NEW YORK -- The Pitt-West Virginia battle Thursday night at the Big East Conference Tournament sounded more like a basketball camp than a tournament game with all the whistles blown.
The Pitt men's basketball team leaves Tuesday for its home away from home, Madison Square Garden in New York City, as the No. 2 seed in the Big East Conference Tournament.
With less than two days remaining before Pitt's monumental clash with Connecticut, the Panthers might be without their court general.
The Pitt men's basketball team needed a lift, and the Panthers turned to an old friend to secure a heart-pumping 90-75 win against Marquette in a Big East game Wednesday night at the Petersen Events Center.
Buoyed by a senior class playing its final home game and a boisterous sellout crowd, Providence College stormed to a huge lead and thwarted a furious second-half rally to knock off No. 1 Pitt Tuesday night.
February 28, 2009
If Dave Wannstedt coached the Pitt men's basketball team this week, the Panthers likely would find mousetraps hidden around their locker room.
February 21, 2009
Cincinnati is among the hottest Big East teams right now, but the Pitt men's basketball team has won four of the past five games between the two and are a prohibitive favorite in the 13th meeting in the series.
February 14, 2009
Bob Cousy was considered to be among the greatest guards in NCAA and professional basketball history, and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and The Hartford Financial Services Group sponsor an award to honor the nation's top collegiate point guard.
February 6, 2009