The former Chartiers Valley and Duquesne star is now starting for the 76ers and has been a key to their second-half success.
Forward Michael Young scored 24 points, providing offense on a night when his team struggled to generate it as Pitt fell, 63-59.
The Colonials clinched their 14th tournament berth in a row this past weekend.
Defenses no longer able to concentrate most of their attention on Michael Young and Jamel Artis.
Rounding up some of the recent happenings around Pitt football, including a look ahead to a Pitt-heavy NFL combine next week.
Post-Gazette columnist Joe Starkey answers reader questions in his weekly mailbag.
Jevon Carter finished with 24 points to lead the 12th-ranked Mountaineers to a 77-62 Big 12 Conference victory Monday night against Texas.
Pitt’s bench players played 40 total minutes in Saturday’s win vs. Florida State, their highest such mark in the past seven games.
The Panthers wore some retro uniforms against Florida State Saturday, when the fans were out full force and the team played its best game.
Penn State players want to make it known that the team is hunting a national championship bid next year.
Penn State’s Barkley finds a friend in youngster who defeated cancer during marathon weekend.
Pitt rebounded from a crushing defeat earlier in the week to stun the No. 17 Seminoles.
In throwback jerseys, the Panthers knocked off the Seminoles behind 29 points and eight rebounds from Sheldon Jeter.
But the scholarship for onetime preferred walk-on Zach Smith might not be available for next season.
Sophomore Dante Lombardi has mastered the father-son relationship and now is a leading contributor in 14-game winning streak.
Craig Meyer’s mailbag this week touches on defense, the search for an athletic director and, of course, Adele and Beyonce.
Troy Simons is hoping his 25.3 points per game lands him a scholarship into a Division I program.
Cressler plays basketball at Vanderbilt, Fischer plays basketball at Penn and Cottrell plays basketball at IUP.
Three players were ejected after the incident, which happened near the end of Wednesday’s Westminster victory.
Jim Ferry deserves at least one more season to prove that all of the program building and recruiting he has done will indeed pay off.
Duquesne freshman Mike Lewis II stole the ball as the Minutemen inbounded, corralled the loose ball, turned and heaved it — banking it in
Panthers have had a difficult time stringing 40 good minutes together.
Adele got a second chance at the Grammys, but what if sports teams had a chance to do things a different way?
The three, including former President Graham Spanier, filed requests that ask the trial judge to let them appeal his recent decision.
Pitt had a chance to extend its winning streak to three games and further get back in the postseason discussion but blew a big lead instead.
With the defeat, the Panthers (14-12, 3-10 ACC) quite likely lost any already slim hope they had of making the NCAA tournament.
Partridge, fired as head coach of Florida Atlantic after the season, last coached at Pitt in 2007.
Post-Gazette columnist Joe Starkey answers reader questions.
Paul Zeise breaks down a couple of scenarios that could result in Pitt making the NCAA tournament this year. Yes, really.
Panthers players, coach Kevin Stallings enjoying a confident, positive mood after recent victories against Boston College and Syracuse.
After going 2-6 in January, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team is 3-1 in February and can seal a conference tournament berth this week.
James played at Duquesne from 1995-98 and played more than a decade in the NBA, winning a title with the Pistons.
Is Pitt-Penn State as fiery in tennis or softball as it is in football? Are there any Backyard Brawls still out there? What about Duquesne?
“I’ll be shocked if we don’t have a lot of teams in the tournament,” Kevin Stallings said.
Julijana Vojinovic had 17 points and Amadea Szamosi recorded a double-double, 13 points, 10 rebounds, to lead the Dukes to a 70-51 win.
Guard Kia Nurse, teammates say that consistency comes not just in the way the team plays, but in the type of player Geno Auriemma recruits.
In past 5 games, the starters — Young, Jamel Artis, Cameron Johnson, Sheldon Jeter, Chris Jones — have played 86.4 percent of the minutes.
Jevon Carter scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a win against Kansas State.
The Colonials (10-17, 6-8 NEC) bounced back from a loss Thursday with a 50-48 victory Saturday against Wagner (12-12, 8-6).
Cameron Johnson hit six 3-pointers for a game-high 22 points and Michael Young added 21 for the Panthers, who dominated on the glass.
A key issue is that the Panthers home recruiting base does not produce many major-college basketball players.
The Panthers are coming off a win at Boston College, which snapped their eight-game losing streak.
Freshman guard Justice Kithcart’s 3-point shooting touch started coming back in recent practices and it paid off in win vs. Boston College.
The outdoor game is set for Feb. 26, the day after the Penguins and Flyers play at the stadium.
After cutting a 12-point deficit to one, Robert Morris fell just short in a comeback bid against Mount St. Mary’s, 74-70.
Tarburton is the 11th verbal commit for Penn State’s 2018 class.
Pitt needs to continue to play with the desperation and effort as the last four games.
Day-after analysis of Pit’ts 83-72 victory at Boston College, a win that snapped an eight-game losing streak.
Coach Andy Toole’s switch back to a man-to-man defense this season has paid dividends.
Young Duquesne team has had a week off to regroup after drubbing by Dayton.