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RECORDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

$Eastern 8 Conference games CA-played at Civic Arena

2/20 $Villanova 2/23 at $Rutgers

1978-79 „ 18-11 6-4 Eastern 8 (4th place)

53 83

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Eastern 8 Tournament (Pittsburgh, Pa., Civic Arena) 2/26 George Washington (E8) 77 68 2/29 vs. Villanova 59 72

W L

National Invitation Tournament at Duquesne (CA) 63 65

L

„ Eastern 8 Tournament runner-up 3/6

62 76

Coach: Tim Grgurich Date 11/29 12/2 12/5 12/9 12/16 12/20

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Opponent pp vs. Rio Grande % $Massachusetts Evansville Robert Morris Indiana, Pa. at Canisius

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 107 82 W 70 54 W 88 69 W 100 68 W 92 64 W 83 87 L

Gator Bowl Classic (Jacksonville, Fla.) 12/26 at Jacksonville ! 72 74 12/27 vs. Massachusetts ! 87 68 1/3 at Temple 57 62 1/6 at Syracuse 74 100 1/10 Cincinnati (OT) 75 78 1/13 at $George Washington 83 94 1/17 Cleveland State 77 51 1/20 at $West Virginia 92 93 1/22 at Iona (OT) ^ 79 84 1/25 Mercyhurst 91 85 1/27 $Penn State 50 44 2/1 at $Duquesne (CA) 89 83 2/3 $West Virginia 72 57 2/5 Hawaii 71 52 2/7 St. Francis, Pa. 65 57 71 69 2/10 at Duke (–/7) 2/14 at $Penn State 54 45 2/17 $Duquesne (FFH) 60 54 2/20 at $Villanova 73 75 2/23 $Rutgers 68 76

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Eastern 8 Tournament (Pittsburgh, Pa., Civic Arena) 85 80 2/27 vs. George Washington 3/1 vs. Villanova (CA) 77 64 3/3 vs. Rutgers (CA) (Final) 57 61

W W L

$Eastern 8 Conference Games %played at Wheeling, W.Va. ^played at Nassau Coliseum

1979-80 „ 17-12 5-5 Eastern 8 (T-4th place) „ 3 all-time NIT appearance rd

$Eastern Eight Conference Games %Connecticut Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) CA-played at Civic Arena

1980-81 „ 19-12 8-5 Eastern 8 (4th place) „ Eastern 8 Tournament Champions „ 6th NCAA Tournament appearance (No. 10 seed) Coach: Dr. Roy Chipman Date Opponent pp 11/29 St. Francis, Pa. 12/2 at St. Bonaventure

Show Me Invitational (Columbia, Mo.) 65 67 L 12/5 vs. Lamar% 12/6 vs. West Texas State% 73 92 L 12/8 Indiana, Pa. 12/13 Alabama-Birmingham

Opponent pp Bucknell Robert Morris at $Massachusetts $St. Bonaventure at Cincinnati Syracuse (–/10)

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 83 65 W 77 50 W 63 45 W 72 70 W 60 61 L 66 73 L

Connecticut Tournament (Storrs, Conn.) 12/28 vs. Cal State-Fullerton % 80 69 W 12/29 at Connecticut % 77 72 W 1/2 1/5 1/9 1/12 1/16 1/19 1/21 1/23 1/26 1/28 1/30 2/2 2/4 2/10 2/13 2/16

Temple Penn State $George Washington at Maryland $Duquesne (FFH) at Evansville Iona at Cleveland State Duke (–/3) at St. Francis, Pa. Westminster at $West Virginia Eastern Kentucky at $Duquesne (CA) at Penn State $West Virginia

62 54 82 88 55 78 75 66 69 56 75 66 80 66 53 66

55 50 61 95 53 70 63 69 78 51 44 68 78 67 66 67

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

79 58

70 70

3/3 3/6 3/7

Eastern 8 Tournament (Pittsburgh, Pa., Civic Arena) Rutgers 67 62 vs. Rhode Island 74 45 vs. Duquesne (Final) 64 60

NCAA First & Second Rounds (El Paso, Texas, Haskins Center) 3/13 vs. Idaho 70 69 57 74 3/15 vs. North Carolina (–/6)

Date 11/28 12/2 12/5 12/9 12/19 12/21

Opponent pp Pitt Opp. pp W/L at Ala.-Birmingham (–/19) 62 78 L Davis & Elkins 58 56 W St. Francis, Pa. 94 77 W Eastern Michigan 84 78 W Robert Morris 88 76 W Utica 64 47 W

12/26 12/28 12/29 1/4 1/9 1/11 1/14 1/16 1/20 1/23 1/26 1/29 2/4 2/6 2/11 2/14 2/18 2/20 2/24 2/27

Far West Classic (Portland, Ore.) at Oregon State% (–/15) 58 88 vs. Iowa State% 81 65 55 54 vs. Tennessee% T 60 59 at Temple (Palestra) $Rutgers 65 75 at $George Washington 74 79 $Duquesne (FFH) 62 72 at Penn State (2OT) 46 52 $St. Bonventure 86 56 at $Rutgers 48 46 Morgan State 80 67 $West Virginia 45 48 at $Rhode Island 66 63 at $Massachusetts 60 58 at $St. Bonaventure 57 61 at $Duquesne (CA) 69 68 $Rhode Island 81 67 $Massachusetts 74 60 77 82 at $West Virginia (–/6) $George Washington 79 77

