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  1. Andy Katz: Pitt peaking at the right time

    Andy Katz

    With a potential Big East regular-season title, a No. 1 seed in the conference tourney, and possibly an overall No. 1 seed in the Big Dance, Pitt -- especially seniors Levance Fields and Sam Young -- pulled out all the stops to take down No. 1 UConn for the second time.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2009
  2. Pitt enjoys Garden party by knocking off the Hoyas

    Dana O'Neil

    Just a few weeks ago, Pitt looked incapable of a run to the Big East Championship game. But star Sam Young and coach Jamie Dixon -- a yin-yang duo -- kept the Panthers together, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  3. Pitt wins second title after eight championship game appearances

    Ronald Ramon scored 17 points and Pittsburgh won its second Big East tournament championship in its eighth title-game appearance with a 74-65 victory over top-seeded and ninth-ranked Georgetown on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  4. Chandler, Coburn key Rutgers' 20-2 run to stun No. 17 Pitt

    Corey Chandler and Mike Coburn led Rutgers' decisive second-half run and the Scarlet Knights pulled off their second consecutive upset of a Top 25 team by stunning No. 13 Pittsburgh 77-64.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 26, 2008
  5. Hrycaniuk's crucial tip-ins highlight Cincy's upset of No. 16 Pit...

    Adam Hrycaniuk had two tip-ins during a 13-point run in the second half Saturday that helped Cincinnati pull off its second Big East upset in eight days, 62-59 over depleted No. 15 Pittsburgh.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 19, 2008
  6. Freshman Blair steps in to help No. 18 Pittsburgh pull away

    Sam Young and DeJuan Blair carried Pittsburgh's offense until its backcourt finally got going early in the second half, and the Panthers (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) kept Seton Hall winless in the Big East with an 84-70 victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 12, 2008
  7. Pitt rides second-half surge past Gransberry, South Florida

    Sam Young scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and Pittsburgh rebounded from losing its Big East opener with a 79-66 victory over South Florida.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  8. Nova's Grant scores 22 to lead Wildcats over Panthers

    Dante Cunningham made two free throws with 10 seconds left and Villanova (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) then forced another turnover for a 64-63 victory over No. 13 Pittsburgh on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 06, 2008
  9. Georgetown, Marquette are likeliest contenders in Big East

    Andy Glockner

    Two months into the season, the 16 Big East teams are facing more questions than answers as they enter conference play. Even the likely contenders -- Georgetown and Marquette -- aren't givens, writes Andy Glockner.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2008
  10. Recruit could put Pitt on rise

    Now that Jamie Dixon has settled on Tom Herrion to fill his staff, Dixon can focus on getting the Pitt Panthers ready to challenge for the Big East title next season with Louisville and Georgetown. And, if a certain recruit continues to live up to ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2007
  11. Hoyas claim their 1st Big East tourney title since 1989

    Jeff Green scored 21 points as Georgetown won its Big East-record seventh title and first since 1989.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 10, 2007
  12. Pitt rides 20-2 run into Big East title game

    Antonio Graves scored 10 of his 23 points during Pittsburgh's 20-2 run to start the second half, and the Panthers advanced to the Big East tournament championship with a 65-59 victory over Louisville.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 09, 2007
  13. Pitt rides Gray's 22 points past Marquette

    Aaron Gray scored 22 points to help Pittsburgh (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) beat Marquette (No. 19 EPSN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) 89-79 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tourna

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 08, 2007
  14. Pitt uses dominating second half to roll West Virginia

    Aaron Gray and Levon Kendall wore down West Virginia with their inside scoring and rebounding and No. 12 Pittsburgh remained in contention for the Big East regular-season title, beating the Mountaineers 80-66 Tuesday night behind a dominating second half.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  15. Gray shakes off early foul trouble, anchors Pitt over Providence

    Aaron Gray took control inside to finish with 22 points after sitting out much of the first half in foul trouble, and Pittsburgh rallied in the second half to shake off stubborn Providence's upset bid and win 74-68 Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 10, 2007
  16. Pittsburgh pulls away in second half for seventh straight win

    No. 6 Pittsburgh pulled away midway through the second half behind Aaron Gray's strong inside play and Ronald Ramon's perimeter shooting, wearing down Connecticut in a typically rugged Big East rivalry game for a 63-54 victory Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 16, 2007