A Solid Addition For 2016

For all the frustration of this past season. For all the questions about Pitt’s recruiting. It is easy to forget that the 2015 and now 2016 class looks pretty good. Damon Wilson is a 4-star point guard that Pitt needs. I’m probably more optimistic about Rozelle Nix than others. Probably more than I should since the last good JUCO addition was Jermaine Dixon, and it has been nothing...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Dixon Is A Numbers Wizard

A fantastic piece by Luke Winn at that talks about the exploitable flaw in the RPI system. How it can be gamed, by numbers savvy coaches with their non-con to create a high RPI ranking without actually taking huge risks. The NCAA tournament selection committee uses the RPI formula to assess teams’ non-conference strength of schedule (NCSOS). Two-thirds of RPI’s NCSOS is based...
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September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Pitt marches into Top 10

Pittsburgh Panthers In a season that wasn’t supposed to be that great, even before Gilbert Brown was ruled academically ineligible for the first semester and Jermaine Dixon broke his foot, Pitt finds itself ranked #9 in the AP poll.
January 19, 2010  |  Discuss

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