Tag: Jamie Dixon

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Panthers crush Savannah State 88-55 in opener

Savannah State’s Alante Fenner (1) shoots behind Pittsburgh’s Derrick Randall (11) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Will GravesAP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derrick Randall spent two seasons killing time on the bench at Rutgers. Finally on the court at Pittsburgh, the junior center didn’t waste a chance to make an impression. Thrust into the starting lineup when senior Talib Zanna was suspended one game for a violation of team rules, Randall posted career highs with 12 points and 12 rebounds as the Panthers eased by Savannah State 88-55 in the season opener Friday night.

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Pitt signs Dixon to extension through 2022-23

STAYING AT PITT–Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon shouts to his team during a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament against Wichita State in Salt Lake City, March 21. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) by Will GravesPITTSBURGH (AP) — Jamie Dixon isn’t going anywhere but back to work.

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No. 23 Pitt slips by Villanova 73-64 in overtime

FINAL HOME GAME–Pittsburgh’s Dante Taylor, right, shoots a hook over Villanova’s Mouphtaou Yarou on Sunday, March 3, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Will Graves PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dante Taylor spent four years at Pittsburgh trying to live up to sky high expectations.