99 in 99: #5 Pitt Panthers

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The Pitt Panthers received a terrific early season challenge Tuesday night when they tipped off the college basketball season by holding off a feisty Rhode Island team, 83-75.  Jamie Dixon has a deep, versatile, hard working group that enters the season as the team to beat in the Big East.

The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Click here if you missed teams #6-#99.

By: David Kay
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