PITT Tops in Big East?
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The Panthers, returning 14 starters for coach Dave Wannstedt, received 161 points and eight of a possible 24 first-place votes in a pool released Tuesday.
The Mountaineers received 151 points and five first-place votes.
The Bearcats, who won the conference and played in the Orange Bowl last season, also received eight first-place votes and 144 points
South Florida got the remaining three first-place votes and 130 points.
Posted: 8/5/09 12:28AM ET