Twitter reaction to Pitt’s dramatic NCAA Tournament win over Mississippi State

Pitt’s first NCAA Tournament game in seven years was a memorable one, and the Panthers showed the nation that they were indeed a tournament team.

Despite not having his starting center due to injury and his first-team All-ACC player having foul issues for most of the game, Pitt hung on with a team strong and physical from Mississippi State and made every clutch play down. stretch to claim a 60-59 win.

Pitt’s senior class of Greg Elliott, Nike Sibande, Nelly Cummings and Jamarius Burton were embraced as Pitt won his first tournament match since 2013-14.

Next, Iowa State on Friday!

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