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Monday April 21 2014
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Scottie Wilbekin had 21 points and the top-seeded Florida Gators dominated the second half, putting an end to Pitt's season with a 61-45 win over the Panthers in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

Pitt and its No. 59 strength of schedule were more than overdue to play an elite team.

03/22/2014 - 14:32
Ryan Bertonaschi
Talib Zanna was 6-of-7 from the floor and 6-of-6 from the line for 18 points to lead Pitt to a 77-48 blow out over Colorado to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Panthers were in control from the opening tip Thursday afternoon at the Amway Arena in Orlando as they advanced to the round of 32 for the first time since 2011.

03/20/2014 - 17:55
Dan Sostek
Pitt earned the No. 9 seed in the South Region of the 2014 NCAA Championship and will play No. 8 seed Colorado in a Second Round matchup on Thursday, March 20, at the Amway Center in Orlando.

Tipoff times and television affiliates will be announced on Monday. All games will be televised nationally on one of the following networks: CBS, TNT, TBS or truTV.

03/16/2014 - 23:04
PSR Staff
Lamar Patterson and Talib Zanna each had 15 points but Pitt could not pull off the upset, losing to No. 6 Virginia 51-48 in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday.

In its first appearance in the ACC Tournament, Pitt played 85 consecutive minutes with a lead, but once the Panthers got behind against top-seeded Virginia Saturday, they couldn’t turn the corner.<

03/15/2014 - 17:35
Ryan Bertonaschi
Talib Zanna was dominant for the second straight game with 19 points and 21 rebounds as Pitt led by 20 points midway through the second half before surviving a wild UNC surge before holding off the Tar Heels 80-75 to advance to the ACC Tournament semifinals.

A sea of Carolina-blue occupied the majority of the Greensboro Coliseum’s seats Friday in a virtual third-round ACC-Tournament home game for the Tar Heels.

03/14/2014 - 17:48
Ryan Bertonaschi
Lamar Patterson scored 24 points and Talib Zanna added 17 as Pitt took control in the first half and never looked back, dominating Wake Forest 84-55 in the Panthers' ACC Tournament debut.

When Jamie Dixon took over the Pitt basketball program in 2003, his teams became known for outstanding play in early March.

03/13/2014 - 18:45
Ryan Bertonaschi
Panthers open play Thursday at 2 PM against Notre Dame-Wake Forest winner

GREENSBORO, N.C. - With Saturday's 83-78 overtime win at Clemson, Pitt clinched the No.

03/09/2014 - 22:25
PSR Staff
Pitt trailed by 5 points with 3 seconds left in regulation, but a Lamar Patterson 3 and a Josh Newkirk jumper at the buzzer forced OT, where the Panthers pulled away for an 83-78 win at Clemson. Patterson led the way with 30 points.

With Pitt’s NCAA and ACC Tournament statuses taking a collective downhill slide over the past three weeks, the Panthers couldn’t afford to drop their final regular-season game at Clemson Saturday e

03/08/2014 - 19:59
Ryan Bertonaschi
T.J. Warren scored a Petersen Events Center record 41 points and NC State demolished Pitt on the glass as the Wolfpack beat the Panthers 74-67. Josh Newkirk led Pitt with 20 points.

Against Notre Dame last week, Pitt excelled in three areas of play – offensive rebounding, free-throw shooting and second-chance points – boosting Pitt to an 85-82 win.

03/04/2014 - 00:24
Ryan Bertonaschi
Lamar Patterson had 20 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists and Talib Zanna added 17 points and 14 rebounds as Pitt dominated the boards and hit free throws to beat Notre Dame 85-81 in overtime.

The Panthers narrowly avoided another heartbreaker, as six of their seven losses this season have come by five points or less.

03/01/2014 - 19:31
Dan Sostek
It’s all starting to make sense. The Steelers have not made the playoffs the past two seasons. Those two years have seen the team part ways with players who were integral to a sustained run of success that resulted in a pair of Super Bowl championships.
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The play of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has a tremendous impact on every game the team plays. Whatever success the Penguins have in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will depend largely on the opposition’s ability to contain No. 87. But he is not doing it alone.
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A champion won't be crowned in the NHL for nearly two months, but the quest for hockey's holy grail begins now. Sixteen teams are lacing up their skates and preparing for the upcoming hunt for the Stanley Cup. Here are the four favorites.
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Pirates' righthander Charlie Morton put an exclamation point on his recovery from Tommy John surgery in 2012 with the best major league season of his career, posting 7-4 record with a 3.26 ERA.
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The newest crop of rookies will enter the NFL on May 8, when the 2014 NFL Draft gets underway at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Houston Texans own the first selection, and it's a South Carolina defensive end who sits atop PSR's board.
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The Steelers’ offseason additions and subtractions have given a peek into what may be going on in the team’s South Side War Room as the team prepares for one of the deepest drafts in years. Several players have emerged as potential targets for the Black and Gold in 2014.
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Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
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The 2014 NFL Draft is shaping up to be one of the deepest in recent memory. But even in the deepest of drafts, there are studs, duds, snubs and flubs. How is one to know if a draft pick is worth cheering for, or if he should be booed mercilessly?
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