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The Steve Pederson era at Pitt is over. After the University of Pittsburgh’s athletic director position sat vacant for more than three months, Pitt plucked Scott Barnes from Utah State to replace Pederson.

Barnes takes over a solid department that for decades has never been able to rise above mediocrity. What needs to be done to get Pitt Athletics to that coveted “next level?”

05/13/2015 - 10:25
Tony DeFazio
Brown forward adds depth to Panthers' front court

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball program announced today that Brown University’s Rafael Maia (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Maine Central Institute) has signed a financ

05/04/2015 - 16:27
PSR Staff
Coppin State transfer joins Panthers

The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball program announced today that Coppin State's Sterling Smith (Chico, Calif./Redemption Christian Academy-Troy, N.Y.) has signed a financial aid agreement

04/24/2015 - 20:50
PSR Staff
Former Utah State AD tabbed to fill position at the University of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH—Scott Barnes has been named the new athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

04/24/2015 - 13:12
PSR Staff
Freshman Stasha Carey's 16 points and 13 rebounds lead Panthers to NCAA tournament win

KNOXVILLE, TN - Led by freshman Stasha Carey who had 16 points and 13 rebounds, the University of Pittsburgh women's basketball team defeated Chattanooga by the score of 51-40 in t

03/21/2015 - 17:45
PSR Staff
Kethan Savage scored 17 points and Patricio Garino added 14 as George Washington ended Pitt's season with a 60-54 victory over the Panthers at a near-empty Petersen Events Center.

A fatigued and dejected Pitt team ended their season on a low point with a 60-54 loss to George Washington in the NIT.

03/17/2015 - 21:44
Mark Powell
Panthers and Colonials tip off Tuesday at 7 PM

Pitt will compete in the 78th annual National Invitation Tournament, as the Panthers (19-14, 8-10 ACC) earned a No. 4 seed and will host No.

03/15/2015 - 21:29
PSR Staff
Cat Barber scored 34 points and Trevor Lacey added 21 as NC State downed ‪Pitt‬ 81-70 in the ‪‎ACC Tournament‬ Wednesday night in Greensboro.

The ACC tournament was Pitt’s last chance to make a run to the NCAA tournament.

03/11/2015 - 22:29
Mark Powell
As the 2014-15 Pitt basketball team makes their way through a brutal ACC schedule, the Panthers roller-coaster season has unveiled many problems. Yet the team has shown plenty of promise for the future as well.

Five of the Panthers’ top seven players are sophomores. Guard Cameron Wright is the only key contributor leaving the program after this season.

03/05/2015 - 08:39
Tony DeFazio
Miami's Sheldon McClellan scored 20 points as the Hurricames hung on to edge ‪‎Pitt‬ 67-63 in a hard-fought battle at the Petersen Events Center.

The game was one of Pitt’s final chances to make a lasting impression on the NCAA tournament committee, and likely means they will have to make a deep run in the ACC tournament to be seriously cons

03/04/2015 - 22:55
Mark Powell
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