Latest Levance Fields Stories

2009-03-26 20:56:00

Two huge plays by Levance Fields in the final minute Wednesday allowed top-seeded Pittsburgh to escape with a 60-55 NCAA regional semifinal win over Xavier. The Panthers were set up to be the first No. 1 seed in the tournament to go down to defeat, but they survived thanks to a 3-point shot and steal by Fields in the closing moments. Pittsburgh will play Saturday -- against the winner of Thursday's game between Duke and Villanova -- for the East Region championship and a berth in the Final...

2009-03-22 17:12:54

Sam Young's 32 points and eight rebounds Sunday led Pittsburgh in its 84-76 second-round NCAA Tournament win over Oklahoma State. The Panthers, the top seed in the East Region, escaped after a valiant effort by the eighth-seeded Cowboys. A 3-pointer by Pitt's Levance Fields created a 49-49 tie two seconds before halftime. In the second stanza, Fields sank a layup and a 3-pointer, giving Pittsburgh what turned out to be an insurmountable 79-74 lead with 1:30 remaining. Fields finished with 13...

2009-02-28 22:18:32

Sam Young had 29 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead the top-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers to an 89-78 victory over Seton Hall. The Panthers are expected to lose their No. 1 ranking because they lost to Providence Tuesday. Pittsburgh (26-3, 13-3 Big East) is third in the conference and will finish its regular season with home games against 10th-ranked Marquette Wednesday and second-ranked Connecticut Saturday. Jermaine Dixon scored 14 points and Levance Fields had 10 points and 10...

2009-02-16 20:47:37

DeJuan Blair had 22 points and 23 rebounds Monday to lead fourth-ranked Pittsburgh to a 76-68 victory over top-ranked Connecticut. Sam Young hit four 3-pointers while adding 25 points to help Pitt defeat a No. 1-ranked team for the first time in 14 attempts in school history. Levance Fields had 10 points, all in the final three-plus minutes of the game, and his back-to-back 3-pointers broke a 61-61 tie. Pittsburgh (24-2, 11-2 Big East) has won six in a row. A.J. Price led UConn with 18 points...

2009-02-14 19:40:52

Sam Young scored 18 points Saturday on 7-of-9 shooting and fourth-ranked Pittsburgh pulled away to an 85-69 win Big East win over Cincinnati. Pitt shot 72 percent (18-of-25) from the field in the opening 20 minutes and led 43-32 at halftime. A 3-pointer by Larry Davis and Rashad Bishop's layup drew Cincinnati within 51-45 with 15:35 left, but from that point, Pitt was in control. DeJuan Blair had 17 points and seven rebounds. Jermaine Dixon scored 14 points and Gilbert Brown 12. Levance...

2009-02-09 21:34:10

Sam Young had 20 points and seven rebounds Monday to lead the fourth-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers to a 70-59 victory over West Virginia. Levance Fields added 13 points and seven assists for the Panthers (22-2, 9-2 Big East), who have won four in a row and 17 straight at home. Pittsburgh led by only five points at halftime, but made 16-of-26 shots from the field in the final 20 minutes. West Virginia's top two scorers fouled out. Alex Ruoff had 17 points for the Mountaineers, but fouled out with...

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. Dar Tucker and Mac Koshwal each scored 18 points to lead the Blue Demons (8-16, 0-11), who have lost of 11 consecutive games.

2009-02-02 21:00:29

Sam Young scored 23 points Monday, pacing the fifth-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers' 92-72 victory over the Robert Morris Colonials. DeJuan Blair added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Panthers (20-2), who have beaten Robert Morris each of the 27 times the two have met. Jermaine Dixon had 15 points, and Levance Fields 12 points and 13 assists. Jeremy Chappell had 19 points and eight assists for the Colonials (15-8). Rob Robinson added 15 points and Bateko Francisco 13 in defeat. The...

2009-01-31 14:04:34

DeJuan Blair's 23 points and 22 rebounds Saturday led third-ranked Pittsburgh to a come-from-behind 93-80 win over No. 22 Notre Dame. The Irish built a 45-39 lead at the break after sinking 11-of-22 three-pointers and committing just four turnovers, but Pitt opened a strong second half with a 10-0 run. After a scoreless first half, Sam Young scored five points in the first two minutes of the final 20 minutes, and his layup gave Pitt a 47-45 lead with 18:02 remaining. Levance Fields scored 17...

2009-01-28 21:20:01

Reggie Redding's 18 points and seven rebounds Wednesday keyed No. 21 Villanova's 67-57 Big East Conference upset of third-ranked Pittsburgh. Villanova pulled off its victory in the final college basketball contest at Philadelphia's Spectrum after trailing 31-26 at halftime. Redding's two free throws put Villanova ahead for good at 50-48 with 8:03 remaining, and two more with 47 seconds left were the game's final points. Dante Cunningham scored 15 with four rebounds, and Scottie Reynolds added...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'