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3/2 3/5 3/6

Eastern 8 Tournament (Pittsburgh, Pa., Civic Arena) vs. Duquesne (FFH) 66 64 60 47 vs. Rutgers vs. West Virginia (F) (–/9) 79 72

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NCAA First & Second Rounds (Pullman, Wash.) 3/12 vs. Pepperdine 88 99

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Virginia Tech Classic (Blacksburg, Va.) 12/19 at Virginia Tech^ 70 72 L 69 77 L 12/20 vs. James Madison^ 12/23 $Massachusetts 85 65 W 12/30 Robert Morris 71 63 W 1/3 $St. Bonaventure 65 61 W 1/10 $Rutgers 59 69 L 80 56 W 1/12 at Eastern Kentucky 86 48 W 1/17 Delaware State 1/20 at $Rhode Island 60 62 L 1/24 at $George Washington 74 55 W 1/27 Maryland (CA) (OT) (–/14) 66 69 L 1/31 at $West Virginia 63 76 L 2/4 $Duquesne (FFH) 60 53 W 73 70 W 2/7 Cleveland State 2/11 Penn State 70 63 W 2/15 at $Duquesne (CA) 64 66 L 2/18 $George Washington 89 77 W 2/21 $West Virginia 81 64 W 2/24 at $Massachusetts 101 61 W 2/28 at $Rutgers 60 61 L

Coach: Tim Grgurich Date 12/1 12/5 12/8 12/15 12/19 12/22

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 91 70 W 84 68 W

Pittsburgh’s radio announcers Bill Hillgrove (center) and Dick Groat (right), along with statistician Al Goppman (left) enjoy a light moment at the Rainbow Classic in 1986.

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$Eastern 8 Conference Games %Show-Me Invitational (Columbia, Mo.) ^Virginia Tech Classic (Blacksburg, Va.) CA-played at Civic Arena

12/7 12/11 12/18 12/22 12/27 1/4 1/8 1/12 1/15 1/19 1/22 1/25 1/29 2/1 2/5 2/7 2/11 2/16 2/19 2/22 2/26 2/28 3/5

at Eastern Michigan Robert Morris St. Francis, Pa. at Florida State at *Syracuse (–/13) *Connecticut Lafayette *Villanova (–/15) West Virginia at *Georgetown (–/19) *Seton Hall at *Boston College *Providence (2OT) *St. John’s (–/5) at *Connecticut (OT) *Syracuse at *Villanova (JNFH) (–/12) Notre Dame (CA) *Georgetown (–/14) at *Seton Hall *Boston College (–/19) at *Providence at *St. John’s (–/10)

62 95 67 75 66 67 65 48 81 54 78 63 59 72 72 85 65 54 65 68 52 69 73

67 80 57 74 87 71 52 66 67 62 68 68 55 71 71 74 78 60 63 74 70 72 91

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

Big East Championship (New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden) 3/10 vs. St. John’s (–/8) 53 64 L *Big East games; CA-played at Civic Arena

1983-84 „ 18-13 6-10 Big East (6th place) „ 4th all-time NIT appearance

$Eastern 8 Conference games; %Far West Classic (Portland, Ore.); CA-played at Civic Arena

BIG EAST ERA BEGINS

1981-82 „ 20-10

1982-83 „ 13-15

8-6 Eastern Eight (3rd place)

6-10 Big East (6th place)

„ Eastern 8 Tournament Champions „ 7th NCAA Tournament appearance (No. 10 seed) „ Second straight Eastern 8 title and title game appearance

„ First season in Big East Conference play

Coach: Dr. Roy Chipman

Amana Hawkeye Classic (Iowa City, Iowa) 12/3 vs. Hawaii % 67 70 L 12/4 vs. Navy % 65 73 L

Coach: Dr. Roy Chipman Date Opponent pp 11/27 Westminster 11/30 at Duquesne (CA)

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 80 67 W 62 53 W

Coach: Dr. Roy Chipman Date 11/26 11/30 12/3 12/5 12/10 12/17 12/20

Opponent pp Westminster at Lafayette Indiana, Pa. at St. Francis, Pa. Robert Morris at West Virginia Florida State

Pitt Opp. pp W/L 86 56 W 70 55 W 86 54 W 94 80 W 77 65 W 53 56 L 102 89 W

Golden Triangle Classic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 12/27 at Duquesne (CA)+ 64 59 W 12/28 vs. Illinois State (CA)+ 59 54 W 1/4 at *Boston College (–/17) 77 81 L 1/7 *Connecticut 58 79 L 1/9 at *Villanova (JNFH) 61 74 L 1/14 Duquesne (FFH) 75 69 W 1/16 *St. John’s (OT) (–/10) 63 61 W 1/21 at *Seton Hall (MSG) 71 59 W 58 64 L 1/25 *Syracuse (–/20)

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