Pittsburgh Panthers Articles

With the 15th season of BCS bowl action just about ready to kickoff, Athlon reviewed the tapes of the four (now five) biggest bowl games in college football. Since 1998, teams have been fighting to land a spot in the BCS and here are those teams...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Aside from the turmoil caused by conference realignment, the Big East has continued some familiar trends: Syracuse continues to be among the national elite with a bench player taking his turn in the spotlight, Louisville continues to be a...
David Fox
2 years ago
Which bowls should you tune into? Athlon ranks and previews all of the matchups from the must-see to the ones you can avoid. Although Alabama and Notre Dame is clearly the biggest bowl game, with 34 other contests, there are plenty of other...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
For another year, the Big East football season almost seemed to be a sidenote. In 2011, charter football members Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia announced their departures as did never-was member TCU. In 2012, Louisville and Rutgers...
David Fox
2 years ago
Stumbling and limping isn’t the best way to enter a season-defining game. At least for Louisville and Rutgers, though, both teams will look across the sideline at a team in a similar spot. This de facto Big East championship game has been...
David Fox
2 years ago
Say this for the Big East: The title chase won’t be without intrigue. Losses by Louisville and Rutgers last week gave Syracuse and Cincinnati a chance to claim shares of the Big East title. Meanwhile, the two teams that scored the upsets --...
David Fox
2 years ago
Rutgers and Pittsburgh will play this week in what’s an important Big East game ... for now. The Scarlet Knights are seeking their first Big East title, and Pittsburgh is looking for a bowl game. After that, it’s off to the ACC for Pittsburgh...
David Fox
2 years ago
Texas alumni are holding their traditional Hex Rally this week, but it probably won’t be as fun. In College Station, the Aggies are holding Midnight Yell Practice in anticipation of their Thanksgiving week game. But with TCU and Missouri on...
David Fox
2 years ago
The de facto Big East championship game between Louisville and Rutgers has been established with the Scarlet Knights’ 10-3 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. But that’s not going to be the big topic around the Big East in the two weeks before...
David Fox
2 years ago
As recently as Oct. 20, the Big East had three undefeated teams. Four Saturdays later, all three are sitting with at least one loss. Despite Louisville’s loss to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, the Big East race likely comes down to the same...
David Fox
2 years ago
Louisville keeps rolling along as the Big East’s only undefeated team, but the rest of the conference has serious questions to answer in the final four Saturdays of the season. Cincinnati and USF have new quarterback concerns due to...
David Fox
2 years ago
The next two years will mark the end of an era for the Big East. No more Jim Calhoun this season. No more Syracuse and no more Pittsburgh next season. No more Notre Dame in the years to come. The Big East will expand again next season with...
David Fox
2 years ago
If Louisville is playing with a chip on its shoulder, Cardinals coach Charlie Strong has to be pleased with the results. Louisville is the lowest ranked undefeated team at No. 11 in the Associated Press top 25, two spots behind a two-loss LSU....
David Fox
2 years ago
College football’s weekend slate is highlighted by key games in the SEC (Alabama at LSU) and Pac-12 (Oregon at USC). Here’s a look a every game. Friday No. 33 Washington at No. 67 California Washington has defeated two ranked teams at home (...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Momentum for previously undefeated Cincinnati and Rutgers has been sapped the last two weeks, but the Big East has other teams starting to get hot in recent weeks. Syracuse has won back-to-back games for the first time this season, but a game...
David Fox
2 years ago
Just two weeks ago, the Big East was basking in the glow of three teams undefeated in October. That number is down to one. Barely. Louisville edged Cincinnati 34-31 in overtime Friday to keep its record unblemished. Rutgers wasn’t so lucky...
David Fox
2 years ago
The three-game round robin between Cincinnati, Louisville and Rutgers may still determine the Big East championship, but some of the luster is gone after the MAC bit the Big East again this season as Toledo upset previously undefeated Cincinnati...
David Fox
2 years ago
The Big East race may still be between three teams, but the race lost its luster less than a week before one of the marquee games of the season for the league. Thank Cincinnati for that. The Big East is down to two undefeated teams as...
David Fox
2 years ago
Stars like Syracuse’s Fab Melo (Brazil), St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Nicholson (Canada) and Vanderbilt’s Jeffrey Taylor (Sweden) and Festus Ezeli (Nigeria) may have left the college ranks for the NBA in June, but that doesn’t mean the college game...
David Fox
2 years ago
Here’s the good news for the Big East for the second half of the season: The league has three nationally ranked, undefeated teams in Louisville, Rutgers and Cincinnati who will all face each other in the final month. For a conference struggling...
David Fox
2 years ago
The full list of the top 40 transfers can be found in the Athlon Sports 2012-13 College Basketball annual available in the online store. College basketball transfers are flying through the sport at an...
David Fox
2 years ago
At the midpoint of the 2012 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Big East. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year – Kyle Flood, Rutgers Hired after Greg Schiano unexpectedly...
David Fox
2 years ago
Visit the online store for UCLA and other editions of the 2012-13 Athlon Sports College Basketball annual. Led by Anthony Davis, Marcus Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague,  Kentucky ended the notion that...
David Fox
2 years ago
The Big East favorites are well established with Cincinnati, Louisville and Rutgers are vying for the top spot. The middle of the league is a different story. Syracuse’s 14-13 upset of Pittsburgh last week and Temple’s 37-28 upset of USF shook...
David Fox
2 years ago
After Arkansas’ 24-7 dismantling of Auburn on Saturday, coach John L. Smith has a reason to smile. Sure, it’s been a disappointing season for the coach who will likely spent only one season at Fayetteville, but at least a bowl game remains a...
David Fox
2 years ago

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