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Lamar Patterson continued his tear through the ACC with 28 points, 7 assists, 7 rebounds and 4 steals to lead No. 19 Pitt over Maryland 83-79 in College Park on Saturday evening.

Pitt’s lackluster non-conference schedule has transitioned into ACC play against teams who, for the most part, have been significantly worse than Pitt.

01/25/2014 - 22:53
Ryan Bertonaschi
As a mixture of snow and sleet mend to slosh atop the roads outside Butler High School’s gymnasium on a mid-December evening, the versatile Ryan Luther is inside, subtly heating up to lead a dominating effort.

Luther is a 6-foot-8 senior at Hampton High School who plays power forward and serves as the leader for one of the top teams in the WPIAL.

01/25/2014 - 09:40
Tyler Pecyna
Talib Zanna led with 22 points, the Panthers doled out an astonishing 24 assists on 27 field goals and No. 19 Pitt demolished Clemson 76-43 at the Petersen Events Center to move back into second-place in the ACC.

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon likes to see good ball movement. He preaches defense, rebounding and sharing the ball on offense.

Done, done and done.

01/21/2014 - 23:05
Tony DeFazio
Pitt rallied from a 10-point second half deficit behind Lamar Patterson's 18 points, but No. 2 Syracuse held off the Panthers 59-54 to remain alone in first place in the ACC.

The loss was the first conference defeat of the Panthers’ inaugural ACC season.

01/18/2014 - 19:53
Dan Sostek
Talib Zanna had 22 points and 9 rebounds as No. 22 Pitt overcame a five-point second half deficit and withstood a late Georgia Tech rally to remain unbeaten in the ACC with an 81-74 win over the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta.

The Panthers, 4-0 in ACC play, improved to 16-1 overall. The win set up a showdown with Syracuse on Saturday for first-place in the ACC.

01/15/2014 - 00:35
Nate Marsh
Senior guard captures weekly award for the second time this season.

GREENSBORO, N.C.-For the second time this season, University of Pittsburgh senior forward Lamar Patterson (Lancaster, Pa./St.

01/13/2014 - 15:30
PSR Staff
Sophomore forward injured in win over Wake Forest

PITTSBURGH-University of Pittsburgh redshirt sophomore forward Durand Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2013-14 basketball season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament and

01/12/2014 - 19:29
PSR Staff
Lamar Patterson scored 27 points and Talib Zanna had 16 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks as Pitt overwhelmed Wake Forest, dropping the Demon Deacons 80-65 at the Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon.

Patterson's 27 points was a career high. The senior added six assists and five rebounds for the Panthers, who never trailed while improving to 15-1 on the season and 3-0 in the ACC.

01/11/2014 - 14:58
Tony DeFazio
Lamar Patterson scored 19 points, Durand Johnson added 17 off the bench and Talib Zanna had 13 points and 9 rebounds as Pitt shot 53 percent from the floor to beat Maryland 79-59 in the first ACC game at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt (14-1, 2-0 ACC) and Maryland battled back and forth in a fist half that saw eight lead changes and five ties throughout the first 16 minutes.

01/06/2014 - 22:42
Tony DeFazio
Lamar Patterson scored 22 points as Pitt turned a 15-point first half deficit into a 74-62 win over N.C. State in the Panthers first-ever ACC game. Patterson had 17 points in the second half as Pitt dominated the half 48-28.

Over the past several months, Pitt had cruised through a non-conference schedule that hadn’t featured a road game, winning 12 games by an average of 18.3 points.

01/04/2014 - 15:46
Ryan Bertonaschi
Neil Walker’s contract expires after the 2016 season. The Pirates second baseman is due for a big raise in arbitration this offseason—likely to $10 million—and signing him to a long-term extension will cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $12-$15 million annually.
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