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With an astounding 165-19 record at the Petersen Events Center, This is OUR house.

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 Day Central.

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