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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. Denied extra year by NCAA, Cook's career ends with injury

    The NCAA has rejected Pittsburgh forward Mike Cook's request for an extra year of eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  3. Tar Heels will be overwhelming favorites to win it all

    Andy Katz

    With Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green, UNC is the early favorite to win it all. Here's the early 2008-09 Top 25, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2008
  4. Dixon turns down suitors, keeps Pitt poised for more success

    Andy Katz

    Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is always one of the hot names in the spring coaching carousel. But he always turns down the suitors, proving his loyalty to a Pitt program that he has helped transform into one of the best in the country, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2008
  5. Hook 'em Horns: Texas pre-preseason No. 1

    Andy Katz

    It's never too early to look ahead and try to predict the Top 25, and the Texas Longhorns are the pre-preseason No. 1, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  6. Now feeling healthy, Fields, Pitt leave Oral Roberts in dust

    Led by 23 points from Levance Fields, the fourth-seeded Panthers won their sixth straight game Thursday, blitzing 13th-seeded Oral Roberts 82-63 in the first round of the South Regional.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 20, 2008
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Pittsburgh 98, DePaul 79

    Pittsburgh 98, DePaul 79

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 09, 2008
  10. UConn earns fifth straight win with upset of Pittsburgh

    A.J. Price scored 21 points and Connecticut closed the game on a 9-2 run for a 60-53 victory over Pittsburgh (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP), the Huskies' fifth straight win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 02, 2008
  11. Most improved players taking over the spotlight

    Mark Schlabach

    Players like Wayne Ellington, Arinze Onuaku and Sam Young were mere afterthoughts last season on their team's benches. But with one more year of experience, they've turned into big-time studs, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2008
  12. Young, Biggs spark Pittsburgh's run in win over Villanova

    Sam Young and Tyrell Biggs led a game-changing rally in which Pittsburgh turned a one-point deficit in the second half into an 18-point lead and the Panthers bounced back from a rare home loss to beat Villanova 69-57 on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 30, 2008
  13. 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
  14. Streaking Pitt sends St. John's to fourth straight loss

    Sam Young scored 26 points and Pittsburgh continued its recent success at Madison Square Garden with an 81-57 victory over St. John's.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 23, 2008
  15. 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
  16. Ramon, Benjamin score 18 each to lead No. 16 Pitt past No. 6 Geor...

    Ronald Ramon and Keith Benjamin, playing new roles because of Pitt's numerous injuries, both scored 18 points and the Panthers surprised Georgetown 69-60 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 14, 2008