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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 - 16:46
Ryan Bertonaschi
Cameron Wright had 14 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists to lead Pitt over Albany 58-46 in the Panthers final tune-up before the ACC schedule starts this weekend in Raleigh.

The Panthers (12-1) limped their way to the victory over the Great Danes in their last game before the start of ACC conference play. Wright also added three steals to his stat line.

12/31/2013 - 18:28
Taylor Skaggs
Pitt begins their first year of ACC play, Penn State tries to improve on their 6-30 Big Ten record of the past two seasons, Robert Morris looks to make another run for the NEC title and Duquesne hopes to improve in the A-10.

Saturday, Jan. 4: Another SEC Visit
Robert Morris at Alabama

12/30/2013 - 11:24
Tony DeFazio
In the 1986 film “Top Gun,” Tom Cruise plays Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a young Naval aviator aboard the USS Enterprise. Maverick attends the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar, which is known as “Top Gun.”

He travels the same path as his father, Duke, both in occupation and style.

12/19/2013 - 11:37
Tyler Pecyna
Pitt's offense finally went cold and the Panthers were unable to find a way to overcome it, falling to Cincinnati 44-43 at Madison Square Garden on a Titus Rubles put-back with 5 seconds remaining.

It was the first loss of the season for the Panthers, who fell to 10-1. Cincinnati snapped a two-game losing skid to improve to 8-2.

12/17/2013 - 22:56
Taylor Skaggs
Lamar Patterson scored 18 points to pace five Panthers in double figures, Talib Zanna had 10 points and 15 rebounds as Pitt topped Youngstown State 91-73 despite 28 points from YSU's Kendrick Perry.

Neither team could find the range from deep in the first half as the two squads combined for just two makes on 14 attempts.

12/14/2013 - 15:14
Taylor Skaggs
The list of Pitt basketball legends is a short one. Charles Smith and Billy Knight are on it, as are Don Hennon, Doc Carlson and people named Charley Hyatt and Claire Cribbs.

More recent Panthers like Brandin Knight and DeJuan Blair have moved onto the list, joined by women’s players like Lorri Johnson, Jennifer Bruce, Shavonte Zellous and Marcedes Walker.

12/08/2013 - 12:38
Tony DeFazio
Cameron Wright led five Panthers in double-figures with 14 points as Pitt dispatched Loyola-Marymount 85-68 at the Petersen Events Center Friday night. Pitt is off until Youngstown State visits next Saturday.

With five minutes remaining in the first half, Loyola Marymount took over possession trailing by 10.

12/06/2013 - 22:14
Tyler Pecyna
Tim Frazier scored 27 points but Penn State had no answer for Talib Zanna or Lamar Patterson down the stretch and Pitt rode their inside game to a 78-69 win over Penn State at the Petersen Events Center in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

For the first time since 2006, the Panthers oldest rival came to Oakland.

Following old tradition, Pitt, once again took down that foe.

12/04/2013 - 01:00
Anthony Jaskulski
Cameron Wright had 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists as Pitt blew open a close game at halftime and cruised to an 84-67 blowout of Duquesne in the City Game, Pitt's 13th consecutive win in a once competitive rivalry.

Pitt (7-0) continued their trend of storming out of the gate in the opening minutes, as the Panthers had a double-digit lead before the game was five minutes old.

11/30/2013 - 17:32
Tony DeFazio
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