Posted March 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
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 ...
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