Nov. 19, 2012
THIS WEEK IN PANTHERS ATHLETICS
Monday, November 19, 2012
UPCOMING PITT SPORTS SCHEDULE (Complete Schedule)
Tuesday, November 20
Women's Basketball: Wagner, 7 p.m., Petersen Events Center (Radio: WJAS-Radio, 1320 AM)
Wednesday, November 21
Men's Basketball: vs. Michigan, NIT Season Tipoff Semifinals, 9:30 p.m., New York, N.Y./Madison Square Garden (TV: ESPN2; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
Friday, November 23
Men's Basketball: vs. Kansas State or Delaware, NIT Season Tipoff Consolation or Championship, 2:30 or 4:30 p.m., New York, N.Y./Madison Square Garden (TV: ESPN; Radio: Panther Sports Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
Saturday, November 24
Football: Rutgers, Noon, Heinz Field (TV: ESPN2, Radio: Pitt Panthers Radio Network, 93.7 The Fan)
Women's Basketball: Brown, 1 p.m., Petersen Events Center (Radio: WJAS-Radio, 1320 AM)
PITT ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Men's Swimming & Diving: Adam Maczewski. Maczewski won the 100 Yard Backstroke at the Pitt Invitational in a season-best time of 47.59. He now owns the second fastest time in the nation in the 100 Back. (Read more).
OTHER TOP PITT WEEKLY PERFORMANCES
Men's Swimming & Diving: Mack Rice. The freshman broke the school record in the 200 IM with a time of 1:48.92 at the Pitt Invitational. That time ranks as the 14th fastest in the country this season. (Read more).
Men's Basketball: J.J. Moore. Moore led Pitt in scoring (14.7 ppg.), shot 53.8 percent (14-26) from the floor and averaged 6.0 rebounds per game in Pitt's 3-0 week. Against Oakland, he notched his first career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds in 25 minutes played. He also scored 20 points vs. Fordham. (Read more).
Volleyball: Jessica Wynn. Wynn tied a career-high with 19 kills against Marquette and set a school record with 10 kills in one set. She connected on 10 of her 18 swings in the second set alone and helped the Panthers win the set 25-22. (Read more).
Women's Basketball: Asia Logan. Logan scored 16 points on 6-7 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds in leading Pitt to its second consecutive victory, a 75-50 win over Siena at Fitzgerald Field House. (Read more).
PITT PLAY OF THE WEEK
Men's Basketball: James Robinson. With 10 seconds to go and Oakland leading Pitt 58-56, Robinson stole the ball in the backcourt and was fouled. He converted two game-tying free throws to send the game into overtime. Pitt eventually defeated Oakland 72-62 in overtime. (Read more).
OTHER UPCOMING ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT RELATED EVENTS
PITT PANTHERS TELEVISION SCHEDULE (Comcast Channels 188 or 210)
Saturday, November 24
Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 11, 11-11:30 a.m.
Rutgers Pregame Show (live), 11:30-noon
Rutgers Postgame Show, 5-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 25
Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 11-11:30 a.m.
Pitt Live Wire Extra Episode 11 (replay), 11:30-noon
Rutgers Pregame Show (replay), Noon-12:30 p.m.
Rutgers Game Re-air, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Rutgers Postgame Show (replay), 2:30-3 p.m.
Rutgers Pregame Show (replay), 3-3:30 p.m.
Rutgers Game Re-air (replay), 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Rutgers Postgame Show (replay), 5:30-6 p.m.
Paul Chryst Press Conference (replay), 6-6:30 p.m.
Pitt Live Wire Extra, Episode 11 (replay), 6:30-7 p.m.
For more information, please contact the Pitt Athletic Media Relations Office at (412) 648-8240.
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