TALIB ZANNA RUMORS & GOSSIP
Pitt basketball fans: Jamie Dixon will not be fired, stop complaining
Open letter to Pitt basketball fans:
Jamie Dixon is not going to be fired, so, stop right there. Programs go through rough stretches, it happens to the best of them. North Carolina, Kentucky, UCLA and Arizona have each gone through difficult stretches recently. Most college basketball teams would love to have the...
Pitt basketball: Pitt is not worthy of an NCAA tournament bid as of nowThe Pitt basketball team huddling during a match with NC State on March 3.
After a tough loss to TJ Warren and NC State, Pitt is officially on the bubble, and if they are not careful, their bubble might just burst. If selection day was today, Pitt would not make the NCAA tournament. Missing out on the NCAA tournament...
Pitt basketball loses to NC State and TJ Warren’s 41 pointsNC State’s TJ Warren hits three of his career high 41 points against the Panthers.
Tonight was TJ Warren’s night and there was no way that Pitt was going to stop him. The sophomore star for North Carolina State scored a Petersen Events Center record 41 points in route to a NC State 74-67 victory of a struggling Pitt...
Talib Zanna was 7-of-10 from the field and scored 21 points to lead the visiting Panthers to an ACC victory over the Eagles.
Lamar Patterson drained four 3-pointers and scored 16 points and Cameron Wright tacked on 14 points and six rebounds for the Panthers (21-7, 9-6 ACC). Zannna also made 7-of-8 from the foul line and Jamel Artis chipped in with seven points.
Talib Zanna scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing 9 1/2 minutes to help Pittsburgh snap a three-game losing streak with a 66-59 win over Boston College on Wednesday night.
Lamar Patterson added 16 points and Cameron Wright 14 for the Panthers (21-7, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Olivier Hanlan led Boston College (7-21, 3-12) with 25 points and Patrick Heckmann had 15. The...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago
Pitt Basketball: Pitt Panthers struggle and lose third straight to Seminoles
On Sunday, Pitt suffered a defeat at the hands of the Florida State Seminoles. This is their third loss in a row and fifth loss out of their last seven games, as they spiral downward.
Many fans and analysts have raised questions about whether or not this Pitt team is going to be selected to the NCAA tournament...
Forgive Jamie Dixon if Pitt's season flashed before his eyes when Talib Zanna collapsed on the court.
A hush fell over Petersen Events Center on Sunday when Zanna twisted his left ankle against Virginia.
Pitt already had lost one key contributor when sophomore swingman Durand Johnson suffered a season-ending knee injury Jan. 11.
The Panthers can ill afford to lose Zanna, the...
Pitt center Talib Zanna said the Panthers were "mad" after their loss Saturday against Syracuse and wanted to "take it out" on Clemson, who happened to be their first opponent after the Orange.
Panthers coach Jamie Dixon said the Panthers "practiced angry" because they knew they let that game slip away and wanted to prove they could play a lot better...
Talib Zanna scored 22 points on near flawless shooting and No. 20 Pittsburgh drilled Clemson 76-43 on Tuesday night.
Zanna connected on 9 of 10 shots, most of them dunks or layups, as the Panthers (17-2, 5-1 ACC) bounced back from a loss to No. 2 Syracuse by crushing the upstart Tigers.
Lamar Patterson added 13 points, six rebounds and four assists for Pitt as the Panthers put...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014
MORE STORIES >>
Talib Zanna scored 22 points, James Robinson added 16 and No. 22 Pittsburgh pulled away in the second half, remaining perfect in the Atlantic Coast Conference with an 81-74 victory over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night.
The Panthers (16-1, 4-0) trailed 35-32 at halftime but quickly seized control after the break for their sixth straight win. Georgia Tech (10-7, 1-3) called a couple...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014