Pittsburgh Rumors & News

  • Cameron Johnson claims Pitt error should allow him to join North Carolina immediately

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Pitt had a rough year on the court. One of the players involved in that season now claims it bungled one off the court, as well. It seems possible the Panthers have mishandled their showdown with shooting guard Cameron Johnson regarding his entry into the world of graduate..." June 09

  • Pitt transfer Cameron Johnson commits to UNC; not yet immediately eligible

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-7 graduate transfer from the University of Pittsburgh, committed to North Carolina on Tuesday, and did so without the assurance that he'd be able to play next season. Johnson confirmed his commitment, first reported by ESPN, in a text message but added that he was “not..." June 06

  • Johnson: Roy Williams trying to convince Pitt to waive my transfer restriction

    Raleigh News & Observer "The news didn’t necessarily come as a surprise to Cameron Johnson, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, but nonetheless, he had been hoping for a different outcome. He had been hoping he could play college basketball next season wherever he chose – perhaps even at North..." May 23

  • Pitt restricting grad transfer Johnson from joining other ACC programs

    Sporting News "The Kevin Stallings era at Pittsburgh has taken another hit, both on the court and in the court of public opinion, after the Panthers finished with a 16-17 record in Stallings' debut season. Cameron Johnson, a 6-8 guard who was the team's third-leading scorer at 11.9 points per game last..." May 22

  • Pitt's Cameron Johnson to seek transfer

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The turnover ravaging Pitt's basketball roster this offseason -- largely confined to players with limited roles and modest production -- now includes its leading returning scorer. Redshirt sophomore Cameron Johnson has requested his release from the university and will look to transfer, his..." April 01

  • Virginia knocks off Pitt in ACC tourney

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Just over a month ago, during a rare four-game losing streak for Virginia, it seemed as though they couldn't drop in a 3-point shot even if it was handed to them. In an embarrassing loss to North Carolina, the Cavaliers shot just 2-20 from deep and were grasping for answers...." March 09

  • Pitt tops Georgia Tech in ACC tourney to keep hope alive

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- No. 14 seed Pittsburgh kept its season alive with a 61-59 win over No. 11 seed Georgia Tech in Tuesday night's first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. With the loss, the Yellow Jackets' hopes for an NCAA Tournament bid may have ended as Josh Pastner's squad..." March 07

  • No. 23 Virginia routs Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After Virginia's 12-point loss to Pittsburgh in January when the Cavaliers surrendered 88 points, head coach Tony Bennett said his team "got lost defensively" as they struggled to contain the Panthers' hot shooting. While the Cavaliers were lost on defense that night,..." March 04

  • Lammers leads Georgia Tech past Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange "Center Ben Lammers scored 20 points and Georgia Tech kept its NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a 61-52 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Lammers had an emphatic dunk during Georgia Tech's 7 for 7 streak from the field to conclude the game. The junior was 8..." March 01

  • No. 8 North Carolina rolls over Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange "Justin Jackson was a liability last season whenever he decided to hoist a shot from 3-point range. The junior forward now rates as a huge asset for North Carolina when he squares up for the long-range blast. Jackson continued his improved marksmanship on Saturday when he scored 23..." February 25

  • Wake Forest survives scare, comes back to beat Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Collins scored in the lane on an offensive rebound with 17 seconds to play as Wake Forest completed a big comeback for a 63-59 victory against visiting Pittsburgh on Wednesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum. Michael Young missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer for..." February 22

  • Pitt notches upset of No. 17 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "There's no sugar-coating it: Pittsburgh's 2016-17 season has been rough. But the Panthers went a long way to smoothing things out Saturday at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh grabbed a first-half lead against No. 17 Florida State with 8:23 remaining and never looked..." February 18