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An 'X' in the loss column for Pitt tonight?

This is the round where the Pitt Panthers basketball team usually gets kicked aside in the NCAA tournament.
It's also the round where I think Pitt could very well lose, especially if you think history repeats itself.
As you've probably heard already, Pitt's opponent, Xavier, is coached by former Pitt point guard Sean Miller.
It's an intriguing storyline. It's also a recipe for disaster for the Panthers.
Xavier can hit the 3s, plus they have some depth up front.
And don't think for a minute Miller's players don't want to do anything in their power to get a win.
Pitt stumbled in its first two games in the tournament but it stands just one win from the Elite Eight and two wins from a trip to Detroit for the Final Four (anyone see the similarities to the Steelers' Super Bowl XL run yet?).
There's a lot of support out there for the Panthers and many believe this is their year.
A win tonight and I'll start to believe, too.


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