Connect with us
PSN is sponsored by Beaver County Auto

Pittsburgh Sports Now

Pitt Basketball

Postgame Reaction from Pitt’s Loss to No. 1 Louisville

Postgame Reaction from Pitt’s Loss to No. 1 Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — “We allowed some distractions to happen and it hurt us the rest of the game.”

Pitt gameday coverage on PSN is sponsored by 7 Fields Wealth Management

That was the message from Pitt head coach Jeff Capel after his Panthers’ 64-46 loss to Louisville at KFC Yum! Center on Friday. The distractions he was talking about? A controversial series of calls that ended with the Panthers assessed a common foul and a technical, giving Louisville four free points.

“We have to grow up,” Capel said. “I just think we were a little bit too emotional and we allowed the emotion of the game and situations to distract us. When you’re playing against a really good team, especially a veteran team on the road, you can’t do that. That’s where we, collectively, coaches, everyone, we have to do a better job and be in control.”

Hear more from Capel, point guard Xavier Johnson and power Forward Eric Hamilton:

1 Comment

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Clark Martineau
Guest
Clark Martineau

I agree with Coach Caple about distractions but: Did you ever feel like a ref had rabbit ears and was looking for a chance to call a technical foul?

Our Sponsors

Moon Golf Club
Duquesne Men's Basketball

Get PSN in your inbox!

Enter your email and get all of our posts delivered straight to your inbox.

WPIAL Class of 2021 Pages

To Top
Send this to a friend