Latest Sam Young Stories

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. 3 North Carolina lost at Maryland Saturday. Sam Young had 16 points and Tyrell Biggs 13 in Pitt's seventh straight victory. The DePaul Blue Demons (8-19, 0-14) haven't won since Dec. 28, a span of 14 games. Dar Tucker...

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...

2008-12-06 20:39:32

Sam Young had 28 points and nine rebounds Saturday to lead third-ranked Pittsburgh to an 80-51 victory over Vermont. DeJuan Blair added 13 points and 16 rebounds for Pitt (9-0), which has won each of its games this season by double digits. Ashton Gibbs had 11 points and hit on 3-of-5 three-point shots. Marqus Blakely had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead Vermont (4-3). Joey Accaoui, with 10 points, was the only other Vermont player in double figures. Young made 10 field goals while the entire...

2008-11-29 22:29:19

Sam Young had 15 points and eight rebounds Saturday, pacing No. 4 Pittsburgh to a 57-43 win over Washington State in the Legends Classic. Levance Fields added 14 points for the unbeaten Panthers (7-0). Daven Harmeling had 12 points for previously unbeaten Washington State (5-1).

2008-11-21 20:41:12

Sam Young scored 26 points Friday in leading No. 6 Pittsburgh to an 86-67 win over Akron and into the finals of the Legends Classic. Levance Fields added 19 points with seven assists and DeJuan Blair had 16 points and 13 rebounds in helping the Panthers improve to 3-0. Pittsburgh will meet Indiana (Pa.) in the tournament finals Saturday. Akron (2-1) got 23 points from Brett McKnight. The Zips had beaten Canisius and Winthrop to open the season. Pittsburgh built a 45-27 halftime lead and went...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.