Kovacevic: Dixon loyal to a fault with Robinson

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- From Sean Miller to Brandin Knight to Carl Krauser to Levance Fields to Tray Woodall to Ashton Gibbs, the Pitt basketball program had benefited from a decade and change of superlative play at point guard. They weren't equals, and they weren't identical, but all had a powerful impact.

I know what you're thinking and, no, I'm not here to bury James Robinson.

If anything, it's far too commonplace among the fan base, and it's far too convenient when a team is sinking as these Panthers are, losing a third consecutive game Sunday, 85-64, to No. 9 North Carolina at the Dean Smith Center. It's a team game, and the team lost this one.

"I guess I keep this simple and short," Jamie Dixon offered as soon as he sat for his postgame presser. "We obviously got outplayed in pretty much every facet."

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