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, New...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Gottlieb flips out over flagrant foul called on Pitt’s Lamar Patterson (Video)

Pittsburgh’s Lamar Patterson was whistled for a flagrant foul during his team’s game against Wichita State on Thursday after he hit an opponent in the face with an elbow. The contact occurred as Patterson was driving to the basket and did not appear to be intentional. However, the call was correct in that even an unintentional elbow to an opponent is a Flagrant 1 by rule. The officials...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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