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Style points not included -- and not necessary -- in Pitt's game

Originally Published: December 2, 2008
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Told his team's 57-43 win over Washington State made up in tenacity for what it lacked in aesthetic pleasure, DeJuan Blair laughed.

"I guess we have to get pretty," he said.

Actually, the last thing the Panthers need is a makeover. Their beauty is in their ability to get ugly. In the age of swishing 3s and skying dunks, everyone can get pretty on offense. Watching North Carolina when its game is in a groove is like watching ballet ...

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