The Pitt men's basketball team is back in action Monday and Tuesday night for the NIT Season Tip-Off at the Petersen Events Center. The Panthers will host Fordham Monday at 6 p.m. and will meet up with the winner/loser of Robert Morris vs. Lehigh on Tuesday at 9 p.m.
The team with the best record will advance to the NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinal and Final Rounds on Nov. 21 and 23 at Madison Square Garden.
Additionally, the women's basketball team will host Siena on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Fitzgerald Field house. The game marks the first time the Pitt women have played in Fitzgerald Field House since March 24, 2006 when they defeated Virginia, 68-58, in the WNIT Quarterfinals.
- * All week 100.7 FM Star Pittsburgh will be broadcasting from
the lobby of the Petersen Events Center in an effort to "Pack the Pete." In
conjunction with Star and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, we're
asking for fans to drop off non-perishable food items for a chance to win
Taylor Swift tickets.
- * Fans are reminded that you are able to pass along your
tickets to friends and family, sell them online or donate to a charity if you
are unable to attend through the Panthers' digital
ticketing system. The Panthers Ticket Office opens 2.5 hours prior to
tipoff for each game and will call and game day ticket sales (if available) are
located at the outside windows at the front of the building.
- * Monday night's game against Fordham will be broadcast live
on ESPN3.com, while Tuesday's contest will be on ESPNU.
- * Gates to the Petersen Events Center arena will open 1.5
hours prior to tipoff and a free shuttle service begins operating three hours
prior to game time.
- * The Campus View Club opens 90
minutes prior to tip-off during
the regular season. For Big East Conference games with a tip-off of 6:00 p.m.
or later, the Club will open 2 hours prior to tip-off. For Big East Conference games with a
tip-off earlier than 6:00 p.m., the club will open 90 minutes prior.
- * Download the official Pitt Athletics app on your iPhone,
iPad or Android
for free, and follow along with the game on gametracker, check out rosters and
the upcoming schedule, or browse the numerous other features. Fans can also
access live audio and video with a paid, in-application upgrade.
- * For additional information on all men's basketball game day
reminders, visit Game
Day Central. For further information on all women's home games, visit Game