= With St. John’s suffering its first Big East loss last night to Notre Dame, Pitt and Syracuse are tied for first place in the conference. The Panthers try to stay undefeated on Wednesday at Georgetown, which is coming off a loss to West Virginia.
= Pitt’s potent offense put together its best game of the season against Marquette.
= Gilbert Brown’s new-found consistency, a Big East turnover record tied and other notes.
= While the football team looks for its third coach in a month, the Pitt basketball team is a model of efficiency, Joe Starkey writes.