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  1. NCAA tournament: Determination helps Pitt Panther Sam Young find ...

    Brian Bennett

    Sam Young's devotion to his craft is legendary. Through hard work, the Pitt forward has impressed on the court and has constantly surprised people off it.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  2. NCAA tournament: Pitt reaches Sweet 16

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Pittsburgh has been far from dominant in its first two NCAA tournament games, but the Panthers are going to the Sweet 16 nonetheless. They got pushed hard Sunday by Oklahoma State and actually trailed 72-70 with 3:48 left. But Sam Y...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  3. NCAA tournament: Questions for Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Second-round greetings from the University of Dayton Arena, where the first of two No. 1 seeds will try to move into the Sweet 16 when Pittsburgh plays Oklahoma State. Looks as though more Pitt fans are in here Sunday than there wer...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  4. NCAA tournament: Pokes prepared for Pitt, Blair

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- The first round in Dayton featured a double-overtime thriller (Siena-Ohio State), a buzzer-beater (Oklahoma State-Tennessee), a No. 1 seed in danger for 37 minutes (Pittsburgh-East Tennessee State) and another No. 1 seed doing battle ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  5. NCAA tournament: Dayton not a kind destination for No. 1 seeds

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Is there something about Dayton that makes No. 1 seeds look shaky? A couple of hours after Pittsburgh almost fell on its face, Louisville finds itself in an unexpected dogfight with Morehead State. The tournament's No. 1 overall see...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  6. NCAA tournament: Pretty in Pitt? Not exactly

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- DeJuan Blair was asked Thursday if he would consider it a successful season if Pittsburgh finally got over the hump and advanced to the Final Four. "No, we've got to be a national championship team," Blair said. "I'm not worried abo...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  7. NCAA tournament: Pittsburgh survives ETSU -- barely

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Crisis averted for Pittsburgh. Narrowly. The Panthers avoided the embarrassment of becoming the first No. 1 seed ever to lose to a No. 16 by holding off East Tennessee State 72-62. But Pitt fans -- and anyone who has Pitt going far...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: ETSU making Panthers break a sweat

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- The No. 16 seeds haven't made the No. 1s break a sweat in this tournament. Until now. East Tennessee State is playing fast and fearlessly against East top seed Pittsburgh and trails only 26-23 at halftime. It could be closer, as Mik...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  9. NCAA tournament: Dayton has a Sweet 16 feel

    Brian Bennett

    DAYTON, Ohio -- It's only a first- and second-round site, but this pod seems to have a Sweet 16 atmosphere. That's because Dayton is the only site in the bracket with two No. 1 seeds: Pittsburgh (East) and Louisville (Midwest). The pod also includes...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  10. Bennett: Tipping point comes late for Louisville against Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    There comes a point when Louisville players believe they can see their opponents starting to succumb to the Cardinals' swarming pressure. Against No. 1 Pitt, it was midway through the second half, writes Brian Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2009