A leading research university of about 30,000 students. Located in the heart of Oakland, in central Pittsburgh. Well-known for kicking ass in football, basketball and pretty much everything else. Location of the first polio vaccine and the largest organ transplant center in the world. Has a traditional rivalry with Penn State, who is afraid to play Pitt in football. Chief rival is now West Virginia. Competes in Big East conference, nickname is Panthers.
Pitt raped Penn State, 91-54, in the schools' most recent men's basketball game.