May 6, 2015, 6:45 PM EDT
The rising junior is expected to be sidelined for four to six months.
Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg challenges Pitt’s Jamie Dixon to a dance-off in hilarious new commercial (VIDEO)
Jan 5, 2015, 8:42 PM EDT
Rarely do commercials actually make me laugh out loud. This one definitely did.
Dec 4, 2014, 5:39 PM EDT
TCU won (outright or shared) ten regular season titles in the old Southwest Conference, with Dixon being a member of two of those teams.
Nov 14, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT
The Pitt forward missed the final 20 games of the 2013-14 season.
Oct 26, 2014, 9:18 PM EDT
Rozelle Nix was also considering Loyola Marymount and South Carolina.
Oct 19, 2014, 6:36 PM EDT
Johnson last played in live action on January 11, when he suffered a torn ACL in the Panthers’ loss to Virginia.
Oct 3, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT
However, the redshirt junior is battling an ankle injury at the moment.
Sep 20, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT
Pitt and head coach Jamie Dixon no longer hold a commitment from a former 2016 recruit.
Jun 17, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT
After two years in Amherst, Williamson is headed to Pittsburgh.
Apr 21, 2014, 5:57 PM EDT
Pitt assistant coach Barry Rohrssen is leaving the program and is likely heading to Kentucky.
Apr 21, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT
Cameron Johnson is the newest Pitt Panther.
Feb 23, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT
Since shooting 51% from the field in an 83-79 win at Maryland on January 25 Pittsburgh has struggled offensively, shooting no better than 41% in any of the seven games that followed. Game number seven in that dubious streak came on Sunday night, with the Panthers shooting 37% in a 71-66 home loss to Florida…
Jan 12, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT
The Pittsburgh Panthers have adjusted well to their new surroundings, winning their first three conference games as a member of the ACC. But their most recent win, an 80-65 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon, came at a cost as sophomore forward Durand Johnson suffered an injury to his right knee with just over…
Jan 4, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Lamar Patterson scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half and added eight boards, six assists and two steals as Pitt went into Raleigh and knocked off N.C. State 74-62. It was an impressive way for the Panthers to kick off their ACC tenure, but the score doesn’t tell you the full extent…
Dec 7, 2013, 2:36 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Baylor 67, Kentucky 62 It didn’t have the atmosphere of a game that was one of the season’s biggest to date since it was played at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, but Baylor announced themselves to the country as a top team. They did it with Kenny Chery, a Junior College transfer in…
Nov 5, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT
Our Savior New American School (N.Y.) guard Damon Wilson became the first commit in Pittsburgh’s Class of 2015. Wilson gave his verbal commitment to Jamie Dixon on Monday night, and by Tuesday morning, his coach Eric Jaklitsch announced the news. The 6-foot-4 guard is rated as a four-star prospect by Rivals and had offers from Georgia,…
Oct 24, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT
Before his decade-long tenure at UCLA, one that saw him recruit and coach NBA stars like Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Jrue Holiday while making three straight Final Fours, ended last March with a Pac-12 title and a Round of 64 exit in the NCAA tournament, Ben Howland cut his teeth as the head coach…
Sep 30, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT
We officially have our first highlight from 2013 Midnight Madness celebrations even if it didn’t happen at midnight. On Saturday, Pitt basketball hosted their Morning Madness, kicking off a day worth of tailgating for students getting ready to see the Panthers host Virginia on the gridiron. There were dunk contests and some Pitt hoops Family…
Sep 29, 2013, 10:30 AM EDT
At long last, Sheldon Jeter has transferred to Pittsburgh. Recall that the former Vanderbilt forward’s wish to transfer back closer to home and play for Jamie Dixon at Pittsburgh was blocked by Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings. Rumors circulated that Jeter didn’t inform Stallings of his intent to transfer from Vanderbilt and went public with…
Sep 18, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT
Whether it’s a nationally-known program such as Coaches vs. Cancer or Samaritan’s Feet, college basketball coaches have used their status to raise funds and exposure for some great causes. Another such organization is the Brayden Carr Foundation, which was founded by current Rhode Island assistant coach Jim Carr and his wife Natalie in 2011. The…
Mar 23, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT
To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. Speculation of Jamie Dixon taking the job opening at Southern California can end, as Pittsburgh announced Saturday that it has signed its head coach to a contract extension through the 2022-23 season. Dixon led Pittsburgh to a 24-9 overall record this season, including 12-6 in the…
Nov 12, 2012, 5:33 PM EDT
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A Pittsburgh player leaves the team less than a semester into the season. This time it’s John Johnson, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson, a 6-1 guard from Philadelphia, didn’t play a minute in the Panthers’ 80-48 victory over Mt. St. Mary’s in their season opener on Friday…
Aug 5, 2012, 9:37 AM EDT
Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon was reportedly “stumbling over his words” with excitement when he got news that four-star forward Mike Young had chosen his Panthers over the Florida Gators Saturday. “[Dixon] wanted me really bad,” Young told the Tribune-Review. “I was his No. 1 priority.” Young is a good rebounder and versatile forward, a…
Oct 25, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT
Pitt coach Jamie Dixon made news over the weekend when he helped rescue two people from a car accident. Yet as Dixon detailed Monday morning, he was surprised he even had the chance. “I was in the fast lane as was the other car,” Dixon told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “It hit [the barrier] straight on…
Oct 10, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT
It’s a rite of spring – coach gets fired, Jamie Dixon’s name is floated as a candidate. Last spring, the Pittsburgh coach turned down Oregon. He also has passed on gigs at Arizona, Arizona State, Missouri, Oklahoma State and USC. That’s what happens when you win 27 games a season and never miss the NCAA…
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