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  1. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Methinks the spread will never be tried again at Pitt. Just a hunch ... Is receiver a position of strength for UConn? Pitt closed the book on a brief, disappointing era with a loss in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Incoming coach Paul Chryst talked abo...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  2. Pitt OG Lucas Nix will play in bowl game

    Brian Bennett

    Pitt starting right guard Lucas Nix will play against SMU in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday, even though he has three summary charges pending for his role in a fight over the holiday break. Nix was charged with public drunkenness, disorderly co...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  3. Instant analysis: Pitt 27, Kentucky 10

    Brian Bennett

    Instant analysis of the BBVA Compass Bowl, which Pittsburgh won 27-10 against Kentucky: How the game was won: Despite the coaching turmoil swirling around the team for the past month, Pittsburgh came out focused and determined to play well in its ...

    Blog | January 08, 2011
  4. Friday Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Steel yourselves. Saturday's BBVA Compass Bowl will be the final Big East football game until next September. It will be a long, hard nine months. In the meantime, there's plenty to talk about. Chris from Wallingford, Conn., writes: K.C. Keeler...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  5. BBVA Compass Bowl keys for Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    Three keys for Pittsburgh in Saturday's BBVA Compass Bowl against Kentucky: 1. Come together, right now: Maybe that Beatles tune should be playing on the team bus ride to Birmingham's Legion Field. Pitt has been through an extraordinarily odd time...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  6. BBVA Compass Bowl: Pitt (7-5) vs. Kentucky (6-6)

    Brian Bennett

    With all the coaching turmoil surrounding Pittsburgh this past month, it could be easy to forget the Panthers still have a game to play. They'll kick it off in one of the last bowl games of the season Saturday in the BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham, ...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  7. Pitt trying to put distractions aside

    Brian Bennett

    As part of the BBVA Compass Bowl week activities, Pittsburgh visited the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham on Thursday morning. Like most who go there, the players were moved by the experience. "You just feel the history around you," quarterbac...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State assistant Tom Bradley appears likely to be the next Pittsburgh coach. There will be a new guy calling plays for the Panthers in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Former Miami offensive coordinator Mark Whipple is interested in the UConn job. Je...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  9. Best Case/Worst Case rewind: Louisville

    Brian Bennett

    Time to keep going in our rewind of the preseason Best Case/Worst Case scenarios for every Big East team. Up now: Louisville Best Case in a nutshell: 8-5 with a win over Kentucky in the opener and again in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Worst Case in a...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  10. Jabaal Sheard won't play for Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    At this point, perhaps this blog should just become the hourly Pittsburgh bad news report. In addition to all the crazy coaching news, the Panthers will be without Big East Defensive Player of the Year Jabaal Sheard for the BBVA Compass Bowl, Dave...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  11. Dave Wannstedt bows out of Pitt's bowl

    Brian Bennett

    The coaching circus continues at Pittsburgh. Dave Wannstedt announced on Monday that he will not coach the Panthers in Saturday's BBVA Compass Bowl against Kentucky. Defensive coordinator Phil Bennett will lead the team in the bowl. This has be...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  12. On the spot in a bowl: Pittsburgh

    Brian Bennett

    We wrap up our series on which players need to step up their game in the postseason with the Big East team that has the latest bowl: Pittsburgh, which plays Kentucky in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 8. And the player that needs to come through for th...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  13. Video: How Pitt matches up with Cobb

    Brian Bennett

    Big East blogger Brian Bennett looks at how Pitt will matchup with Kentucky's Randall Cobb in the BBVA Compass Bowl....

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  14. Wannstedt still mulling bowl game decision

    Brian Bennett

    Will Dave Wannstedt coach Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl? Defensive coordinator Phil Bennett represented the Panthers at a news conference for the game in Birmingham on Thursday and said Wannstedt would lead the team against Kentucky. Wannste...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  15. Wannstedt could coach in bowl game

    Brian Bennett

    Pittsburgh coach Dave Wannstedt won't be back next season, but he may coach one more game in 2011 for the Panthers. Athletic director Steve Pederson has given Wannstedt the option to coach the Jan. 8 BBVA Compass Bowl game against Kentucky. Wannst...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  16. BBVA Compass Bowl or bust?

    Brian Bennett

    No more pizza jokes. The Birmingham Bowl, once known as the Papajohns.com Bowl, now has a new name. And it really rolls off the tongue. How does the BBVA Compass Bowl strike your fancy? If you didn't know what BBVA Compass was, well it's appare...

    Blog | November 05, 2010