Jamie Dixon insists he's not going anywhere. The same goes for Steven Adams.
After another March disappointment for Pitt, it's a start.
The Panthers (24-9) bounced back from a miserable 2011-12 season to get back into the thick of the Big East, but the rousing send-off Dixon and company had in mind before moving to the ACC never materialized.
Pitt rallied from a slow start to finish 12-6 in the final incarnation of the Big East before it breaks up. But the Panthers failed to win a game in the conference tournament for the third time in four years. Things didn't get any better in the NCAA tournament, when ninth-seeded Wichita State had its way in the second half of a 73-55 romp in the second round on Thursday.
Not exactly a swan song to sing about.
''We just simply weren't the right way from start to finish,'' Dixon said.
A rarity for a team that for long stretches played better than the sum of its parts. The Panthers stuck with a 10-man rotation all season, relying largely on ...