Pittsburgh Rumors & News

  • Pitt adds 4-star G Aaron Thompson to 2017 class

    The Score "Kevin Stallings made a splash for the future at Pitt on Sunday, as the new head coach added four-star guard Aaron Thompson to the 2017 recruiting class. The 6-foot-1 Virginia native is ranked by ESPN as the 22nd point guard in the 2017 class and the third-best prospect in the state. " May 08

  • Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings in mix for Pittsburgh job

    ESPN "Vanderbilt men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings is in the mix for the Pittsburgh job, multiple sources told ESPN. Former Vanderbilt athletic director Todd Turner, who hired Stallings, now runs a search firm called Collegiate Sports Associates that has been retained by Pittsburgh to help with..." March 27

  • Archie Miller ‘never interested’ in Pitt job, source says

    Dayton Daily News "Dayton Flyers coach Archie Miller was “never interested” in the Pittsburgh job, according to a source, and multiple other sources said they would have been surprised if he had been. That news was also reported by media in Pittsburgh on Tuesday after Arizona coach Sean Miller, Archie’s older..." March 23

  • Arizona's Sean Miller shoots down coaching at Pitt

    The Score "Sean Miller is staying put. Shortly after a report surfaced about Pittsburgh reaching out to Arizona's coach to fill its coaching vacancy, Miller denied the rumor, confirming his loyalty to the program. Miller took to Twitter to oust the fire. I have a tremendous amount of respect and..." March 22

  • TCU to hire former player Jamie Dixon to lead basketball team

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU, reaching into its past for a new basketball coach, will hire Jamie Dixon out of Pitt, according to ESPN, CBS and sources at the Fort Worth university. The former TCU player led Pitt to 11 appearances in the NCAA tournament in 13 seasons as head coach. Dixon, 50, was TCU’s No. 1 candidate..." March 21

  • Pitt coach Jamie Dixon considering TCU job offer

    CBS Sports "TCU officials have zeroed in on Jamie Dixon to fill its coaching vacancy, and the Pittsburgh coach is now considering what amounts to an offer, a source told CBS Sports. Dixon has a lucrative and longterm contract with Pittsburgh. But, a source said, TCU is willing to "make the money right" in..." March 21

  • Wisconsin gets past Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- Wisconsin found just enough offense in the nick of time. Vitto Brown's 3-pointer with 2:34 left gave the Badgers the lead for good as they held off Pittsburgh 47-43 Friday in a first-round matchup of the NCAA Tournament's East Region at Scottrade Center. Both teams are..." March 18

  • No. 7 North Carolina knocks out Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The shot selection kept getting better and that translated on the scoreboard for No. 7 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. "The second half, we did a much better job offensively and we got better shots," North Carolina coach Roy Williams said after an 88-71..." March 10

  • Pittsburgh 72, Syracuse 71

    The Sports Xchange "Guard James Robinson's steal and layup with 1:02 remaining broke a tie and helped lift Pittsburgh to a 72-71 victory against Syracuse in the ACC tournament's second round Wednesday afternoon at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. After the go-ahead basket, Robinson's jumper on the next..." March 09

  • Georgia Tech 63, Pittsburgh 59

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Senior guard Adam Smith made five 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead Georgia Tech to a 63-59 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday. Smith shot 8-for-13 from the field and was 5-for-7 on 3-pointers for the Yellow Jackets (18-13, 8-10 in the ACC). He has 13 3-pointers in two..." March 05

  • Virginia Tech 65, Pittsburgh 61

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech forward Zach LeDay scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Hokies put a dent in Pittsburgh's NCAA Tournament resume with a 65-61 win Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va. The Hokies opened up a double-digit lead with a 12-2 run midway through the second half and turned back a..." March 02

  • Pitt produces upset of No. 15 Duke

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh's search for its first win against a ranked team nearly ended Wednesday but the Panthers blew a late eight-point lead at home against No. 11 Louisville. Following a loss head coach Jamie Dixon termed devastating, the Panthers entered their final home game against No. 15..." February 28

  • No. 11 Louisville pulls away from Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- At a time when most teams are playing to extend their season, No. 11 Louisville knows it is finishing its own. Due to its self-imposed postseason, the program is only playing for the ACC regular-season title. To make matters worse, coach Rick Pitino was without a key member of..." February 24

  • Pittsburgh 66, Syracuse 52

    The Sports Xchange "Jamel Artis had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Pittsburgh defeated Syracuse 66-52 at the Carrier Dome Saturday. The Panthers outscored the Orange 19-7 down the stretch. Artis, a forward, had 16 points in the second half to trigger the Pitt surge. Guard James Robinson had 13 in the..." February 20

  • Pitt 101, Wake Forest 96 (2 OT)

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Chris Jones scored 23 points, helping Pitt beat Wake Forest 101-96 in double overtime Tuesday night at Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Senior guard James Robinson had 22 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Pitt (18-7, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). Junior forward..." February 16