Blair named 1st Team All-American
Panthers sophomore center DeJuan Blair was today named 1st Team All-American by the United States Basketball Writers of America. Blair was the first Pitt player to be named a 1st Team All-American since Billy Knight in 1974. Also named to the First Team were Tyler Hansbrough (North Carolina), Stephen Curry (Davidson), Blake Griffin (Oklahoma), and James Harden (Arizona State). Named to the Second Team were Hasheem Thabeet (UConn), Luke Harangody (Notre Dame), Sherron Collins (Kansas), Jodie Meeks (Kentucky), and Jeff Teague (Wake Forest).