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Postgame Reaction from Pitt’s Capel, Cummings, Sibande and Virginia HC Bennett



PITTSBURGH — Late Tuesday night at the Petersen Events Center, Pitt took down No. 11 for its second-straight win over a ranked opponent, taking home the ‘W’ by a score of 68-65.

Hear from Pitt’s Jeff Capel, Nelly Cummings, and Blake Hinson, as well as Virginia head coach Tony Bennett at the links below.

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1 year ago

Much of Pitt’s comeback tonight and Friday has to be laid at the feet of Federico Federico. A big man playing more than 30-minutes per game is unheard of. Bacot was winded with 10-minutes to go on Friday and tonight when Sheldrake was on the bench in the second half Pitt made its move. Virginia’s guards feared him inside and it showed. Hail to Pitt.

Joe Talarico
Joe Talarico
1 year ago

It’s time that the yinzers understand what Tony Bennett and those who know NCAA Basketball everywhere outside of Pittsburgh have known for years: Jeff Capel IS the real deal. Taking over a program that was at a 20 year low point is not easy and it takes a long time to recover. It wasn’t easy, or I would argue even possible, to recruit talented players who had the personal qualities to build a competitive team in the ACC to come to Pittsburgh when he took over the program. There were inevitable setbacks over the past few years, but progress is… Read more »

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