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Men's Basketball 2008-2009 Archive


2008-2009 Schedule

July 12, 2009 - USA Wins Gold Medal With 88-80 Win Over Greece in Title Game
July 11, 2009 - Ashton Gibbs, Jamie Dixon Lead USA Under-19 National Team into Gold Medal Game With 81-77 Win over Croatia
July 10, 2009 - Jamie Dixon, Ashton Gibbs Guide Team USA to FIBA World Championship Final Four
July 08, 2009 - USA Under-19 National Team Defeats Lithuania 76-69 for Perfect 6-0 Record
July 07, 2009 - Dixon, Gibbs, Team USA Uses Defense to Defeat Puerto Rico 82-61
July 06, 2009 - Dixon, Gibbs, Team USA Improves to 4-0 With 85-69 Win Over Greece
July 04, 2009 - Ashton Gibbs Scores 18 points, USA Rolls to Easy 112-55 win over Egypt
July 03, 2009 - Defense and Quick Start Lead Team USA to 71-55 Win Over France
July 02, 2009 - Dixon, Gibbs and Team USA Defeats Iran 106-55 in FIBA Under-19 World Championship Debut Game
July 02, 2009 - 2009-10 Big East Men's Basketball Opponents Announced
July 01, 2009 - Pitt Will Play Indiana in 2009 Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic
June 25, 2009 - Pitt's Sam Young and DeJuan Blair Selected in 2009 NBA Draft
June 18, 2009 - Ashton Gibbs Named to USA Basketball Under-19 National Team
June 15, 2009 - Ashton Gibbs, Dante Taylor Named to USA Basketball Under-19 National Team Trials Roster
June 08, 2009 - Jamie Dixon Receives Woodlands Foundation Spirit Award
May 12, 2009 - Dixon Selected to Coach USA Basketball Under-19 National Team at FIBA World Championships
April 30, 2009 - Pitt, Jamie Dixon to Host Coaches vs. Cancer Hoops for Hope Basketball Gala
April 19, 2009 - Pitt Honors Men's Basketball Team With Season-Ending Awards Banquet
April 07, 2009 - Jamie Dixon Named Naismith National Coach of the Year
April 01, 2009 - Sam Young and DeJuan Blair Named to Wooden All-America Team
March 30, 2009 - DeJuan Blair (First Team) and Sam Young (Third Team) Earn Associated Press All-America honors
March 29, 2009 - Post Game Quotesheet
March 29, 2009 - Post Game Notes
March 28, 2009 - Pittsburgh Falls to Villanova
March 27, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 27, 2009 - Men's Basketball Plays Villanova Saturday in NCAA Regional Final
March 27, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 26, 2009 - Fields Lifts Pitt Past Xavier, 60-55
March 24, 2009 - KDKA-TV's "March to the Motor City" to Air Wednesday, March 25
March 24, 2009 - No. 1 Seed Men's Basketball Faces No. 4 Seed Xavier on Thursday at 7:27 p.m. in Boston.
March 22, 2009 - Panthers Down Oklahoma State, 84-76
March 22, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 22, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 21, 2009 - Tournament Quotesheet
March 21, 2009 - No. 1 seed Men's Basketball Takes on No. 8 seed Oklahoma State Sunday at 2:50 p.m.
March 20, 2009 - Pittsburgh Holds Off East Tennessee State 72-62
March 20, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 20, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 18, 2009 - Three Men's Basketball Players Earn Sports Illustrated All-America Team honors
March 17, 2009 - KDKA to Air Live NCAA Tournament Special
March 17, 2009 - No. 1 Seed Pitt Takes on No. 16 seed ETSU on Friday
March 16, 2009 - DeJuan Blair Named to USBWA All-America First Team
March 16, 2009 - Blair and Young Earn Sporting News All-America Honors
March 15, 2009 - NCAA Selection Sunday Quotesheet
March 15, 2009 - Men's Basketball Earns First-Ever No. 1 Seed
March 14, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 14, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 12, 2009 - Pitt Falls to West Virginia, 74-60
March 10, 2009 - DeJuan Blair Named Big East Co-Player of the Year
March 09, 2009 - Quarterfinal Game Preview
March 08, 2009 - Pitt's Sam Young Named Big East Player of the Week
March 08, 2009 - Men's Basketball Places Three Players on All-Big East Squad
March 08, 2009 - Men's Basketball Enters Big East Tournament as No. 2 seed, Plays Thursday at 7 p.m.
