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Pitt Muscles Its Way Past Oral Roberts

Panthers continue late-season roll with sixth straight win

(Newser) - Fourth-seeded Pittsburgh is playing its best basketball in March instead of January or February this season, and it paid off again today with an 82-63 win over Oral Roberts in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, reports the Associated Press. Levance Fields led the Panthers with 23 points as... More »

Pitt Denies Georgetown Big East Title

Panthers hammer Hoyas inside to end championship drought

(Newser) - Ronald Ramon and DeJuan Blair made sure Pittsburgh would not be denied another Big East championship yesterday, reports the  Associated Press. The Panthers had been to the title game seven times, with only one win, until upsetting No. 9 Georgetown, 74-65. Ramon had 17 points and Blair had 10 points... More »

Shorthanded Pitt Shocks Hoyas

Minus starting guards, Panthers knock off last unbeaten Big East team, 69-60

(Newser) - Minus its two starting guards and suffering a profound height disadvantage, no. 15 Pittsburgh shocked no. 5 Georgetown in front of a rowdy home crowd, 69-60. Panthers big man DeJuan Blair continued to excel in his freshman campaign, snagging 15 points and nine rebounds despite conceding seven inches to the... More »

Pitt Stays Perfect; Duke Doesn't

Fields's last-second trey in OT wins it for Panthers at MSG, 65-64

(Newser) - A Madison Square Garden matchup between two 10-0 teams lived up to its billing, as #11 Pittsburgh beat #6 Duke in overtime, 65-64, on Levance Fields's three-pointer with four seconds remaining. The Panthers had clawed their way back from a 12-point halftime deficit, outrebounding the Blue Devils 34-20 following the... More »

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