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  1. Pitt suspends junior forward for the entire 2014-15 season

    Nov 14, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

    Durand Johnson, Zach Gordon

    The Pitt forward missed the final 20 games of the 2013-14 season.

  2. Plans for next two Armed Forces Classic events announced

    Nov 14, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

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    Gonzaga and Pittsburgh will make the trek to Okinawa for next year’s game.

  3. Pensacola State College center verbally commits to Pittsburgh

    Oct 26, 2014, 9:18 PM EST

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    Rozelle Nix was also considering Loyola Marymount and South Carolina.

  4. Durand Johnson returns in Pittsburgh’s Blue-Gold Scrimmage

    Oct 19, 2014, 6:36 PM EST

    Durand Johnson, Zach Gordon

    Johnson last played in live action on January 11, when he suffered a torn ACL in the Panthers’ loss to Virginia.

  5. Pittsburgh, South Carolina among finalists for junior college center

    Oct 10, 2014, 12:33 PM EST

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    Nix recently visited South Carolina, and he’ll visit Pittsburgh later this month.

  6. Pitt’s Durand Johnson says his knee is back to 100 percent

    Oct 3, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    AP

    However, the redshirt junior is battling an ankle injury at the moment.

  7. Official visit to South Carolina goes well for junior college center

    Sep 28, 2014, 7:05 PM EST

    Frank Martin

    The Gamecocks are looking to add even more depth to their front court in the Class of 2015.

  8. Broken foot to sideline Pittsburgh’s leading returning scorer

    Sep 26, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

    Cameron Wright

    The injury is expected to sideline Cameron Wright for ten weeks.

  9. ACC unveils schedule, defending champion Virginia gets Duke, UNC once apiece

    Aug 27, 2014, 7:40 PM EST

    Tony Bennett

    While there are still some non-conference schedules to complete, the ACC conference schedule is loaded with quality matchups.

  10. Ninth annual Elite 24 participants announced

    Aug 8, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Recent verbal commitments Chase Jeter (Duke) and Donovan Mitchell (Louisville) among the 24 players expected to participate on August 23.

  11. Pregame Shootaround: Eight Sweet 16 spots up for grabs Saturday

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

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    Eight games kick off the Round of 32, including a matchup of former Big East foes.

  12. No. 9 Pittsburgh unchallenged in blowout win over No. 8 Colorado

    Mar 20, 2014, 3:44 PM EST

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    No. 8 seed Pittsburgh left no doubt in its NCAA tournament opener, scoring the first 13 points of the game in their resounding win over No. 9 seed Colorado.

  13. ACC Tournament: No. 6 Virginia advances to first ACC title game in 20 years with win over Pitt

    Mar 15, 2014, 3:27 PM EST

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    No. 6 Virginia advanced to its first ACC title game since 1994 on Saturday as the Cavaliers held the lead for the final 21:45 of its 51-48 win over Pitt.

  14. ACC Tournament: Pitt locks up tourney bid by beating struggling No. 16 North Carolina

    Mar 14, 2014, 5:41 PM EST

    Nate Britt, Cameron Wright, Talib Zanna

    Pitt’s in the dance, but was today a sign that North Carolina won’t be for long?

  15. 2014 ACC Tournament Preview: Will a newcomer crash the party in Greensboro?

    Mar 11, 2014, 11:44 AM EST

    AP Photo

    Now 15 teams deep, the ACC’s showcase event will span five days in Greensboro. Between the new arrivals, one upcoming departure and a plethora of talented players, this will be must-see television.

  16. Late Night Snacks: No. 20 Michigan takes control of Big Ten race

    Feb 24, 2014, 12:31 AM EST

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Providence 87, Butler 81 Providence is one of many bubble teams looking to fight their way into the NCAA tournament, and they avoided suffering a tough defeat at Butler on Sunday. All five starters scored in double figures led by Bryce Cotton, who tallied 28 points and six assists. As a…

  17. Pittsburgh’s margin for error shrinks with third straight loss

    Feb 23, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

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    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…

  18. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Syracuse remains undefeated

    Feb 13, 2014, 1:15 AM EST

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 1 Syracuse 58, No. 25 Pittsburgh 56 Once against a Syracuse game went down to the wire, and once again the Orange made the plays needed to win in the end. Tyler Ennis’ 35-footer as time expired proved to be the difference, with he and C.J. Fair combining to scored…

  19. Tyler Ennis, C.J. Fair once again display late-game poise for No. 1 Syracuse (VIDEO)

    Feb 12, 2014, 9:12 PM EST

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    In the history of the Petersen Events Center, No. 25 Pittsburgh had never lost a game against a top five opponent. Nine games, nine wins for the Panthers. And on Wednesday night it looked as if Jamie Dixon’s Panthers would make it 10-0, with their mastery of the offensive glass being a big reason why…

  20. Late Night Snacks: No. 4 Wichita State, No. 5 San Diego State grab road wins

    Feb 6, 2014, 1:26 AM EST

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 5 San Diego State 67, Boise State 65 Boise State was in complete control at home, on the verge of snagging the kind of win that could launch them back into the bubble conversation, when Xavier Thames and SDSU took control. He scored 15 of his 23 points in the…

  21. Super Bowl Snacks: No. 10 Michigan, No. 18 Pittsburgh fall on Super Sunday

    Feb 2, 2014, 6:14 PM EST

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Virginia 48, No. 18 Pittsburgh 45 It wasn’t pretty, and the game lacked the offensive fireworks seen last night at the Carrier Dome, but the Cavaliers and Panthers staged a tough battle in Pittsburgh. The difference was a Malcolm Brogdon three-pointer with less than a second remaining, moving Virginia to 8-1…

  22. Late Night Snacks: No. 2 Syracuse, No. 15 Kansas win key conference battles

    Jan 19, 2014, 1:23 AM EST

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 15 Kansas 80, No. 9 Oklahoma State 78 At the conclusion of last season’s meeting at Allen Fieldhouse Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart pulled off a celebratory backflip. While both teams stated that last year’s finish would have no effect on Saturday’s meeting, it was clear that these two teams…

  23. Even in defeat, No. 22 Pittsburgh has look of ACC contender

    Jan 18, 2014, 7:29 PM EST

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    While there were no questions regarding the validity of No. 2 Syracuse as a contender in the ACC, with the Orange picked in the preseason poll to finish second behind No. 23 Duke, the same can’t be said of No. 22 Pittsburgh. While Jamie Dixon’s Panthers entered the game undefeated in ACC play and 16-1…

  24. Tyler Ennis leads No. 2 Syracuse past No. 22 Pittsburgh

    Jan 18, 2014, 6:36 PM EST

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    Familiar rivals No. 22 Pittsburgh and No. 2 Syracuse met on Saturday afternoon, but under a new banner with first place in the ACC on the line. And given the Panthers’ success against Syracuse under Jamie Dixon, they had a good understanding of what it took to execute properly against Jim Boeheim’s 2-3 zone defense.…

  25. Pittsburgh forward Durand Johnson suffers season-ending torn ACL

    Jan 12, 2014, 4:35 PM EST

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    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…