March 07, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 07, 2009 - Panthers Defeat No. 1 UConn, 70-60
March 07, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 06, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts No. 1 Connecticut on Saturday at Noon
March 05, 2009 - KDKA-TV to Host Live Pregame Show Before Pitt Faces UConn
March 05, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
March 04, 2009 - Brandin's Night: Pitt Retires Brandin Knight's No. 20 Jersey
March 04, 2009 - No. 3 Pittsburgh Defeats No. 13 Marquette, 90-75
March 04, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
March 03, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts No. 13 Marquette on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
March 01, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 28, 2009 - No. 1 Pittsburgh Takes Care of Seton Hall, 89-78
February 27, 2009 - No. 1 Men's Basketball Plays at Seton Hall on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
February 25, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 24, 2009 - No. 1 Pittsburgh Falls to Providence
February 23, 2009 - Pitt Men's Basketball Ascends to No. 1 Ranking for Second Time in School History
February 23, 2009 - Men's Basketball's DeJuan Blair Named Big East Player of the Week
February 23, 2009 - Men's Basketball Travels to Providence for Tuesday Matchup at 7 p.m.
February 21, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
February 21, 2009 - Men's Basketball Pounds DePaul, 80-61
February 21, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 20, 2009 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Hosts DePaul on Saturday at 7 p.m.
February 19, 2009 - Men's Basketball Signee Dante Taylor Named to McDonald's All-America Team
February 17, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 17, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
February 16, 2009 - No. 4 Pittsburgh Defeats No. 1 UConn, 76-68
February 15, 2009 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Plays at No. 1 Connecticut Monday at 7 p.m.
February 14, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 14, 2009 - No. 4 Pittsburgh Defeats Cincinnati, 85-69
February 14, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
February 12, 2009 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Hosts Cincinnati on Saturday at 4 p.m.
February 09, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 09, 2009 - No. 4 Pittsburgh Defeats West Virginia, 70-59
February 09, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
February 08, 2009 - No. 6 Men's Basketball Hosts West Virginia on Monday at 7 p.m.
February 07, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 07, 2009 - Panthers Pound DePaul, 92-69
February 05, 2009 - No. 6 Men's Basketball Plays at DePaul on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT
February 05, 2009 - Sam Young Named a Finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
February 05, 2009 - Levance Fields Named a Finalist for the Bob Cousy Award
February 02, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
February 02, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
February 02, 2009 - Sixth Ranked Panthers Roll Past Colonials, 92-72
February 01, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts Robert Morris on Monday at 7 p.m.
January 31, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 31, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 31, 2009 - No. 3 Pittsburgh Powers Past Notre Dame, 93-80
January 30, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts Notre Dame on Saturday at Noon
January 28, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 28, 2009 - Panthers Fall at Villanova, 67-57
January 27, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Plays at No. 21 Villanova Wednesday at the Wachovia Spectrum
January 26, 2009 - Men's Basketball's Sam Young Named Big East Player of the Week
January 25, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 25, 2009 - No. 4 Pittsburgh Tops West Virginia, 79-67
January 25, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 23, 2009 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Travels to West Virginia for Sunday Matchup
January 19, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 19, 2009 - No. 4 Pittsburgh Defeats No. 8 Syracuse, 78-60
January 19, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 18, 2009 - No. 1 Men's Basketball Hosts No. 8 Syracuse on Monday at 7 p.m.
January 17, 2009 - No. 1 Panthers Fall To Louisville, 69-63
January 17, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 17, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 16, 2009 - No. 1 Men's Basketball Travels to No. 20 Louisville for Saturday Contest
January 14, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 14, 2009 - No. 1 Pittsburgh Keeps Rolling, Defeat South Florida, 75-62
January 14, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 13, 2009 - No. 1 Men's Basketball Hosts South Florida on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
January 11, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 11, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 11, 2009 - Panthers Pound St. John's, 90-67
January 10, 2009 - No. 1 Men's Basketball Hosts St. John's for Sunday Noon Contest
January 08, 2009 - Dixon Earns Jim Phelan Award Mid-Season Honors
January 05, 2009 - Pitt Basketball Ascends to Top of Coaches Poll
January 05, 2009 - Pitt Men's Basketball Ranked No. 1 for First Time in School History
January 03, 2009 - Post-Game Notes
January 03, 2009 - Post-Game Quotesheet
January 03, 2009 - Pitt Pounds Georgetown, 70-54
January 02, 2009 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Plays at No. 11 Georgetown on Saturday at Noon
December 31, 2008 - No. 3 Panthers Rally Past Knights, 78-72
December 31, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
December 31, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 31, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
December 31, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 29, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Begins Big East Play at Rutgers on Wednesday at 2 p.m.
