Panthers, Scarlet Knights in thick of Big East race

Pitt and Rutgers are determined to prove that West Virginia and Louisville aren't the only horses in the Big East race.

Updated: October 19, 2006, 7:23 PM ET
By Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com

For several months now, conventional wisdom has been touting Louisville and West Virginia as the only horses in the Big East race.

Pitt senior linebacker H.B. Blades likes conventional wisdom about as much he likes opposing quarterbacks. He thinks Saturday's game against visiting Rutgers (ESPN2, 5:45 ET) might have a lot to do with who wins the conference.

Two-team race? Blades scoffs at the notion.

"I don't know where people got that from," he said. "The game is ...

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