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12/17 Michigan State 12/20 Duke (–/14)

81 54

82 92

L L

All-America Tournament (Owensboro, Ky.) 12/28 vs. Florida 72 98 L 74 67 W 12/30 vs. Hardin Simmons 12/31 vs. Utah State 84 81 W 1/2 Yale 95 74 W 72 58 W 1/4 Columbia 1/7 at Westminster 77 67 W 1/14 Penn State 78 60 W 70 84 L 1/18 West Virginia 79 98 L 1/21 Geneva 78 76 W 2/1 Carnegie Tech 77 67 W 2/2 at Army 79 82 L 2/4 at Syracuse 2/6 at Colgate 68 79 L 2/8 at Navy 64 81 L 2/15 Westminster 77 71 W 2/21 at Carnegie Tech (OT) 85 81 W 2/23 at St. John’s (MSG) 76 81 L 2/25 at West Virginia 94 77 W 3/3 at Penn State 100 90 W

Dave Roman played for the Panthers from 1962-64. He led the 1962-63 team in scoring at 15.0 points per game (359 points). Roman concluded his career with a 12.6 points per game average while converting on 74.6 percent of his free throw attempts.

NCAA First Round (Columbus, Ohio, St. John Arena) 3/11 vs. Morehead St. (NCAA) 86 85

W

NCAA Mideast Regional (Lexington, Ky., Rupp Arena) 3/15 at Kentucky (–/3) 92 98 3/16 vs. Notre Dame^ (–/17) 85 86

L L

+Steel Bowl ^Notre Dame was a consolation game

1957-58 „ 18-7 „ 3rd NCAA Tournament appearance Coach: Robert Timmons Date 12/4 12/6 12/13 12/14 12/21

Opponent pp Michigan Furman George Washington + Duquesne (FFH) + Duke (2OT)

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 72 62 W 83 45 W 68 59 W 64 81 L 87 84 W

+Steel Bowl

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12/9 12/13 12/19 12/20 12/27 12/29 12/30 1/3 1/7 1/10 1/14 1/20 1/24 1/31 2/2 2/4 2/7 2/12 2/14 2/18 2/25 2/28

Westminster Miami, Ohio Ohio Ohio State Harvard Dartmouth Cornell at Pennsylvania Geneva Penn State Carnegie Tech West Virginia at Westminster at St. Louis at Houston at Loyola (La.) at Navy West Virginia Ohio State Carnegie Tech at Geneva at Penn State

62 64 68 70 72 67 67 76 97 57 66 70 91 74 66 70 56 67 53 69 66 53

57 65 66 76 48 61 62 81 75 56 52 95 79 76 63 73 77 65 62 49 81 73

W L W L W W W L W W W L W L W L L W L W L L

1953-54 „ 9-14 Coach: Robert Timmons Date 12/5 12/11 12/12 12/16 12/22 12/29

Opponent pp Michigan Bradley + Duquesne (FFH) + (–/3) at Geneva Michigan State Columbia

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 69 78 L 66 64 W 46 79 L 76 94 L 51 82 L 64 75 L

1/2 1/6 1/9 1/13 1/16 1/23 1/28 1/30 2/2 2/3 2/6 2/13 2/16 2/20 2/22 2/24 2/27

Princeton Ohio State Syracuse Carnegie Tech at West Virginia Westminster at Penn State (3OT) at Columbia at Georgetown at Navy New York University Penn State West Virginia Westminster at Army at Carnegie Tech Geneva

57 64 55 74 65 80 69 58 70 59 66 71 85 91 82 65 80 73 73 108 77 91 74 62 83 64 94 104 72 82 83 75 84 75

L L L W W L L W W L L W W L L W W

+Steel Bowl

1954-55 „ 10-16 Coach: Robert Timmons Date 12/1 12/4 12/8 12/10 12/11 12/14 12/18 12/20 1/1 1/3 1/5 1/8 1/11 1/15 1/19 1/29 2/5 2/7 2/9 2/11 2/12 2/16 2/19 2/22 2/23 2/26

