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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 - 00:00
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 - 16:32
Tony DeFazio
Year after year many college athletes transfer from one school to another. Football and both men’s and women’s basketball see more transfers than others, but recently the number of transfers in men’s hoops specifically has sky-rocketed.

Going into the 2013-14 academic year, nearly 450 male athletes switched schools to play basketball.

11/27/2013 - 10:50
Josh Carney
Lamar Patterson lit up the Barclays Center for the second consecutive night, leading five Pitt players in double figures with 24 points as the Panthers throttled Stanford 88-67 to win the Progressive Legends Classic in Brooklyn.

With 3:53 remaining in the first half, Lamar Patterson was sent to the foul line for three free throw attempts. Patterson swished the first two, but missed the third.

11/27/2013 - 00:37
Tyler Pecyna
Lamar Patterson had a career high 23 points for Pittsburgh, and the Panthers ran away with a win in the semifinals of the Legends Classic, ousting Texas Tech, 76-53.

Undefeated through five games, Pitt didn't waste time notching its second consecutive blowout victory, leading the Red Raiders 41-18 at halftime a week after similarly dominating Lehigh University.

11/25/2013 - 23:08
Cody Benjamin
Talib Zanna's 23 points and 14 rebounds led Pitt to a 77-58 blowout victory over Lehigh in the Panthers final tune-up before facing Texas Tech in Brooklyn next week.

Pitt led 12-9 with 13 minutes left in the first half, but a 22-2 run over the next six minutes stretched the lead to 34-11 and Lehigh never got within 18 points after that.

11/20/2013 - 22:35
Tony DeFazio
Lamar Patterson scored 20 points on Sunday and Pittsburgh shot a school-record 81 percent from the field in the first half to beat Howard 84-52.

Pitt opened the game on a pair of 9-0 runs, interupted only by Howard's James Daniel making a free throw at the 16:28 mark of the first half.

11/17/2013 - 21:18
PSR Staff
Newbill scored 18, Travis and Taylor added 17 for the Lions in loss

UNIVERSITY PARK -  Four Nittany Lions posted double figures for the Penn State men's basketball team in a high-scoring battle against Bucknell on Wednesday evening at the Bryc

11/13/2013 - 21:39
PSR Staff
Talib Zanna scored 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting and added 10 rebounds to lead Pitt over Fresno State 75-54 at the Petersen Events Center.

Zanna, who missed Pitt's season-opener due to a team-imposed one-game suspension, led the Panthers to a dominant 48-25 edge over the Bulldogs on the glass.

11/12/2013 - 21:35
Tony DeFazio
Pitt enters the 2013-14 season after a recent string of unprecedented player exodus. Since 2010, Pitt has lost six players to transfers—including the surprising departure of senior J.J. Moore—and one player (center Steve Adams) to early entry in the NBA draft.

The loss of size from those seven, including former ESPN 100 recruits Malcolm Gilbert, Khem Birch, Adams and Moore, has left the Panthers painfully thin along the frontcourt.

11/07/2013 - 11:52
Taylor Skaggs
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The Steelers need cornerbacks, and the upcoming NFL Draft has some. The team may have to be willing to think outside the box a bit, however.
Editor's DeskFeature OnePure Steel
It’s finally baseball season and Pirates fans have plenty to be excited about. Coming off consecutive playoff appearances, the Pirates are poised to field what general manager Neal Huntington called the “deepest and most talented” team he has assembled.
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As the primary location for much of Major League Baseball’s spring training, Florida is a familiar spot for most professional baseball players. For new Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang, it’s the beginning of a transition period.
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It has been four years since the Pittsburgh Steelers won a playoff game. Fourteen other NFL teams have won in the postseason since the Steelers defeated the Jets for the 2010 AFC Championship.
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The Pirates division opponents have changed quite a bit over the offseason, as the Cardinals and Cubs made major changes, while the Brewers and Reds are not the playoff contenders they once were.
Custom 1North Shore Notes
The All-Star Game is a distant memory. The last leg of the NBA regular season is upon us. It’s time to start looking at which teams have the right stuff to hold the Larry O’Brien trophy in June.
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With the NBA playoffs on the horizon, the race to the finish line is intensifying – as is the competition for the association’s Most Valuable Player. The discussion has become a lot more exciting than in previous years as the two frontrunners are not named James or Durant.
Custom 3Sports Bites
The Nationals spent the money to put together what is probably the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers may only be getting better, and the Mariners have what could be the most feared lineup in the league.
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