Thursday Sep 11
Pittsburgh Basketball: Panthers Who'll Take the Biggest Leap Forward in 2014-15
For the first time in what must have felt like a long time to fans, Pitt did not immediately fizzle in conference tournament play this past March, though its NCAA tournament woes continued in the round of 32. To borrow a phrase from former school official Beano Cook, the Panthers simply need "better material" in order to improve upon a fifth-place finish in the ACC and enjoy a lengthier postseason run, and they'll have to find some of it internally. While head coach Jamie Dixon tries to stretch his recruiting tentacles, he needs several of his returning players to pick up their respective games in order to make his team a better one this season.
2014 NCAA Tournament Teams from Each Major Conference Least Likely to Return
Some years, a college basketball program puts it all together and secures an elusive NCAA tournament berth. Other schools boast much prouder traditions but get in by the skin of their teeth to continue a recent string.
Pittsburgh Basketball: 5 Biggest Adjustments the 2014-15 Panthers Must Make
Last season, Pitt proved its usual formula of deliberate offense and stifling defense would still be good enough to get the team back to the NCAA tournament out of a new conference.
ACC unveils schedule, defending champion Virginia gets Duke, UNC once apiece
While the 15 ACC schools knew who they would be playing well in advance of Wednesday's announcement, what they didn't know is how their entire schedules would look for the 2014-15 season.
James Robinson: A Model of Consistency
Point guard James Robinson isn't the most flashy player, but when it comes to winning, that isn't a bad thing.