Posted November 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Playing well hasn't been an issue for Pittsburgh this season. Doing it in consecutive games? Well, that's another issue entirely. The Panthers (5-6, 2-4 Big East) kept their bowl hopes alive with a 27-6 rout over Big East-leading Rutgers on Saturday, their second victory over a ranked team this fall and their fourth competitive game against a top-flight opponent. Building on those performances has been difficult. The Panthers, however, believe they've matured as the season has gone on and understand what it takes to play consistently. Pitt needs to win on Saturday at struggling South Florida (3-8, 1-5) to advance to a bowl game for a fifth straight season. Senior wide receiver Mike Shanahan said he's OK with any bowl trip, even a third consecutive journey to Birmingham, Ala., for the BBVA Compass Bowl. --- Follow Will Graves at

Former CMU hoops star Trey Zeigler suspended by Pitt for DUI

Three years ago Trey Zeigler passed up dozens of scholarship offers from bigger, more prominent basketball schools and chose to play for his father at Central Michigan.  After the elder Zeigler, Ernie, was fired from his CMU head coaching position after last season, Trey chose to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh.  This past Saturday night/Sunday morning, Trey chose to have...

Zeigler Suspended Indefinitely

The details of Trey Zeigler’s DUI are still unknown. The consequences, however, are. Zeigler is suspended indefinitely following the incident of Saturday night/Sunday morning. Not really surprising. This suspension was a no-brainer. “The incident involving Trey Zeigler is not only surprising, but incredibly disappointing,” Dixon said in a statement. “Although I believe it...
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