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Pitt tries to salvage a disappointing season, while West Virginia attempts to put together a strong finish for the NCAA Tournament.

Pitt at Duke
February 4, 2017 1:00 p.m. CBS at Cameron Indoor Stadium

01/31/2017 - 22:23
Brandon Walker
College basketball's conference season kicks into full swing this month as Pitt plays eight ACC games, while Penn State travels for six of their nine conference games and West Virginia tests itself with a full slate of Big 12 contests.

January 4
Pitt at Syracuse, Noon, ACC Network (Channel 4 in Pittsburgh)

01/03/2017 - 22:33
Brandon Walker
A man once called a "runaway beer truck" has a rather predictable career.

Owen Schmitt owns a bar just outside of Morgantown, West Virginia, and plays a mean guitar on the side.

Well, not quite.

12/26/2016 - 18:14
Joel Norman
The three-week long college football season opened Dec. 17 when New Mexico edged Texas-San Antonio in the New Mexico Bowl. Forty-one games will be played, including the three that will decide the 2016 national champion. Here's your complete viewing guide to the games.

Saturday, Dec. 17
Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, N.M.
New Mexico 23 - UTSA 20

 

12/17/2016 - 09:23
Brandon Walker
Big Ten champions Penn State will head to the Rose Bowl to face Southern California, while Pitt -- whose 42-39 win over the Nittany Lions essentially kept Penn State out of the College Football Playoffs -- will take on Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl.

Pitt officially accepted an invitation this afternoon to face Northwestern in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, played at iconic Yankee Stadium in New York City on December 28.

12/04/2016 - 20:54
PSR Staff
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?

Duquesne Dukes vs. Pitt Panthers
Friday, December 2, 7:00 PM
PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa.

11/28/2016 - 19:26
Brandon Walker
While Americans gobbled up turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes on Thursday afternoon, No. 19 West Virginia defeated Illinois, 89-57, in the NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinal.

Back at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, for the first time since falling to Stephen F.

11/25/2016 - 08:18
Joel Norman
Adapting to the Big 12 was not easy for West Virginia University.

The football team has yet to win 10 games since switching conferences in 2012. The men’s basketball team went a combined 30-35 in its first two seasons in the Big 12.

11/01/2016 - 16:11
Joel Norman
It's still the dog days of summer, but college football season is nrarly upon us. Local teams begin to open camp this week and next, and there are several players to keep an eye on.

FBS

08/02/2016 - 13:54
Nathan Toth
Three WPIAL players were drafted into the NFL this past weekend. Former Pitt wide receiver and Clairton standout Tyler Boyd was the first local player off the board when the Cincinnati Bengals made him their second round pick on Friday night.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

05/02/2016 - 11:54
Tony DeFazio
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