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Jamel Artis scored 32 points and the Panthers needed every one as Pitt edged Bryant 72-67 Monday night at the Petersen Events Center.

Pittsburgh, PA—If a basketball fan was ever looking for the definition of the expression, “let-down game,” a good place to start would have been Petersen Events Center Monday eveni

02/02/2015 - 23:04
Anthony Jaskulski
James Robinson had 15 points and 10 assists, including the game-winner with 12 seconds left, as Pitt upset No. 8 Notre Dame 76-72 to improve to 14-3 against Top 10 teams at the Petersen Events Center.

PITTSBURGH, PA - To most, Saturday was just the last day of the month of January.

For Pitt fans, it was the day James Robinson cemented his name in Panthers’ lore.

01/31/2015 - 14:47
Anthony Jaskulski
Louisville shot a scorching 65 percent and Pitt fell to a top 10 team for the second time in a week, losing to the No. 10 Cardinals 80-68 Sunday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center.

PITTSBURGH, PA - Louisville’s Terry Rozier and Chris Jones were too much to handle for Pitt’s perimeter defense, as the duo combined for 43 points.

01/25/2015 - 20:13
Mark Powell
Jamel Artis had 21 points, but Tyus Jones 3-point shooting and Jahlil Okafor's presence in the middle lifted No. 5 Duke over Pitt 79-65 Monday night at Cameron Indoor Arena in Durham.

DURHAM, NC (AP) -- Because all those Duke's guards put up some big numbers, their Hall of Fame coach is on the brink of an even bigger one.

01/19/2015 - 22:58
Cameron Wright and Jamel Artis each scored 20 points and Pitt improved to 3-2 in the ACC with a 70-65 win over Georgia Tech at the Petersen Events Center Saturday afternoon.

The Panthers took down the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 70-65 Saturday evening.

01/17/2015 - 18:59
Tony DeFazio
Michael Young had 16 and 12 rebounds, Pitt got a big boost from walk-on Aron Phillips-Nwankwo and Jamie Dixon collected his 300th career victory as the Panthers beat Florida State 73-64 at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday night.

PITTSBURGH, PA - Having been outrebounded by 17 their last time out against Clemson, Pitt needed to have more success on the glass if they were to avoid losing their third game ear

01/14/2015 - 23:22
Mark Powell
Despite high expectations to start the season, Pitt has looked overmatched at times through their first 15 games.

In past years the Panthers have been criticized for having a weak schedule leading up to the conference season, including last year when their strongest opponent was a middle of the pack Stanford t

01/08/2015 - 12:03
Mark Powell
Josh Newkirk hit the game-winning layup in overtime as Pitt rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final 2:41 to force OT before beating Boston College 61-60.

Newkirk, who also forced overtime with a layup with 30 seconds left in regulation, led Pitt with 15 points and 8 assists.

01/06/2015 - 23:58
Emily Stock
‎Pitt‬ was ice cold from the floor, shooting just 32 percent, as the Panthers fell 68-50 at N.C. State to open their ‪‎ACC‬ schedule.

Despite 13 points from Jamel Artis, the Panthers looked a step slow in their ACC opener, losing on the road to a young N.C. State team 68-50.

01/03/2015 - 15:34
Mark Powell
Michael Young had 16 points and Cameron Wright added 15 as Pitt won their 200th game at the Petersen Events Center, downing Florida Gulf Coast 71-54 Tuesday night.

PITTSBURGH, PA - The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles met the Pitt Panthers at the Peterson Event Center Tuesday night for a matchup between two nine win teams.

12/30/2014 - 22:22
Anthony Mendicino
Bob Prince was best known as the voice of the PIttsburgh Pirates for 28 years, but it was not the only job he had over his Hall of Fame career. “The Gunner” also called Steelers and Penguins games at different times during his career and was part of the NBC broadcast team for the 1965 All-Star Game.
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When the Penguins hired Jim Rutherford as their general manager in 2014, it seemed like a temporary move. The former Carolina Hurricanes GM would spend his two years in Pittsburgh, and then hand the keys to Jason Botterill; the man whom several people thought deserved the job in the first place.
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Aaron Gray is a familiar name for most Pittsburgh basketball fans. The 7’0”, 270-pound center led the '07 Panthers to an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and was one of the most prolific big men to play for coach Jamie Dixon.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas is the New York Times best-selling author of Concussion and the 2009 GQ article “Game Brain,” which inspired the Golden Globe-nominated movie, Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin.
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The college basketball season is underway as local teams finish their non-conference games this month. Will Kevin Stallings re-ignite the Pitt program? Can Jim Ferry recover from losing three seniors at Duquesne? Will Penn State's freshmen class finally produce competitive basketball in State College?
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Exactly four months after the Pittsburgh Penguins raised the Stanley Cup in San Jose, the new NHL season got underway. While the Penguins will look to become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as champions, the season will be sure to deliver plenty of twists and surprises during the regular season.
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As much as 80 percent of the Pirates starting rotation could be different next season. Only Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are locks to return from the 2015 crew. With three spots potentially open, the Pirates could look to add veterans through waivers, free agency and trades. Here are some potential in-house solutions.
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For years, the accomplishments of the Penn State men’s basketball team have been few and far between. Head coach Patrick Chambers has posted a 23-67 overall conference record in his five seasons, one of the worst marks among Power 5 schools. Only TCU, Boston College, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech have a lower in-conference winning percentage than Penn State's .256 mark during that span.
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