The Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team is the NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's basketball program of the University of Pittsburgh, often referred to as "Pitt", located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pitt men's basketball team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and plays their home games in the Petersen Events Center.
Pittsburgh Panthers women's basketball is the NCAA Division I intercollegiate women's basketball program of the University of Pittsburgh, often referred to as " Pitt ", located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pitt women's basketball team competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference and plays their home games in the Petersen Events Center.
Pitt men's basketball competed in the Eastern Intercollegiate Conference from 1932–33 to 1938–39 and in the Eastern 8 conference from 1976–77 to 1981–82 before joining the Big East in at the beginning of the 1982–83 season and in which it competed through the 2012–13 season. Women's basketball also joined the Big East in 1982–83 ...
The Pittsburgh Panthers finished the 2010–11 season as Big East Regular Season Champions with 28–6, 15–3. They received a number 1 seed in the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament , but were upset by eventual national runner-up Butler in the third round.
Rankings from AP Poll. The 2015–16 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh during the 2015–16 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team played its home games at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Panthers were led by thirteenth-year head coach Jamie Dixon.
The 2001–02 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 2001–02 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by head coach Ben Howland, the Panthers finished with a record of 19–14. They received an at-large bid to the 2002 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament where they lost in the ...
Dixon won Big East Coach of the Year honors in 2004 for leading Pitt to a school-record 31 wins and the Big East regular season championship. He took Pitt to the final game of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, winning the 2008 Big East Tournament Championship against No.1 seed Georgetown.
The official Men's Basketball page for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers
Twin brother, Julian, is a sophomore on the St. John’s basketball team; Father, Ranford, played college soccer at St. John’s and helped the team to the 1996 National Championship ... he was also the head men’s soccer coach at Baruch College from 2004-2014; Selected Pitt over offers from Cincinnati, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John’s and Temple