The Pitt Panthers needed a few things to get done for them on Saturday and luckily for them, it all happened.
The Panthers entered the tournament bubble on Saturday, so what could have killed Pitt were Cinderella teams unexpectedly winning their conference tournament and stealing a bid.
Ohio State, Cincinnati, Vanderbilt, Tulane, and UAB were all still able to win their conference tournament, which would have hurt Pitt’s chances, but all of those teams lost.
Now, Pitt’s fate now rests in the hands of the tournament committee, which will examine the resumes of all teams that have them on the bubble.
Click here to read more from PittsburghSportsNOW.com.
Download the FREE WPXI News App for breaking news alerts.
Follow Channel 11 News Facebook And Twitter. | Check out WPXI NOW
Chicago firefighter’s 2 remaining children die days after wife and son die in fire Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle in McCandless; police looking for driverPennsylvania State Police seek information about road accident in Westmoreland County VIDEO: Local man charged with arson taken into custody in Denver after anonymous tip