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Stephen Gertz

  • joined Sep 26, 2013
  • last login Apr 14, 2014
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I write about the Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team for Cardiac Hill. I am a media credentialed writer covering the Robert Morris Colonials for Mid-Major Madness. I also co-founded Fan Attitude, and have media credentials to cover the Erie BayHawks and Canton Charge.

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Gary McGhee to Join WWE

Former Pitt Panther Gary McGhee to debut in the WWE later this month.

Belmont Bruins Defeat RMU Colonials, 82 - 71

The Robert Morris Colonials (22-14, 14-2) season came to an end at the Curb Event Center in Tennessee. The Belmont Bruins (26-9, 14-2) forced a bevy of turnovers, and found their groove from beyond the arc on their way to a 82 - 71 win.

Q&A With Andy Hutchins of Alligator Army

The Pittsburgh Panthers (26-9, 11-7) will face the top-seeded Florida Gators (33-2, 18-0) at 12:15pm EST on TBS today. We had the opportunity to ask Andy Hutchins of Alligator Army some questions about this Florida team.

Pitt Panthers: 2014 NCAA Tourney Preview, Florida

The Pittsburgh Panthers (26-9, 11-7) absolutely dismantled the Colorado Buffaloes (23-12, 10-8) on Thursday afternoon. They now must try and maintain that momentum against the top-seeded Florida Gators (33-2, 18-0).

2014 NIT Tournament Preview: RMU vs. Belmont

Both the Robert Morris Colonials (22-13, 14-2) and the Belmont Bruins (25-9, 14-2) were upset in their respective conference title games. However, they regained their focus, and have aspirations of making a deep run in the NIT.

Pitt Panthers: 2014 NCAA Tourney Preview, Part 2

We take a deeper dive into advanced statistics and KenPom data for the Pittsburgh Panthers (25-9, 11-7) and the Colorado Buffaloes (23-11, 10-8) leading up to the game on Thursday at 1:40pm on TBS.

RMU Colonials: Giant Slayers Again

For the second year in a row, the Robert Morris Colonials (22-13, 14-2) have upset a number-one seed in the opening round of the NIT. Last year, it was the Kentucky Wildcats. This year, it was the St. John's Red Storm.

2014 NCAA Tournament Recap: Albany Over The Mount

The Great Danes (19-14, 9-7) advanced to play the Florida Gators (32-2, 18-0) in the round of 64 by beating the Mountaineers (16-17, 9-7), 71 - 64 in Dayton, Ohio earlier tonight.

Pitt Panthers: 2014 NCAA Tourney Preview, Part 1

We compare the schedules of the Pittsburgh Panthers (25-9, 11-7) and the Colorado Buffaloes (23-11, 10-8), as well as look at a few general statistics leading up to the game on Thursday at 1:40pm on TBS.

Albany vs. The Mount - Breakdown With Ryan Peters

Ryan Peters (NYC Buckets) and I exchanged emails about the battle between the Albany Great Danes of the America East Conference (18-14, 9-7) and Mount St. Mary's of the NEC (16-16, 9-7) before today's game in Dayton, Ohio at 6:40 p.m. EST on TruTv.

2014 NIT Tournament Preview: RMU vs. St. John's

Last year the Robert Morris Colonials (21-13, 14-2) defeated the Kentucky Wildcats in the 1 vs. 8 matchup in the NIT, albeit, at home. Can they repeat that success on the road against a defensive-minded St. John's Red Storm (20-12, 10-8) tomorrow?

2014 NCAA Tournament Preview: Albany vs. The Mount

The Albany Great Danes of the America East Conference (18-14, 9-7) will battle Mount St. Mary's of the NEC (16-16, 9-7) on Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio at 6:40pm EST on TruTV. They are both 16 seeds, the winner will play Florida on Thursday.

Artemis Spanou leads Robert Morris to NEC title

The Robert Morris Colonials (21-11, 14-4) defeated the St. Francis (PA) Red Flash (15-17, 11-7) on Sunday afternoon, 78 - 64, for their chance to dance.

Pitt Panthers - Haven't We Seen This Before?

The Pittsburgh Panthers (25-8, 11-7) are making their way through the ACC Tournament; they defeated Wake Forest on Thursday and the 15th ranked UNC Tar Heels yesterday.

Q&A With Julian Norfleet, Mount St. Mary's Guard

Senior guard Julian Norfleet of the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers answers some questions about his four-year career at "The Mount", his time under head coach Jamion Christian, and we chat about the NCAA Tournament.

A Statistical View of the Best 3-Point Shooters

Taking a look at the best three-point shooters in the NCAA to see if we can make any inferences based on the visual statistics.

The Robert Morris Colonials Deserve Better

The Robert Morris Colonials (21-13, 14-2) are headed to the NIT, and not the NCAA Tournament. Most may remember them for coming up short, but they deserve better.

Mount St. Mary's Will Dance

The Robert Morris Colonials (21-13, 14-2) were unable to muster another double-digit comeback at home, as Mount St. Mary's (16-16, 9-7) will represent the NEC in the NCAA Tournament.

RMU Colonials Advance to NEC Championship

The top-seeded Robert Morris Colonials (21-12, 14-2) defeated the sixth-seeded St. Francis (PA) Red Flash (10-21, 7-9), 60 - 57.

NEC Regular-Season Awards

The NEC announced their official awards on Tuesday. There weren't a lot of surprises, but that doesn't mean there wasn't a little bit of disagreement over some selections.

RMU Colonials Top FDU Knights, 60 - 53

The Robert Morris Colonials (20-12, 14-2) shook some early-game jitters to defeat the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (10-21, 6-10) in the opening round of the NEC Tournament on Wednesday night.

NEC Regular-Season Award Predictions

We asked several media-credentialed writers/bloggers to chime in about who they thought should be recognized for their accomplishments this season in the NEC.

LIU's Jason Brickman Dishes 1,000 Career Assists

LIU Brooklyn senior point guard Jason Brickman becomes just the fourth player in NCAA Division I history to record 1,000 assists for his career.

Quick Recap: Pitt Over Notre Dame in OT, 85-81

The Pittsburgh Panthers (22-7, 10-6) faced the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (15-15, 6-11) in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday afternoon. Cameron Wright helped power the Panthers to a much needed victory.

RMU Colonials Overcome Double-Digit Deficit, Again

The Robert Morris Colonials (19-11, 14-1) summoned enough mental toughness late on Thursday night to defeat the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (10-19, 6-9) on the road, 69 - 64.

Cinderella Watch: RMU Colonials Have Potential

Everyone remembers when the Robert Morris Colonials (18-11, 13-1) upset the Kentucky Wildcats last March. However, that was the NIT. How will this RMU team fare if they make the NCAA Tournament this year?

Q&A With Ronnie Drinnon, St. Francis (PA) Forward

Sophomore forward Ronnie Drinnon of the St. Francis (PA) Red Flash answers some questions about his personal growth as a player, and how his team has turned around their season.

RMU Wins Thriller in OT Over St. Francis Terriers

The Robert Morris Colonials (18-11, 13-1) clinched the NEC regular-season championship by defeating the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers (16-13, 7-7) on Saturday night.

What If DeAndre Kane Played for Pitt?

Point guard DeAndre Kane of the Iowa State Cyclones was set to become a Pittsburgh Panther last May. Obviously, that didn't happen, but what would the Panthers be like with him on the team?

RMU Colonials Storm Back Against LIU Brooklyn

The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (8-17, 3-8) let a 16-point second-half lead slip through fingers, as the Robert Morris Colonials (17-11, 12-1) won 73 - 64, and clinched a share of the NEC regular-season championship.

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