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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:20:00 ESTPitt faces Penn State in the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Tipoff is set for 2:30 p.m. with CBS Sports Network televising the contest.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:33:00 ESTSix Panthers broke into double digits, including Cameron Johnson and Michael Young, who each scored 17 as Pittsburgh survived a late scare from Buffalo to win, 84-79 Wednesday night.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:48:00 ESTPitt returns to the Petersen Events Center to host Buffalo Wednesday, Dec. 7. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. with the game broadcast on ACC Network Extra and the WatchESPN app.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:10:00 EST
PITTSBURGH (AP) Michael Young finished with 19 points, Cameron Johnson added 14 points and Chris Jones chipped in 11 in a loss 64-55 loss to Duquesne in the annual City Game on Friday night.
Mike Lewis II scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half, including five straight late in the game
Emile Blackman led the Dukes (4-5) with 21 points and Tarin Smith added 12 for Duquesne, which beat the Panthers (6-2) for the first time in 16 years in a rivalry that dates back to 1932.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:24:00 ESTPitt enters tonight's City Game with a four-game win streak after dumping Maryland, 73-59, on the road earlier this week.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:48:00 ESTPitt faces Duquesne Friday, Dec. 2 in the City Game at PPG Paints Arena. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. with the game broadcast on ACC Network Extra and the WatchESPN app.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:28:00 ESTRedshirt sophomore Cameron Johnson was named a nominee for the 2016 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Good Works Team as announced Wednesday by the NABC and Allstate Insurance Company.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:22:00 ESTJamel Artis scored 15 of his 22 points in the decisive first half, and Pittsburgh held off previously unbeaten Maryland 73-59 Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Panthers (6-1) shot 67 percent from the floor before halftime, including 5 for 10 beyond the arc, and used a 25-4 run to turn a 16-15 deficit into a 40-20 lead. It was 51-26 with 15:45 remaining before Maryland (7-1) closed to 63-55 with three minutes left. But the Terrapins could not complete the comeback.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:52:00 ESTPitt travels to College Park, Md., to face Maryland in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge Tuesday, Nov. 29 (7 p.m. - ESPN2).
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 21:46:00 ESTUsing a barrage of 3-pointers, Pittsburgh sailed past Morehead State 76-63 on Friday night. The Panthers had averaged just 7.2 3-point field goals per game coming in, but eclipsed that by halftime and finished 11 of 19 on the evening from long range. The Panthers used the long ball to open up a 16-point lead at the break. The Eagles chipped away early in the second half, but could only get as close as seven. Seniors Jamel Artis and Michael Young led Pitt (5-1) with 17 and 20 points, respectively.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:30:00 ESTPitt, off to a 4-1 start to the 2016-17 season, returns to action after the Thanksgiving Day holiday with a home contest Friday, Nov. 25 against Morehead State.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:31:00 ESTPitt, playing for the fifth time in a 12-day span, welcomes Morehead State to the Petersen Events Center for a 7 p.m. tip Friday, Nov. 25.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:23:00 ESTMichael Young scored 24 points and added 10 rebounds as Pittsburgh held off Yale, 75-70, Tuesday night. Young, the two-time reigning ACC Player of the Week, was a jack-of-all trades for the Panthers. In addition to leading the team in scoring and rebounds, Young had three assists, a block and went a perfect 6 for 6 from the free-throw line. Pitt (4-1) took advantage of an aggressive Yale defense by getting to the foul line frequently. The Bulldogs committed a total of 19 fouls, and Pitt made 18 of 23 from the free-throw line.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:59:00 ESTPitt senior Michael Young was selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week for the second consecutive week, while Florida State’s Jonathan Isaac earned Freshman of the Week honors as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:22:00 ESTThe following are links to the Pitt IMG Sports Digital Guides for the 2016-17 men's basketball season: