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Can Pitt Still Get A No. 1 NCAA Seed?

Sam Young can carry Pitt a long way.

If the Pitt men's basketball team wins its remaining two regular-season games against Marquette Wednesday night at 7:30 and Connecticut Saturday at noon at the Pederson Events Center, it will secure opening byes in the Big East Tournament next week and not play until March 12.

However, would Pittsburgh (26-3 overall and 13-3 in the Big East) -- ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press writers' poll and No. 4 in the USA Today-ESPN coaches' poll this week -- also deserve a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament if it beats Marquette and UConn? Would the Big East Tourney results factor in? "At least we have two home games, and that usually doesn't happen in our conference,'' Pitt... Recommended Stories

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