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  1. Misery loves company as the Pittsburgh Panthers and Villanova Wil...

    Dana O'Neil

    Models of consistency for the past decade, Pittsburgh and Villanova -- two programs that faced off in the 2009 Elite Eight -- are in a stunning free fall this season. What in the world happened?

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  2. Baylor Bears, Creighton's Doug McDermott enjoying their moment - ...

    Dana O'Neil

    In the second installment of Dana O'Neil's "In the Know" column, she buys in to Baylor and sings the praises of Creighton's Doug McDermott.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  3. Big East: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Dana O'Neil

    Here are five storylines I'm keeping an eye on in the Big East: 1. The potential swan song for Pittsburgh and Syracuse It's still hard to imagine this league without two of the schools that have come to epitomize both the personality and the br...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  4. Tumultuous end leaves Butler, Pitt dazed

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Matt Howard stepped to the line while bedlam and hysteria broke out around him. One side of the Verizon Center booed its displeasure; the other screamed its joy. Pittsburgh players, who just seconds before were euphoric, now...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Butler 71, Pittsburgh 70

    Dana O'Neil

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A quick look at Butler's wild 71-70 win over Pittsburgh. Overview: Absolutely top-shelf basketball in this game, with two experienced and intelligent teams leaving it all on the floor. Sadly it ended in controversy, with two fo...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  6. What to watch for: Syracuse-Pittsburgh

    Dana O'Neil

    The critics became supporters, the doubters believers. A year ago, Pittsburgh went to Syracuse with a gaudy record and a whole lot of people who thought the Panthers were little more than an inflated byproduct of an easy schedule. By the time t...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  7. Coaches vs. Cancer Classic: Star-less Pittsburgh Panthers when it...

    Dana O'Neil

    Pittsburgh, the self-proclaimed team of no stars, put on a typical Pittsburgh performance in its Coaches vs. Cancer title-game victory over Texas.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  8. Big East: 5 Things I Can't Wait To See

    Dana O'Neil

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Big East: 1. Can Ashton Gibbs deliver while everyone is watching? Gibbs served as the poster boy for surprise Pittsburgh last season, a seemingly out-of-nowhere star who earned the league's most i...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  9. Dana O'Neil: The Big East tournament primer

    Dana O'Neil

    The Big East tournament has arrived. Here's what you need to know about the teams that will be on the court at Madison Square Garden.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2010
  10. Dana O'Neil: Pitt Panthers guard Jermaine Dixon counts his blessi...

    Dana O'Neil

    The things Pitt's Jermaine Dixon has -- not the things he has lost -- have made him into the man he is today.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  11. Pitt exacts Elite Eight revenge with win over Villanova

    Dana O'Neil

    PITTSBURGH -- No surprise here. Pitt versus Villanova was feisty, scrappy, at times flat-out ugly and entertaining to the last minute. The 70-65 win is a huge boon to the credibility and resume of a once-again soaring Pitt team that remains almost im...

    Blog | February 21, 2010
  12. Dana O'Neil: It doesn't make up for last season, but the Pitt Pan...

    Dana O'Neil

    Pitt's victory over Villanova doesn't erase last season's Elite Eight loss, but it does help the Panthers this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2010
  13. Dana O'Neil: Gritty Panthers are all Pittsburgh

    Dana O'Neil

    If Pittsburgh is a city full of tough underdogs, there's perhaps no better representative than the Pitt basketball team, which won at UConn Wednesday and continued its remarkable start to Big East season.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  14. Instant Analysis: Pitt at Georgetown

    Dana O'Neil

    Here is Dana O'Neil's instant analysis of Pitt at Georgetown.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2009
  15. Jamie Dixon's Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team doesn't p...

    Dana O'Neil

    Pitt's basketball isn't pretty. The Panthers play scrappy, blue-collar, in-your-face ball and, as evident in the Legends Classic, it's working, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2008
  16. 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