Originally posted on Pitt Blather  |  Last updated 12/3/11
It’s a rematch from last year’s SEC/Big East Challenge. Only the event has been rejiggered so that there are 12 games at actual home arenas rather than sterile, semi-neutral sites. Pitt and Tennessee at 5:15 on ESPN. Pitt has had all of two days to prepare for this game and being without Travon Woodall. Who will get the start in his place? How will the minutes be divided? So many questions. I’m sure Pitt fans will be calm, rational, not pass snap judgments, and not at all overreact to what unfolds. Have to expect that Tennessee will look to put some extra pressure on the guards. Ashton Gibbs will probably see double teams all game. It will be up to whoever is used to run point to find the open man, and most importantly make good passes. Even before Woodall was hurt, Pitt’s passing has been less than crisp. As usual it is a moderated chat. Not an open forum. Tempers and emotions might be running high from the earlier football game coupled with the stress of how the basketball season has
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