Go Panthers!
Go Panthers!
Schedule |  Coaches |  Roster |  Videos |  Photos |  News |  Archives
Pitt on Cover of Sports Illustrated College Basketball Preview Issue




Nov. 11, 2008

NEW YORK--Pitt basketball players DeJuan Blair and Shavonte Zellous are featured on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated College Basketball Preview issue. Blair is pictured dribbling a ball in a blue Pitt uniform while Zellous is shown wearing white.

 

This week's College Basketball Preview issue (on stands Wednesday, Nov. 12) contains 42 pages of basketball coverage. With the theme "DOUBLE TEAM," each cover features standout men's and women's players on six regional covers. Schools showcased on the covers include Pitt, North Carolina, Connecticut, Arizona State, Oklahoma and Notre Dame.

 

In addition, the Pitt men's team was ranked No. 7 nationally, while the women's squad earned a No. 17 ranking.

 

Pitt's regional cover is available in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia and Delaware.


 

 

 

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TOP 20 MEN'S TEAMS

1.         North Carolina

2.         Connecticut

3.         UCLA

4.         Louisville

5.         Purdue

6.         Notre Dame

7.         PITT

8.         Duke

9.         Texas

10.        Tennessee

11.        Memphis

12.        Michigan State

13.        Gonzaga

14.        Georgetown

15.        Marquette

16.        Arizona State

17.        Oklahoma

18.        Davidson

19.        Miami

20.        Villanova

 

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TOP 20 WOMEN'S TEAMS

1.         Connecticut

2.         Stanford

3.         Oklahoma

4.         North Carolina

5.         Rutgers

6.         Duke

7.         Maryland

8.         Tennessee

9.         Louisville

10.        Texas A&M

11.        California

12.        Oklahoma State

13.        Notre Dame

14.        Vanderbilt

15.        Arizona State

16.        Virginia

17.        PITT

18.        Ohio State

19.        Old Dominion

20.        Texas  

 

--30--