2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers

2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Tyrell Biggs Sr F 6-8 240 Aug 1, 1986 Nanuet (NY) United States Don Bosco Preparatory High School
- DeJuan Blair So F 6-7 270 Apr 22, 1989 Pittsburgh (PA) United States Schenley High School
- Gilbert Brown So SF 6-6 215 Sep 5, 1987 Harrisburg (PA) United States South Kent School
- Sean Brown Sr G 6-4 215 Jan 22, 1986 Pittsburgh (PA) United States Canon McMillan High School
- Jermaine Dixon Jr PG 6-3 200 Apr 15, 1987 Baltimore (MD) United States Maine Central Institute
- Levance Fields Sr G 5-10 190 Jun 14, 1987 Brooklyn (NY) United States Xaverian High School
- Tim Frye So G 6-4 205 Aug 28, 1987 Mars (PA) United States Mars High School
- Ashton Gibbs Fr PG 6-2 190 Jan 19, 1990 Scotch Plains (NJ) United States Seton Hall Preparatory School
- Gary McGhee So C 6-11 250 Oct 28, 1988 Anderson (IN) United States Highland Senior High School
- Dwight Miller RS-Fr PF 6-8 245 May 25, 1989 Nassau Bahamas St. Pius X High School
- Nasir Robinson Fr SF 6-5 225 Mar 15, 1989 Chester (PA) United States Chester High School
- Ryan Tiesi So G 6-2 185 Aug 22, 1987 Pittsburgh (PA) United States North Allegheny High School
- Austin Wallace RS-So C 6-9 240 Oct 29, 1988 Bronx (NY) United States La Salle Academy
- Brad Wanamaker So SG 6-4 209 Jul 25, 1989 Philadelphia (PA) United States Roman Catholic High School for Boys
- Travon Woodall RS-Fr PG 6-0 190 Apr 14, 1989 Brooklyn (NY) United States St. Anthony High School
- Sam Young Sr F 6-6 225 Jun 1, 1985 Washington (DC) United States Hargrave Military Academy

Recent Pittsburgh Panthers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 19-15 (8-10) 9th (ACC) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 26-10 (11-7) 5th (ACC) 4th Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 24-9 (12-6) 4th (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-17 (5-13) 13th (Big East) 2nd Rnd CBI Champion
2010-2011 28-6 (15-3) 1st (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 25-9 (13-5) 2nd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 31-5 (15-3) 2nd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2007-2008 27-10 (10-8) 7th (Big East) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 29-8 (12-4) 2nd (Big East) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2005-2006 25-8 (10-6) 4th (Big East) Runner Up NCAA 2nd Rnd
2004-2005 20-9 (10-6) 5th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2003-2004 31-5 (13-3) 1st (Big East) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2002-2003 28-5 (13-3) 1st (Big East) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd

2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
DeJuan Blair Consensus All-American First Team
DeJuan Blair NABC All-American Second Team
DeJuan Blair AP All-American First Team
Sam Young AP All-American Third Team
DeJuan Blair USBWA All-American First Team
DeJuan Blair Sporting News All-American First Team
Sam Young Sporting News All-American Third Team
DeJuan Blair AAC Player of the Year
Sam Young All-AAC First Team
DeJuan Blair All-AAC First Team
Levance Fields All-AAC Third Team
Sam Young Legends Classic MVP
DeJuan Blair Legends Classic All-Tournament Team
Sam Young Legends Classic All-Tournament Team

2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Fields J. Dixon S. Young D. Blair T. Biggs
Rotation A. Gibbs B. Wanamaker G. Brown    
Lim PT T. Woodall N. Robinson     G. McGhee
Lim PT R. Tiesi T. Frye      
Lim PT   S. Brown      

2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Sam Young 36 31.8 19.2 6.2 1.1 1.0 0.8 2.4
DeJuan Blair 35 27.2 15.7 12.3 1.2 1.5 1.0 1.3
Levance Fields 36 32.4 10.7 2.5 7.5 0.8 0.1 2.0
Jermaine Dixon 36 24.6 8.4 2.6 2.0 1.4 0.7 1.0
Tyrell Biggs 36 23.8 6.4 4.3 0.7 0.4 0.5 1.0
Brad Wanamaker 36 19.0 5.8 3.2 2.1 0.8 0.2 1.7
Gilbert Brown 32 19.5 5.4 3.1 1.3 0.5 0.3 1.1
Ashton Gibbs 35 10.6 4.3 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.6
Travon Woodall 10 9.7 1.7 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.0 0.6
Gary McGhee 31 6.6 1.2 1.5 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.5
Nasir Robinson 28 6.6 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.5
Tim Frye 9 1.3 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3
Ryan Tiesi 10 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Sean Brown 5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2008-2009 Pittsburgh Panthers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jamie Dixon Head Coach 2003-2004 Associate Head Coach (Pittsburgh, 1999 to 2003)
Brandin Knight Assistant Coach 2008-2009 Director of Basketball Operations (Pittsburgh, 2007 to 2008)
Brian Regan Director of Basketball Operations 2008-2009 Video Coordinator (Pittsburgh, 2007 to 2008)
Tony Salesi Head Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A