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2009-07-17 14:12:34

The San Antonio Spurs have signed Pittsburgh power forward DeJuan Blair, their second round pick at the NBA Draft in June. No terms were disclosed, but his availability at No.

2009-06-16 13:22:51

North Carolina's Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington are among 49 early entry players who are eligible for next week's NBA draft, the league said Tuesday. Lawson and Ellison helped the Tar Heels to the 2009 NCAA Division I basketball title.

2009-04-08 18:55:19

Star Pittsburgh power forward DeJuan Blair announced on Wednesday that he will enter the NBA draft this summer. The 6-foot-7 inch, 265-pounder said he originally had planned to test the draft waters. In 35 games, the 6-foot-7 inch, 265-pound Blair, a Pittsburgh native, had per-game averages of 15.7 points and 12.3 rebounds when the top-seeded Panthers went 31-5, losing the East Regional final 78-76 to fellow Big East member Villanova. In his announcement Wednesday, the Pittsburgh native...

2009-04-06 08:40:44

Oklahoma sophomore center Blake Griffin was voted the Naismith Trophy men's college player of the year. Griffin, who led the nation in rebounding and the Big 12 Conference in scoring average, edged Pittsburgh's DeJuan Blair; North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough, who won the Naismith Trophy last year; and Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet for the award, which is given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

2009-02-21 20:41:19

Sophomore DeJuan Blair had 20 points and 18 rebounds Saturday to carry the fourth-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers to an 80-61 win over DePaul. Pittsburgh (25-2, 12-2 Big East), which beat top-ranked Connecticut Monday, is expected to move up to No. 1 in the next ranking, after No.

2009-02-07 17:48:47

DeJuan Blair had a career-high 32 points and 14 rebounds Saturday, powering the fifth-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers' 92-69 win over DePaul. Levance Fields and Brad Wanamaker each scored 13 points for the Panthers (21-2, 8-2 Big East), who have won five of their last six games.

2009-01-11 14:35:16

DeJuan Blair scored 23 points Sunday for No. 1 Pittsburgh, which remained unbeaten with a 90-67 wipe-out of St.

2008-12-17 23:44:45

DeJuan Blair scored 21 points Wednesday and third-ranked Pittsburgh used an early second-half run to defeat Siena 79-66. The Panthers ran their record to 11-0 in advance of a trip to Florida State on Sunday. Blair also collected 16 rebounds while Tyrell Biggs and Sam Young both had 14 points. Siena (5-4) was led by Edwin Ubiles and Clarence Jackson with 12 points each. Pittsburgh owned a 37-29 lead at halftime and then scored the first 11 points of the second period.

2008-12-13 22:10:50

Sam Young scored 19 points Saturday to lead the third-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers to a 91-56 victory over the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers. DeJuan Blair added 12 points and eight rebounds for Pittsburgh (10-0), which started 10-0 for a sixth straight season.

2008-12-03 20:52:00

Sam Young scored 23 points and DeJuan Blair dominated inside Wednesday, leading third-ranked Pittsburgh to a 78-51 whipping of Duquesne. The Panthers have won all of their eight games this season by at least 10 points. Blair added 14 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, 10 of them coming on the offensive end.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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