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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

西瓜视频

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

西瓜视频

A referee holds a basketball in the Petersen Events Center.

Column | Changes needed to field the best 68 in March Madness

By Matthew Scabilloni, Assistant Sports Editor June 6, 2024

In the 2023-24 college basketball season, Pitt men鈥檚 basketball barely missed out on an NCAA Tournament bid and a chance to make an NC State-esque run in March Madness.聽 Pitt was the last team to...

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) drives to the basket during Pitt men鈥檚 basketball鈥檚 game against Duke on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Pitt basketball reloads roster ahead of 2024-25 season

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer June 6, 2024

The men鈥檚 basketball season wrapped up for the Panthers this spring with a record of 22-11 (12-8 ACC) and a fourth-place finish in the ACC, just missing a spot in the 2024 NCAA Tournament. Although Pitt...

Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel works the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College of the Atlantic Coast Conference mens tournament, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in New York.

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball lands FSU transfer Cam Corhen

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2024

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball is starting early in the transfer portal this offseason, earning a commitment from Florida State sophomore forward Cam Corhen. Corhen entered the portal after averaging 9.4 points...

First-year guard Carlton Bub Carrington (7) looks for a play during Wednesday nights game against Wake Forest in the Petersen Events Center.

Carlton 鈥淏ub鈥 Carrington declares for the NBA draft

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2024

On Wednesday, Pitt men鈥檚 basketball ball star first-year guard Carlton 鈥淏ub鈥 Carrington declared for the 2024 NBA draft. Carrington is a projected first-round draft pick. The announcement comes...

Junior guard Ishmael Leggett (5) high-fives other Pitt players during Pitt mens basketballs game against Canisius on Dec. 9, 2023.

Column | ACC’s wins in tournament proves Pitt should’ve made it in

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

Selection Sunday is a national holiday among sports fans. While some teams are all but expecting a ticket, or have gained one through conference titles, the rest of the tournament hopefuls await that fateful...

Pitt forward Ryan Luther drives to the hoop during the Panther鈥檚 2016 loss against Duquesne in the City Game.

Counterpoint | The City Game is pointless

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor March 27, 2024

This column is part of a point-counterpoint series. To read the opposing side, click here. What was once the City Game held between Pitt men鈥檚 basketball and Duquesne is a storied rivalry with over...

First-year guard Trey McGowens attempts to dunk during Pitt鈥檚 74-53 victory against Duquesne in the City Game on Nov. 30, 2018.

Point | Pitt and Duquesne should play in City Game

By Aidan Kasner, Senior Staff Writer March 27, 2024

This column is part of a point-counterpoint series. To read the opposing side, click here. From 1932 to 2018, Pitt men鈥檚 basketball and Duquesne faced off in an annual basketball game. This game was...

Pitt players William Jeffress (24), Federiko Federiko (33) and Zack Austin (55) at the end of their loss to North Carolina during an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2024, in Washington.

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball season turnaround should not go overlooked

By James Carter, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

The 2023-24 Pitt men鈥檚 basketball season was certainly one to remember for Panther fans. Head coach Jeff Capel and staff looked to build upon the Panthers鈥 surprise run to the NCAA tournament the previous...

First-year guard Carlton Carrington (7) drives past a Florida State defender in the Petersen Events Center on Mar. 5.

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball reflects on past and future

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 19, 2024

Two years ago, on March 8, 2022, Pitt men鈥檚 basketball finished yet another atrocious season under head coach Jeff Capel, posting an 11-22 record. Capel went to the post-game press conference after getting...

Head coach Jeff Capel speaks to the team during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Feb. 4.

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball fails to make NCAA Tournament, declines NIT bid

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor March 17, 2024

Pitt men鈥檚 basketball had a disappointing Sunday evening, as the team failed to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The selection committee listed the Panthers as one of the first four teams out of the...

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