December 21, 2008 - Pittsburgh Defeats Florida State, 56-48
December 21, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 19, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Plays at Florida State on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
December 18, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
December 18, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 17, 2008 - No. 3 Pittsburgh Powers Past Siena 79-66
December 16, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts Siena on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.
December 13, 2008 - Pitt Pummels UMBC, 91-56
December 13, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
December 13, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 11, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts UMBC on Saturday at 7 p.m.
December 06, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
December 06, 2008 - No. 3 Panthers Remain Unbeaten; Defeat Catamounts 80-51
December 06, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 05, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts Vermont on Saturday at 7 p.m.
December 03, 2008 - Post Game Quotesheet
December 03, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
December 03, 2008 - No. 3 Pittsburgh Rolls Past Duquesne 78-51
December 01, 2008 - No. 3 Men's Basketball Hosts Duquesne in 77th Annual City Game on Wednesday
November 30, 2008 - Post Game Notes
November 29, 2008 - No. 4 Pitt Tops WSU for Legends Classic Championship
November 29, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
November 28, 2008 - Pittsburgh Tops Texas Tech, 80-67
November 26, 2008 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Plays Texas Tech on Friday in the Legends Classic
November 25, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
November 25, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 25, 2008 - Young Leads Panthers to 74-60 Victory
November 24, 2008 - Feature Stories
November 24, 2008 - No. 4 Men's Basketball Hosts Belmont on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
November 22, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 22, 2008 - Blair Leads Panthers to 86-60 Victory Over Indiana (Pa.)
November 22, 2008 - Pitt Will Offer Three Live Men's Basketball Game Broadcasts on PittsburghPanthers.com
November 22, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
November 21, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
November 21, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 21, 2008 - Pittsburgh Takes Care of Akron 86-67
November 20, 2008 - Men's Basketball Begins Legends Classic Play Against Akron on Friday at 7 p.m.
November 19, 2008 - Men's Basketball Signs Four Student-Athletes to a National Letter of Intent
November 17, 2008 - Post-Game Notes
November 17, 2008 - Panthers Hammer Redhawks, 82-53
November 17, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 15, 2008 - No. 5 Men's Basketball Hosts Miami, Ohio on Monday at 7 p.m.
November 14, 2008 - Post Game Quotesheet
November 14, 2008 - No. 5 Pitt Breezes Past Fairleigh Dickinson
November 14, 2008 - Post Game Notes
November 13, 2008 - Pitt Moves Indiana (Pa.) Legends Classic Men's Basketball Game to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22
November 13, 2008 - No. 5 Men's Basketball Opens 2008-09 Season Friday Against Fairleigh Dickinson
November 11, 2008 - Pitt on Cover of Sports Illustrated College Basketball Preview Issue
November 09, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 09, 2008 - Men's Basketball Registers 82-30 Exhibition Win Over LaRoche
November 05, 2008 - Alumni Game Scheduled for 11 a.m. on Sunday Prior to Pitt-LaRoche Exhibition Contest
November 03, 2008 - Blair and Young Receive Preseason Associated Press All-America Team Consideration
November 02, 2008 - Post-Game Quotesheet
November 02, 2008 - 2008-09 Boxscores
November 02, 2008 - 2008-09 Game Notes
November 02, 2008 - Men's Basketball Defeats Seton Hill 102-51 in First Exhibition Game
October 31, 2008 - Men's Basketball Ranked No. 5 in Preseason Associated Press Poll
October 30, 2008 - Men's Basketball Ranked No. 6 in Preseason USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll
October 28, 2008 - Pitt Student Basketball Event to be held following Seton Hill game.
October 26, 2008 - Gold Squad Defeats Blue 63-54 in Annual Men's Basketball Fan Fest Scrimmage
October 22, 2008 - Men's Basketball Picked to Finish Third Among 16 Big East Teams
October 20, 2008 - Pitt to host Basketball Fan Fest and Intrasquad Scrimmages on Sunday, October 26
October 16, 2008 - Men's Basketball Hosts Preseason Media Day
September 25, 2008 - University of Pittsburgh Extends Head Men's Basketball Coach Jamie Dixon's Contract
September 25, 2008 - Important Men's Basketball Announcement Live at 11AM Today
September 22, 2008 - 2007-08 Men's Basketball Team Receives Championship Rings
September 04, 2008 - Pitt Releases 2008-09 Men's Basketball Schedule
August 27, 2008 - Men's Basketball Names Rasheen Davis Video Coordinator
August 20, 2008 - Men's Basketball's Mike Cook is Denied Additional Year of Competition