Posted March 28, 2012 on
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Pittsburgh senior guard Ashton Gibbs will not play in the College Basketball Invitational championship series game against Washington State because of a right ankle injury.
Gibbs missed practices on and off all season because of the ankle injury but had not missed a game until tonight. Gibbs, an all-Big East honorable mention and the preseason conference player of the year, has averaged 14.6 points and 2.1 assists this season. He scored seven points on 2-of-7 shooting Monday in a 67-66 loss to Washington State, the first game in the best-of-three series.
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Pitt beat Washington State 57-53 last night to even up the CBI finals series…thank god. And they did it without top scorer Ashton Gibbs.
Gibbs could end up playing in the finale on Friday but Jamie Dixon wasn’t sure if his bumb ankle would hold up. Apparently it’s been bothering him all year…and it’s both ankles but the right is worse. Gibbs participated in the shoot...
After letting Monday's game slip away, Panthers get one back with a 57-53 win over Washington State. Talib Zanna and Lamar Patterson finish with 14 points and 12 points, respectively, without the services of Ashton Gibbs.
The Pittsburgh Panthers have released their schedule for this upcoming year. The Panthers are still a member of the Big East Football Conference even though there was speculation the team could buy out and enter the ACC sooner. The team is heading in to their spring football program with their second coach in two years. Head Coach Paul Chryst is taking over the team after Todd Graham...
For all the deserved mockery the CBI gets, is there anyone that doesn’t want Pitt to win? Is there anyone so full of bile that they don’t want Nasir Robinson, Ashton Gibbs and Nick Rivers to have their final game at the Pete end in victory? I hope not.
The big takeaway so far in the CBI has been seeing other players take advantage of this post-season exhibition time. Coach Dixon...