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Neitzel Shoots MSU Past Pitt

Spartans punch ticket for Izzo's seventh Sweet 16

(Newser) - Drew Neitzel helped carry fifth-seeded Michigan State into the Sweet 16, keying the run that opened the game up for the Spartans, reports the Detroit News. Neitzel scored 21 points, including eight in a 2:10 seconds in the waning minutes, to lift Michigan State to a 65-54 win over... More »

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 »

Notre Dame Storms Back to Beat Pittsburgh

No. 21 Irish erase 11-point deficit to win 35th straight at home

(Newser) - For No. 21 Notre Dame, home is especially sweet. The Fighting Irish overcame an 11-point second-half deficit tonight and went on to beat struggling Pittsburgh 82-70 in a Big East matchup, reports the Associated Press. Luke Harangody lead the way with 23 points and 12 rebounds as the Irish won... More »

Marquette Smokes Pitt in Second Half

Golden Eagles use 17-0 run to hammer No. 22 Panthers

(Newser) - Marquette scored 17 straight points early in the second half to cruise to a 72-54 Big East win over No. 22 Pittsburgh last night, reports the AP. Jerel McNeal scored 17 points to lead the Golden Eagles (18-6, 8-5) and Ousmane Barrow scored 14 and grabbed 12 rebounds as Marquette... More »

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