Jim Boeheim notched his 903rd career victory, breaking a tie with Bob Knight for second all-time among Division I men's coaches, and No. 7 Syracuse rolled past Rutgers 78-53 on Wednesday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
Gilbert Brown scored 19 points and Pittsburgh (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) took control early with a 19-2 run Saturday that sent the Panthers to an 83-54 rout of Rutgers and the No. 2 seeding in the Big East tournament.