Yes that is correct. While we’ve been busy debating the merits and demerits of Pitt’s football team, the basketball season has quietly snuck up on us.
Tonight Florida State visits us at the Pete. Tipoff is at 8. You can watch it on ESPNU.
ESPN’s algorithm gives us a better than 52% chance to win, even though their pundits have FSU finishing 7th in the conference and Pitt finishing somewhere around 11th.
Pittsburgh Sports Now has been kind enough to collect a collection (yes I just did that) of Pitt preseason rankings.
Still, head coach Jeff Capel is building something.
Here is the official Pitt Men’s basketball season opener primer: Link
The PG’s Craig Meyer highlights five questions that the team must answer.
Here is a look at the Seminoles.
And just in case you forgot about the kind of talent that Capel has assembled in just two short years:
Pitt is still in a rebuild, but the consensus is that they will surprise some people. I hope they do.
Hail to Pitt and enjoy the game