Opponent pp Pitt Opp. pp W/L Ohio State 87 98 L at Michigan 71 101 L at Carnegie Tech 67 79 L George Washington + 65 87 L Fordham + 71 65 W Colgate 80 67 W at New York Univ. (MSG) 96 76 W Duke 68 90 L at Pennsylvania (OT) (–/17) 81 75 W Carnegie Tech 78 66 W Geneva 67 91 L Westminster (OT) 71 73 L Syracuse 85 91 L Penn State (OT) 76 66 W at Geneva (2OT) 96 101 L at West Virginia 74 88 L at Navy 65 77 L at Tampa 92 52 W at Miami, Fla. 78 72 W at Puerto Rico 70 74 L at Puerto Rico A&M 90 71 W West Virginia 86 93 L at Westminster 92 94 L at Army 71 76 L Bucknell 81 74 W at Penn State 71 77 L

+ Steel Bowl

1955-56 „ 15-10 Date 12/3 12/7 12/9 12/10

Opponent pp Michigan at Allegheny Westminster + Duquesne (FFH) + (–/9)

„ 2nd NCAA Tournament appearance Coach: Robert Timmons Date 12/1 12/3 12/5 12/8 12/14 12/15 12/22

Opponent pp at N.C. State (–/8) at Ohio State (–/11) Westminster at Northwestern Carnegie Tech + Duquesne (FFH) + at Michigan

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 85 97 L 69 100 L 64 54 W 73 71 W 89 56 W 59 50 W 75 90 L

Orange Bowl Classic (Miami, Fla.) 76 66 12/27 vs. Seton Hall% 12/28 vs. Western Kent.% (–/15) 85 81 12/29 vs. Connecticut% (OT) 60 64

W W L

1/5 1/8 1/10 1/12 1/14 1/31 2/5 2/7 2/11 2/16 2/20 2/23 2/27 3/2

W L W L W L L W W W W L W W

Lafayette West Virginia (–/18) Bucknell Penn State Syracuse St. John’s at Duke at Westminster at Army Navy at Carnegie Tech at West Virginia (–/15) Pennsylvania at Penn State

69 59 86 89 64 49 66 75 76 64 70 78 72 90 71 69 54 47 79 63 96 64 93 107 94 76 80 65

1/4 1/8 1/11 1/15 1/20 1/25 1/30 2/3 2/4 2/12 2/15 2/19 2/22 2/24 2/27 3/1

at St. Louis Westminster at Syracuse West Virginia (–/1) at Carnegie Tech at Penn State St. John’s (–/13) at Holy Cross at Connecticut at Geneva at Navy (OT) Carnegie Tech at West Virginia (–/3) Geneva at Westminster Penn State

85 72 71 64 86 71 86 79 77 82 85 73 86 109 75 61

87 57 68 71 68 64 73 72 62 61 83 54 99 74 74 59

L W W L W W W W W W W W L W W W

NCAA First Round (Evanston, Ill.) 77 82 3/11 vs. Miami, Ohio

L

+Steel Bowl

1958-59 „ 10-14 Coach: Robert Timmons Date 12/1 12/3 12/12 12/13 12/18 12/20

Opponent pp at Michigan Ohio State Miami, Fla. + Duquesne (FFH) + at Westminster at Miami, Ohio (18/–)

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 55 75 L 73 70 W 69 65 W 71 56 W 66 78 L 75 88 L

PITT’S HEAD COACHES ROBERT TIMMONS 1953-68 (15 years) „ Record: 174-189 (.479) „ Accomplishments p Coached Pittsburgh to eight winning seasons, four postseason appearances (1957-NCAA, 1958-NCAA, 1963-NCAA, 1964NIT)…Ranks second among Pittsburgh coaches in both wins (174) and tenure (15 seasons)…Most successful season was a 19-6 record in 1962-63 and an 18-7 year in 1957-58 in Don Hennon’s second season in a Panthers uniform…The 18-7 record in 1957-58 was the most wins at Pittsburgh since the 1935-36 campaign. „ Prominent Student-Athletes Don Hennon, Bob Lazor, John Riser, Calvin Sheffield, Brian Generalovich.

Coach: Robert Timmons A six-foot five-inch center, John Mills led the Panthers in scoring as a senior in 1959-60 at 13.9 points per game. He was the first player to lead the Panthers in that department since Don Hennon’s departure.

ECAC Holiday Festival (New York, N.Y) 12/28 vs. TTemple (MSG) % 71 76 L 71 63 W 12/29 vs. Manhattan (MSG) % 12/30 vs. Connecticut (MSG) % 60 68 L

1956-57 „ 16-11

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 75 66 W 99 96 W 74 52 W 49 71 L

„ Personal Facts Took over the program from H.C. “Doc” Carlson prior to the 1953-54 season…Arrived at Pittsburgh in 1947 as an assistant football coach...Passed away on April 29, 2004.

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