It is not hyperbole to say that this is Pitt’s biggest game of 2019. In fact, it is not hyperbole to say that this is Pitt’s biggest game of the Jeff Capel era. A win tonight could, in fact, make this the biggest win in the history of Pitt basketball.
That’s because the Pitt Panthers men’s basketball team has not beaten a top-ranked team in the country since Feb. 16, 2009 over no. 1 Connecticut. As they noted on the Pitt men’s basketball Instagram account, today is the day that opportunity comes a-knocking: