N.Y., N.J. and Conn. natives have been named to four of six BCS' all-conference teams (ACC later): Big East, Big Ten, Big 12 and SEC with the bulk (logically) in the Big East. UConn's Hilton Armstrong is that league's Defensive Player of the Year and Eric Ferguson is the SEC Sixth Man of the Year.
March 8, 2006
After cruising with an early-season slate in which it never ventured outside the Pittsburgh city limits, Coach Jamie Dixon's Pitt club demonstrated against South Carolina and Wisconsin that it is still a force to be reckoned with, both within the Big East Conference and nationally.
January 3, 2006
The undefeated Pittsburgh Panthers head to the Palumbo Center for a Wednesday game with the Dukes. Pitt (5-0) trounced Auburn, 78-41, on Sunday while Duquesne (1-3) picked up their first win by topping Robert Morris 73-58 Saturday. The game will be telecast by Fox Sports Pittsburgh.
December 6, 2005