Pitt looks for marquee win vs. Syracuse
February 1, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon likes the improvement he's seen from his team over the past few weeks.
Still, Dixon knows it's time for the Panthers (17-5, 5-4 Big East) to bolster a resume with an eye-catching win. Pitt will get its chance on Saturday when No. 6 Syracuse (18-2, 6-1) visits.
The Panthers are 0-2 at home against ranked opponents this season, falling to Cincinnati on New Year's Eve and Marquette three weeks ago. Pitt does own a 25-point romp on the road at Georgetown, but Dixon says the Panthers need that kind of performance at the Petersen Events Center.
Pitt is 12-1 at home against top 10 teams since The Pete opened a decade ago and the Panthers are 9-3 against the Orange under Dixon. Syracuse hasn't played since an upset loss at Villanova last weekend.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
5-0 L5, 10-1 L11 Picks, 7-1 G-Plays
2-0 LN, 57-27 Run, 16-4 G-Plays
2-0 LN, 14-5 L19, 31-13 L44
6-3 L9 G-Plays, +2,368 TY
5-0 L4 Days, 4-1 Last Saturday
10-1 Last 11 Picks, +1,486 Overall
10-4 L4 Days, 6-0 L6 Guarantees
14-3 Guarantees This Year
5-1 Saturday, 11-4 L15 Run
11-4 L15 Guaranteed Plays
+1,305 Guaranteed Plays TY
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!