— Xavier Johnson scored seven of his 27 points in the waning minutes as Pittsburgh held off Drexel for an 83-74 victory on Saturday, avoiding a second-straight upset to a non-Power Five school.
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— Ramiir Dixon-Conover scored 21 points and Myles Thompson scored 13 with eight rebounds and St. Francis (PA) shocked Pittsburgh in an 80-70 win Wednesday night.
- Hood-Schifino backs out of pledge to Pittsburgh
- Touted Canadian guard Mane staying in NBA draft
- Pitt, WVU add 2 years to hoops 'Backyard Brawl'
- Pitt, Duquesne won't resume 'City Game' in 2020
Schools such as Oklahoma State, Pittsburgh and others are confronting the future of player compensation rights by partnering with companies like INFLCR. Here are the implications.
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast by previewing the ACC, talking about the lack of star-power in the league, the chasm between the top teams and everyone else and if this will be a historically bad season for the conference. Then, North Carolina’s Roy Williams stops by to get into what he learned what he learned after finishing last in the ACC, his team’s strengths and weaknesses, and his thoughts on playing the NCAA Tournament in one location (25:43). Next, it’s SEC preview time with the guys debating whether Tennessee or Kentucky is the class of the league, throwing a sock at LSU, weighing if Florida is primed for a bounce back year, and worry for Georgia (47:52). Finally, Arkansas’ Eric Musselman hops on to discuss his array of masks, the impact of adding three grad transfers to his team, implementing the Milwaukee Bucks offense and getting bullied by his wife on Twitter (1:06:13).
Nike Sibande wants to play at Pitt this year. Miami (Ohio) is blocking Sibande's path and not being honest about it. The NCAA's transfer waiver system allowed it all to happen.
It's a Pitt Takeover today on Packer & Durham. We visit with Pitt Quarterback Kenny Pickett who had one of the best seasons in the ACC behind only Trevor Lawrence. Plus Head Basketball Coach Jeff Chapel stops by to talk Pitt Basketball and the challenges he has face in recruiting during the Covid=19 pandemic.
Jalen Hood-Schifino is reopening his recruitment after saying he would suit up for Pittsburgh in 2022.
Canadian guard Karim Mane, considered a five-star prospect by ESPN's recruiting analysts, has elected to sign with an agent and keep his name in the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Thursday.
Lots of players moved destinations this offseason. Here are the programs that fared the best on the college basketball free-agent market and those that saw a slew of unforeseen departures.
The men's basketball version of the "Backyard Brawl" rivalry between West Virginia and Pittsburgh has been extended through the 2022-23 season.
The annual "City Game" between the Pitt and Duquesne basketball teams will remain on hiatus for a second straight year.
Pittsburgh college and professional sports leaders have donated a combined $800,000 to a center trying to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus.
Which active college coaches were memorable hires? From Roy to Coach Cal to Penny, we look at the best since 1995.
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh guard Trey McGowens is transferring, the second high-profile departure from the rebuilding program in less than a week.McGowens averaged 11.5
Devon Daniels scored 23 points to help North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh 73-58 in Wednesday’s second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
Justin Champagnie scored a career-high 31 points, and Pittsburgh defeated Wake Forest 81-72 in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on Tuesday.
Jose Alvarado scored 23 points, Michael Devoe added 13 and Georgia Tech won its third straight game with a 73-57 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Reserve forward Jericole Hellems scored 16 points and sparked a second-half comeback to give N.C. State’s NCAA Tournament hopes a boost in a 77-73 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
It has been an odd season for college basketball's most storied conference. ACC coaches want you to know the season isn't over.
Kihei Clark scored 17 points as Virginia held off a late charge to top Pittsburgh 59-56 on Saturday afternoon.