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Pitt Panthers basketball: Lamar Patterson will get a shot at the NBA

With the 2014 NBA draft on the horizon, many Pitt Panthers basketball fans are wondering if Lamar Patterson will be drafted or if a career in Europe is more likely. The 6’6 small forward had a tremendous senior campaign for the Panthers and his play earned him a spot on the radar of numerous NBA teams. He averaged 17.9 ppg last season as he led the Panthers to the third round of...
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt basketball: Projected starting five for 2014-15

The 2014-15 Pitt basketball team will look a lot different from last season. Seniors Lamar Patterson and Talib Zanna, both of whom started for the Panthers graduated leaving the team with big shoes to fill. Patterson and Zanna combined to score 30.1 ppg last season that is 41.8 percent of the Panthers total points per game. It will be difficult to expect anyone to join the starting...
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt vulnerable on the road at Notre Dame

Pitt Basketball: Pitt vulnerable on the road at Notre Dame The Pitt Panthers are on the road Saturday, at the Joyce Center in South Bend, IN to take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame comes into the game with Pitt at 15-14 and only 6-10 in the ACC. This was the inaugural ACC season for the Irish who were hoping to take the conference by storm.  However, it has been a...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt basketball: Pitt with a chance to dethrone Syracuse

Pitt will host the first-ranked Syracuse Orange on Wednesday in what is being hyped as Pitt’s most important game of the season to date.  Syracuse comes into the game sitting at 23-0 and running away with the ACC.  Having won two straight, Pitt is 20-4 and still in search of a signature win. Syracuse edged out Pitt 59-54 in their first meeting at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Patterson, No. 25 Pitt overcome Miami in OT

Lamar Patterson scored 25 points to help No. 25 Pittsburgh end a two-game losing streak with a 57-55 overtime victory over Miami on Wednesday night.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 20 Pittsburgh defeats Maryland 83-79

Lamar Patterson scored 28 points, and No. 20 Pittsburgh beat Maryland 83-79 Saturday night to complete its first regular-season sweep as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Pittsburgh (18-2, 6-1) never trailed in the second half against the struggling Terrapins, who lost by 20 to the Panthers on Jan. 6. Although this game was significantly closer than the first one, Maryland...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Patterson’s improved scoring lifts Pitt to top of ACC

Send to KindlePitt forward Lamar Patterson is one of several ACC players to significantly increase their scoring from last season. (Credit: Pitt Athletics) Picked sixth in the preseason ACC media poll, Pitt has surpassed expectations this season and joins Syracuse as the only other team undefeated in league play. Lamar Patterson is a huge reason for that success as the fifth-year...
Via College Chalktalk
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patterson sparks Pittsburgh past Cal Poly 73-56

Lamar Patterson scored a career-high 30 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 73-56 victory against Cal Poly Saturday. Patterson made a career-best 11 field goals on 15 attempts, and became the first 30-point scorer for Pitt since Sam Young scored 32 against Oklahoma State on Mar. 22, 2009. Patterson scored nine points during a 14-2 first-half run that gave the Panthers (11-1) a 22-8...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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