Would Jamie Dixon Leave the Pitt Panthers? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Posted by Jonathan Weinberg on March-26-2010 Add Comments

The Pitt Panthers are now five days removed from a crushing defeat at the hands of Xavier, ending their season in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

In the days since, Jamie Dixon's name has already been linked to two head coaching vacancies, Oregon and DePaul.

The general vibe around Pittsburgh is that given the right opportunity, Dixon will flee for greener pastures. Pittsburghers are basing this on nothing but recent history; Walt Harris left Pitt to coach at Stanford, and Ben Howland left for UCLA.

Putting myself in Dixon's shoes, the first thing I would do is weigh the pros and cons of a life-changing decision.

So, I did...


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