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According to Made for March, Pitt basketball will host non-conference opponent Eastern Kentucky in a buy game on Dec. 11, 2024. The Panthers will pay Eastern Kentucky $90,000 to come play at the Petersen Events Center, per the report.

According to Made for March, Pitt basketball will host non-conference opponent Eastern Kentucky in a buy game on Dec. 11, 2024.

The Panthers will pay Eastern Kentucky $90,000 to come play at the Petersen Events Center, per the report.

 

Eastern Kentucky’s website lists one prior game against the Panthers in its history. On Nov. 19, 2009, Pitt hosted EKU and took down the Colonels 71-60 behind Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson.

Pitt Basketball Schedule So Far

Radford – Nov. 4

Pitt will open the season with a home game against Radford on Nov. 4. Jon Rothstein reported this news in May.

Virginia Military Institute

According to Rocco Miller, VMI will be traveling to the Petersen Events Center to take on Pitt as part of the Greenbrier Tip Off Event’s on-campus series. 

Greenbrier Tip Off Event – Nov. 22-24

Just before the holidays, Pitt will be heading down to the historic Greenbrier Resort to play in a first-of-its-kind tip-off event. Wisconsin, LSU, and UCF are also in the MTE. Ticket-only packages, based on availability, will go on sale in the fall.

West Virginia (TBD)

The Panthers will host the Mountaineers. No date has been announced yet for that matchup.

The last four dates (2023-24, 2022-23, 2021-22, and 2019-20) of the Backyard Brawl have been as follows: Dec. 6, Nov. 11, Nov. 12, Nov. 15.

Mississippi State – Dec. 4

Pitt will travel to Mississippi State to take on the Bulldogs in the SEC/ACC Challenge.

This will be the third meeting between the two schools, and the first since Pitt eliminated the Bulldogs in the 2023 NCAA Tournament First Four with a one-point win in Dayton.

EASTERN KENTUCKY – Dec. 11

EKU finished last season 17-14 with a solid 12-4 record in Atlantic Sun play. The Colonels are heading into year seven of the A.W. Hamilton era. Hamilton and his staff brought in several new players this offseason, including former Virginia Military Institute big man D.J. Nussbaum, College of Charleston transfers Jordan Crawford and Mayar Wol, and more.

CONFERENCE

HOME-ONLY MATCHUPS

California

Stanford

Boston College

Clemson

Georgia Tech

Miami

Virginia

AWAY-ONLY MATCHUPS

Duke

Florida State

NC State

Notre Dame

SMU

Virginia Tech

Wake Forest

HOME AND AWAY SERIES’

Louisville

North Carolina

Syracuse

 

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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Rob Radich
Rob Radich
2 days ago

Flushing $90k so Coach No Bid can pick up a W.

Agent Zero
Agent Zero
2 days ago

Need better non conference match ups period..Can’t keep playing the Radford’s of the world and expect to get into The Dance if you’re a bubble team

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