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1986–87 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team

The 1986–87 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1986–87 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by first year head coach Paul Evans, the Panthers finished with a record of 25–8.[2] They received an at-large bid to the 1987 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament where, as a #3 seed, they lost in the second round to Oklahoma.

1986–87 Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Big East Regular Season Co-Champions
NCAA Tournament, Second Round, L 93–96 vs. Oklahoma
ConferenceBig East Conference (1979–2013)
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 12
1986–87 record25–8 (12–4 Big East)
Head coachPaul Evans (1st season)
Assistant coachNorm Law (1st season)
Assistant coachMark Coleman (1st season)
Assistant coachJohn Calipari (2nd season)
Home arenaFitzgerald Field House
(Capacity: 4,122)
Seasons
1986–87 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Georgetown 12 4   .750     29 5   .853
#12 Pittsburgh 12 4   .750     25 8   .758
#10 Syracuse 12 4   .750     31 7   .816
Providence 10 6   .625     25 9   .735
St. John's 10 6   .625     21 9   .700
Villanova 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Seton Hall 4 12   .250     15 14   .517
Boston College 3 13   .188     11 18   .379
Connecticut 3 13   .188     9 19   .321
1987 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 30, 1987[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

RankingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1986-87 Big East Conference Season Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/schools/pittsburgh/1987-schedule.html