Offensive Identity: Most of the early important possessions are scripted, with the director being associate head coach Tom Herrion. The former College of Charleston head coach holds up a dry erase board with the play name on it. The plays themselves typically involved scoring ace Ashton Gibbs, who has led the Panthers in scoring all… more »
The Big East Conference expected to suffer a dramatic drop-off in national success this year. The conference sent nine players to the NBA draft, and nearly every program lost multiple three-year starters. Surprisingly, the power conference lost little of its nationwide dominance. In this edition of the Beast Report, we take a look at the… more »
Aaron Gray graduated, taking with him 1109 career points and 790 career rebounds. So how is Pitt better this year than last? Sam Young, a patient forward for head coach Jamie Dixon, waited for the frontcourt pair of Gray and Levon Kendall to play out their careers before he really showed his skills. The ability… more »
Senior Writer Andy Force takes a look at the 2007-2008 edition of the Pittsburgh Panthers.
SOUTH No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 5 Tennessee Of Note: Casual fans probably won’t remember that Tennessee played Ohio State quite closely on January 13, losing 68-66 on (surprise, surprise) a Ron Lewis three-pointer at the end of regulation. That’s the same Buckeye who hit the game-tying three against Xavier over the weekend, for… more »