Williamson joins the Pitt basketball coaching staff after spending the last two seasons at UMass.
Ashton Gibbs leads Blue team to victory with a game-high 26 points; J.J. Moore scores 18 and defends his "Slam Dunk" title.
Pittsburgh men's basketball vs. Savannah State, November 8, 2013
Jason Richards begins his fifth total season at Pitt and his second as the Panthers' video coordinator/director of analytics. Richards spent two seasons as Pitt's Graduate Manager, while completing a Masters of Business Administration.
Richards played four years at Davidson (2004-08) and along with Stephen Curry, helped guide the Wildcats to an NCAA Elite Eight appearance in 2008. He concluded his career as Davidson's all-time career assist leader (663) and holds school records for assists in a season (293) and assists in a game (19). He also scored 1,096 points in 128 career games played.
Following graduation, Richards signed a free agent contract for the 2008-09 season with the Miami Heat. He spent the 2009-10 season in the NBDL with the Utah Flash before an ACL injury ended his playing career.
A Barrington, Ill. native, Richards' father Tom and mother Mary Beth both played basketball at Pitt from 1972-76. His sister Lindsay, a former McDonald's All-American at Iowa, is an assistant coach on the Pitt women's basketball staff.
Mike Young named to Men's Basketball Oversight Committee
Stepping Up: Jamel Artis Continues to Grow as Leader
Robinson and Smith Successfully Undergo Surgery
Men's basketball officially adds grad transfer Alonzo Nelson-Ododa
Men's Basketball to Host Purdue in 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Men's Basketball Signs Graduate Transfer Rafael Maia