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Pitt suffers loss at home in first ACC meeting against Louisville

By John Harris
Jamie Dixon and Rick Pitino go way back from their days as Big East combatants. They have been coaching rivals for years and know plenty ...

Pitt notebook: Pitino: This year’s Pitt team not as talented as past years
By John Harris
Louisville’s Rick Pitino joined a growing number of opposing coaches to suggest that this year’s Pitt team isn’t as talented as in previous seasons. “Don’t take ...
Pitt coach Narduzzi adds N.J. linebacker recruit
By Jerry DiPaola 10:05 a.m.
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi continued to work on his future defensive lineup when he received a verbal commitment Sunday from outside linebacker Saleem Brightwell of Paramus, N.J. Brightwell (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) is the fifth member of the Class of 2015 to commit to Pitt since Narduzzi was hired Dec. 26. All ...
Central Catholic’s Petrishen says he enjoys hectic recruiting process
By Jerry DiPaola 10:05 a.m.
Sometimes, Central Catholic’s John Petrishen just wants to get away from the rest of the world. “I lock myself in my room, turn my phone off ...
Pitt, Louisville square off after unusually long layoffs
By John Harris
For Pitt, the recent five-day layoff was its longest hiatus since a six-day break in late December. For No. 10 Louisville, the layoff was even longer: ...
Tough times are in past for Pitt senior guard Kiesel
By Karen Price
One of the worst games Brianna Kiesel can remember playing was not the Pitt women’s basketball team’s 120-44 loss to Notre Dame in February 2012. ...
Pitt women’s basketball team upends Boston College
By Karen Price
The Pitt women’s basketball team overcame cold shooting and a second-half deficit to beat Boston College, 78-70, on Saturday at Petersen Events Center. The Panthers ...
Juco center Nix looks to fill void at Pitt
By John Harris
Help could be on the way when junior-college transfer Rozelle Nix arrives at Pitt next season, filling a void in the middle. Lack of size at ...
Junior-college DE interested in signing with Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi’s recruiting efforts took a new turn Saturday when defensive end Allen Edwards of Franklin (Mass.) Dean Junior College said he plans to sign with the Panthers. Edwards would be the first junior-college transfer to play at Pitt since receiver Josh Brinson in 2011. Edwards, who recently …
Pitt’s Johnson to have shoulder surgery
By John Harris
Freshman forward Cameron Johnson (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart), who missed the past 11 games with a left shoulder injury, is scheduled to have surgery, coach Jamie Dixon said. “We’re trying to set up the surgery now,” Dixon said. “We’re at that point where we can’t wait any longer.” Johnson ...
Pitt women fall short against No. 23 Syracuse
By Karen Price
The Pitt women hoped to repeat their performance from two weeks ago at Petersen Events Center by upending a top-25 opponent but fell short against No. 23 Syracuse, 68-60, on Thursday. The score was tied with 6:49 to play, but Syracuse ended the game on a 6-0 run over the final ...
In recruiting, Pitt, Penn State make ‘social’ commentary
By Chris Adamski and Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi left before dinner was served, but no one questioned his manners. He was one of the speakers at Johnny Majors Night at ...
Ohio linebacker commits to Pitt
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt received its third commitment in the past two days Thursday when linebacker Anthony McKee of Marion-Franklin High School in Columbus, Ohio, told coaches he plans to sign next month. McKee is ranked 23rd overall — the sixth-best linebacker — among high school seniors in Ohio, according to Rivals.com. McKee tweeted about ...
Pitt point guard recruit trying to bolster 2015 class
By John Harris
Our Savior New American (N.Y.) point guard Damon Wilson, one of two signees in Pitt’s 2015 recruiting class, is trying to convince high school teammates ...
Pitt football receives verbal commitments from Coatesville safety, Florida defensive end
By Jerry DiPaola
The Pitt football team received its first two verbal commitments under coach Pat Narduzzi on Wednesday when Coatesville safety Jay Stocker and Doral, Fla., defensive end Shawn Curtis revealed their plans to sign with the Panthers. Stocker is the No. 11-ranked prospect in Pennsylvania, according to Rivals.com. He is ...
Pitt freshman wrestler Forys flourishing in 1st ACC season
By Alex Oltmanns
About a year ago, Dom Forys was named the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler on his way to the 126-pound championship as a ...