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  1. Bubble Watch Friday afternoon update

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here's what's bubbling now. First the ACC, where Pitt is now a lock. At this point, any team with a cat-related mascot and a couple of close games in their rearview gets slapped with the "Cardiac Cats" nickname. Pittsburgh actually earned it. All ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. Weekend homework: Pitt perceptions

    Eamonn Brennan

    The following is true of the Pittsburgh Panthers: They average 1.18 points per possession. They allow just .94. The Panthers' average margin of victory in 2013-14 is 17.2 points. They have 16 wins. They have one loss. This week, when Ke...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  3. Vanderbilt Commodores block Sheldon Jeter from transferring to Pi...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Vanderbilt is blocking one of its players from transferring to Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  4. ACC still targeting Madison Square Garden

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the fall of 2011, after Syracuse and Pittsburgh announced their intentions to leave the Big East and join the ACC, commissioner John Swofford held a conference call. On this call, the ACC commish revealed his league's interest in moving the ACC to...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  5. Saddle Up: Louisville and perception

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of tonight's best basketball action. It has a turtle. It will never not have it. Pittsburgh at No. 5 Louisville, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN: Perception-wise, I'm not sure this game could come at a worse time for the Louisv...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  6. UNLV leaders hope to leave legacy

    Eamonn Brennan

    Much of the talk of UNLV's exciting upcoming season has centered on the frontcourt, where a handful of players, both new and returning, could make the Runnin' Rebels one of the nation's most exciting teams. Khem Birch transferred in from Pittsburgh. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  7. Pittsburgh preps Woodall for crucial role

    Eamonn Brennan

    Over the summer, it appeared Ashton Gibbs was preparing to be Pittsburgh's de facto do-everything guard. He was already one of the nation's best pure shooting guards; despite his quirky release, in 2011 Gibbs posted a 127.9 offensive rating thanks to...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  8. Former Pitt coach isn't worried about move

    Eamonn Brennan

    Since Pittsburgh and Syracuse dropped the ACC hammer on their Big East compadres Sunday -- briefly exacerbating a torrent of realignment movement that was only alleviated by the Pac-12's merciful reversion to sanity Tuesday night -- myself and others...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. Nasir Robinson not running from mistake

    Eamonn Brennan

    One of the indelible images from the first weekend of the 2011 NCAA tournament came after Butler's did-that-really-just-happen second-round win over the top-seeded Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday. The came courtesy of Pitt forward Nasir Robinson, and ma...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  10. At Pitt, Brey's pesky Irish 'burn' and earn

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our daily recap of the night's best basketball action. Thanks to Notre Dame, it's coming to you much earlier in the "morning" than usual. No. 14 Notre Dame 56, No. 2 Pittsburgh 51: Well, well, well, Notre Dame. How's that for...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  11. Saddle Up: Can ND win one on the road?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It is already tired of talking about Jay Cutler. No. 14 Notre Dame at No. 2 Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN: After an impressive 16-1 start to the season, Notre Dame hit the B...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  12. BC's brilliant attack matched by awful D

    Eamonn Brennan

    There are a lot of weird tempo-free things happening in college hoops this season. Pittsburgh, a team traditionally known for its defense and rebounding, has the most high-flying offense in the country. Maryland, an underrated team that won with offe...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  13. Saddle Up: More Big East goodness

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. No. 9 Georgetown at No. 15 Notre Dame, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN2: Two nights after Pittsburgh and Connecticut opened the Big East conference with a matchup of highly ranked, highly ...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  14. TMA: Pitt's balance tops Kemba's brilliance

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Morning After is our semi-daily recap of last night's best hoops action. It rediscovered the joys of a full eight hours over Christmas break. It will not feel those joys again for a while. No. 6 Pittsburgh 78, No. 4 Connecticut 63: It is impo...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  15. Saddle Up: UConn-Pitt tips Big East

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. No. 4 Connecticut vs. No. 6 Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2: Jim Calhoun might not like it, but everyone else should. This is an awesome way to kick off Big East play. W...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  16. Observations from the week that was

    Eamonn Brennan

    1. Tennessee is the best team in the Big East. OK, so things don't exactly work that way. But the undefeated Volunteers are now owners of two separate road/neutral-site wins over Villanova and Pittsburgh, the top two presumed Big East title contender...

    Blog | December 13, 2010