After an embarrassing loss to Virginia Tech, Pitt's basketball team is not in good shape right now. The loss gave the Hokies their first ACC win of the season and left Pitt searching for answers.
The road won't get any easier as the eighth ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish come to Oakland tomorrow. That ranking could improve after the Irish knocked off Duke earlier in the week to run their record to 20-2 and 8-1 in the ACC. Defense has been an issue for the Panthers this year and other teams have taken advantage of that by shooting a high percentage against the Panthers. It probably does not bode well for Pitt that the Irish are second in the country in field goal percentage. Second.
Jamie Dixon will need The Zoo to be at the top of its game, in addition to the players on the floor to pull off a big upset. It's an early one as tip-off is at high noon tomorrow at The Pete. If you are not at the game, you can take it in on WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh or the ACC Network affiliates if you are outside the region.
Below are the official picks for the game and we seemed to be all in agreement on this one. Hopefully we are all wrong for this game. Nothing would make me happier. Comment below to let us know if the Panthers have a shot.
Anson (7-3): Notre Dame
Chris (7-3): Notre Dame
Jim (6-4): Notre Dame
Aron (6-4): Notre Dame
JD (6-4): Notre Dame
Stephen (6-4): Notre Dame