC play to earn the eighth seed in the conference. Georgia Tech improved to 18-13 and 8-10 against conference foes.

03/05/2016 - 21:28
Daniel Priore
A late ‪Pitt‬ run wasn't enough as the Panthers shot just 3 of 21 from 3-point range in a 65-61 loss at Virginia Tech on Wednesday night.

Zach LeDay led the way with 20 points and 10 rebounds led the way as the Virginia Tech Hokies pulled of the 65-61 upset over the Pitt Panthers Wednesday night at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, VA.

03/03/2016 - 00:07
Brandon Walker
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