Posted October 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
Pitt coach Paul Chryst says the Panthers are still searching for consistency heading into a vital stretch that will determine whether the Panthers make it to a bowl game for the fifth straight season. Though Pitt improved to 3-4 with a victory over Buffalo on Saturday, the Panthers struggled for long stretches against the overmatched Bulls. Chryst says cohesion has been a problem at times and the inability to run the ball in crucial moments needs to be addressed soon. Pitt is winless in the Big East (0-3) heading into Saturday's game against Temple (3-3, 2-1) and wide receiver Mike Shanahan says the Panthers can't afford to lose any more conference games if they want their season to extend beyond December 1.

Video: Patterson wants redemption

Pittsburgh may have finished last season on a high not by winning the CBI, but it was still a disappointing season for the big-time program. Junior forward Lamar Patterson says his team is ready to go this season and is eager to show everyone that last season's disappointment was a fluke. Patterson talks about the upcoming season and more right here.
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