The statement was difficult to believe, especially since Levance Fields needed crutches to work his way to the interview table, but the look of determination on the face of Pitt's junior point guard erased any doubt when he said he believed he could return by Valentine's Day.
January 17, 2008
PITTSBURGH -- While most people are talking about how similar the University of Pittsburgh and UCLA are, junior Mike Cook believed that senior Aaron Gray could be a difference-maker for the Panthers. Pitt (29-7) and the Bruins (28-5) meet Thursday at 9:40 p.m. Eastern at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
March 22, 2007
PITTSBURGH -- Fifth-year senior Levon Kendall is the only player who was on the team when former University of Pittsburgh coach Ben Howland left to take over at UCLA, but former point guard Brandin Knight is all too familiar with Howland, as well as the Bruins, since he's been breaking down film the past two days as Pitt's video coordinator.
March 20, 2007
Let's get one thing straight. The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team's 79-58 win against Wright State was solid, but Pitt was supposed to beat the Raiders in the NCAA first-round matchup late Thursday night at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, N.Y.
March 15, 2007
The Panthers (26-6) handled Marquette easily in the quarterfinal round and are in the semifinals against the Cardinals. It's Pitt's sixth semifinal appearance in the past seven seasons. Louisville beat Pitt in the only meeting between the two teams about a month ago, so the Panthers are looking to turn the tables this time around.
March 9, 2007