Pitt's top scorer ninth player granted release

In the wake of Pittsburgh's firing of Kevin Stallings, the Panthers' leading scorer, Jared Wilson-Frame, joins eight other players to be granted their release ahead of a potential transfer.
2 days ago

Eight Pitt players reportedly seeking transfer options in the wake of Kevin Stallings being fired

Pitt fired Kevin Stallings last week, and considering Stallings was coming off of an 0-19 ACC season, it seemed more than justifiable. Whoever inherits the program, though, will be facing even more of an uphill battle, because as many as eight players are seeking transfer opportunities and will reportedly receive their release to do so. Goodman expanded upon that tweet in this report...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago

Sources: 7 more Pitt players ask for release

In addition to talented freshman Parker Stewart, seven other Pittsburgh players have asked for and are expected to receive their release on Friday to explore transfer options, multiple sources close to the basketball program told ESPN.
4 days ago

Report: Eight players transferring from Pitt

The decision to fire Kevin Stallings meant Pitt needs to find a new basketball coach. It turns out the university basically needs a new team.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, eight players will receive their release to transfer from the school.That’s a mind-boggling, jaw-dropping number. And the Panthers are set to watch a majority of key contributors leave.Goodman notes the group...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Crean meets with Pitt

Tom Crean seems destined to be back in the game sooner rather than later.Jeff Borzello of ESPN reported on Wednesday that Crean met with the University of Pittsburgh this week to discuss their head coaching vacancy.The 51-year-old Crean, who has nearly 20 years of head coaching experience between Marquette and Indiana, failed to land a job for the 2017-18 season after being fired...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

15 underrated NFL free agents who will be absolute steals

There is a ton of cash to spend by NFL teams this spring as free agency kicks into high gear. Players like Kirk Cousins and Allen Robinson are going to haul in what will be humongous deals, yet there are NFL free agents out there who are flying under the radar — guys who’ll end up being tremendous bargains in hindsight.Big-money, long-term deals are often looked at in hindsight as...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Stallings seeking full buyout, disputes firing

Kevin Stallings is playing hardball with Pitt.Stallings’ attorneys issued a statement on Friday in which they explicitly stated that they will be seeking the full amount of the coach’s $9.4 million buyout. In the statement, the attorneys also disputed the idea that their client could be fired with cause. Pitt parted ways with Stallings after he led the Panthers to an 8-24 record...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Stallings made more than $500K per win at Pitt

Pittsburgh announced on Thursday that it has fired men’s basketball coach Kevin Stallings. In hindsight, the deal could go down as the worst for a coach in school history.The Panthers tried to negotiate a cheaper buyout with Stallings than the $9.4 million they owed him, but reports indicated as of Wednesday that Stallings was not willing to accept one. Assuming that remained the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pitt fires Kevin Stallings

The Pitt Panthers failed to win a conference game during the entire 2017-18 season, and they wasted little time making the expected move, firing Kevin Stallings.Craig Meyer of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette broke the news, which was expected after a report emerged Wednesday that Stallings would meet with athletic director Heather Lyke to discuss a buyout.Stallings arrived at the school...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Stallings to meet with Pitt to discuss his departure

Pitt is looking to part ways with Kevin Stallings after a disastrous season, and it sounds like conversations between the two sides will begin on Thursday.Pitt lost to Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Tuesday to finish the season 8-24. They were an embarrassing 0-18 in conference play.Pittsburgh radio host Andrew Fillipponi reported on Wednesday that Stallings...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: ACC MBB Tournament: Pittsburgh vs Notre Dame Condensed Game 2018

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat the Pittsburgh Panthers 67-64 in the opening round of the ACC MBB Tournament.
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings comically fails trying to break clipboard

The Pittsburgh men’s basketball team wrapped up its 2017-18 season on Thursday, which was probably a good thing for players, coaches and fans.Pitt finished as the only Division I basketball team to finish winless in their conference this season, as the Panthers went 0-18 against ACC opponents.Thursday’s 67-64 loss to Notre Dame ensured that Pittsburgh finished the season winless...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame ACC Basketball Tournament Highlights (2018)

Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame: The 10th-seeded Fighting Irish survived a close one and will advance in the 2018 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament after defeating the 15th-seeded Panthers 67-64. Bonzie Colson continues to play well after returning from injury, as he scored 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Marcus Carr and Jared Wilson-Frame combined for 36 points, as they were each huge...
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh vs Notre Dame College Basketball Condensed Game 2018

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish beat the Pittsburgh Panthers 73-56 in ACC college basketball play.
Via ACC Digital Network
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest ACC Women's Tournament Highlights (2018)

Pittsburgh vs. Wake Forest: Demon Deacons guard Alex Sharp scored a game-high 19 points as 11th-seeded Wake Forest beat No.14-seed Pittsburgh 72-38. Amber Campbell, Tyra Whitehead, and Elisa Penna also scored in double figures for the Deacs. Yacine Diop led the Panthers with 18 points in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Pittsburgh vs. Notre Dame: Irish forward Bonzie Colson shined in his return from a foot injury that sidelined him since January 2. He scored 12 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in the 73-56 victory on Senior Night. Pittsburgh's Jared Wilson-Frame led the Panthers with 20 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia stifles Pitt to record-tying worst half

Tony Bennett’s defense put another feather in their cap during Saturday’s game against Pitt.Bennett’s Virginia squad, known for their suffocating defense, went into halftime leading Pitt 30-7. But that’s only half the story. The real story is that the No. 1 Cavaliers somehow held Pitt to just 1 of 22 shooting in the first half. The one field goal in a half tied Pitt with Savannah...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Quadree Henderson declares for 2018 NFL draft

Pitt ended the 2017 season at a disappointing 5-7, but the program can celebrate Quadree Henderson making the move to the NFL.The versatile wide receiver announced his decision Monday. Henderson emerged as a well-rounded playmaker during the 2016 season and earned second-team AP All-America honors.The speedster collected 631 rushing yards as a jet-sweep artist, catching 26 passes...
Via Sportsnaut
December 04, 2017  |  Discuss

LOOK: Avonte Maddox trolls Miami by wearing Pittsburgh turnover chain after win

Avonte Maddox iced Friday’s upset win over Miami with a fumble recovery, and that enabled him to wear the chain.And no, it wasn’t Miami’s turnover chain — it was one Pitt created with the same intent. We didn’t see the chain come out at any point during the game, but once the Panthers emerged victorious over the second-ranked Hurricanes, that’s when it was first spotted.Maddox, fittingly...
Via The Sports Daily
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Knocks Miami Out of CFB Playoff Contention

Well, this college football weekend just got a lot more interesting. That’s right, football fans. Unranked, seven-loss Pitt just stunned the Miami Hurricanes. And in doing so, likely ended their playoff hopes. As for Badgers fans, y’all better hope they win out. That means defeating Minnesota on Saturday, and Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship. Of course, that’s far from a guarantee...
Via The Sports Post
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pitt QB Kenny Pickett flips into end zone for go-ahead score

The Miami Hurricanes are on upset alert on Black Friday, thanks in large part to the play of Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett.In addition to doing a fantastic job hanging tough in the pocket against Miami’s front seven to deliver strikes to his receivers, Pickett is doing work on the ground. Before halftime, the freshman quarterback ran in the game’s first touchdown, flipping...
Via Sportsnaut
November 24, 2017  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the players from the Pittsburgh Panthers that are members of the NFL Hall of Fame

Eight players from the University of Pittsburgh Panthers are members of the NFL Hall of Fame. Can you name them all?Clue: Position/Years active in NFL 
December 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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