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
6. Notre Dame
12. Michigan State
16. Arizona State
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED TOP 20 WOMEN'S TEAMS
4. North Carolina
10. Texas A&M
12. Oklahoma State
13. Notre Dame
15. Arizona State
18. Ohio State
19. Old Dominion
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