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December 22, 2008
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Pitt’s Zellous named Big East player of the week

Pitt senior guard Shavonte Zellous was named the Big East player of the week after averaging 29.7 points in three games for the No. 19 Panthers this past week. It marked the second time this season and sixth time in …

December 19, 2008
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In or out

When Dave Wannstedt hinted that “one or two” Pitt players could miss the trip to El Paso, Texas, for the 75th Brut Sun Bowl, message-board posters immediate started speculating which Panthers could be left behind. Turns out, only one Pitt …

December 18, 2008
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Making the grade

Dave Wannstedt has little patience for players who don’t take care of business, especially when it comes to areas such as academics. The Pitt coach on Thursday hinted that a few Panthers might miss the trip to El Paso, Texas, …

December 16, 2008
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Pitt’s All-Americans

Upon leaving the Pitt football program after the 2006 season, H.B. Blades issued a warning that the Panthers might be losing an All-America at middle linebacker but that his replacement was ready. Until then, Scott McKillop was a virtual unknown. …

December 10, 2008
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McKillop named Big East defensive player of year

Pitt fifth-year senior middle linebacker Scott McKillop, who led the Big East in tackles for the second consecutive year, was named the conference’s defensive player of the year today. McKillop is one of seven Panthers named to the All-Big East …

December 7, 2008
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Pitt women pound No. 8 Maryland, 86-57

The Pitt women’s basketball program scored the biggest victory in school history today, pounding No. 8 Maryland, 86-57, before 3,223 at Petersen Events Center. It marked Pitt’s second-ever victory over a top-10 opponent, the first coming against No. 9 Notre …

December 6, 2008
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Sun Bowl tickets on sale now

EAST HARTFORD, CONN. — The Pitt athletic department announced today that tickets for the 75th Brut Sun Bowl are available online at www.pittsburghpanthers.com, and its ticket office will be open from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday where they can be …

December 6, 2008
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Pitt beats UConn to earn Sun Bowl bid

EAST HARTFORD, CONN. – Pitt clinched its first nine-win season since 1982 and clinched an invitation to the Brut Sun Bowl with a 34-10 victory over Connecticut in the Big East finale at Rentschler Field. The victory gives No. 23 …

December 6, 2008
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Third quarter: Pitt 27, Connecticut 10

EAST HARTFORD, CONN. – The NCAA’s top rusher and top scorer turned a sleeper into a showstopper, as Connecticut’s Donald Brown matched Pitt’s LeSean McCoy touchdown run for touchdown run. But the most pivotal plays of the third quarter came …

December 6, 2008
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Halftime: Pitt 3, Connecticut 3

EAST HARTFORD, CONN. – Pitt and Connecticut traded second-quarter field goals and played to a 3-3 first-half tie in their Big East Conference regular-season finale today at Rentschler Field. Michael Toerper blocked a Desi Cullen punt at the Connecticut 7 …

 
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