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Pitt's Troutman the quiet leader of his team

The coach made a fiery halftime speech, but it was the quiet cool of Pittsburgh's Chevon Troutman that made the difference against UConn.

Updated: January 23, 2005, 1:38 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

STORRS, Conn. -- Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon gave one of his more fiery speeches at halftime, about as inspired as the oft-maligned Dixon can be in the locker room.

He tried to rally Pittsburgh. He talked about toughness and playing together. He mentioned some names. He singled out Chevon Troutman.

What did Troutman say?

When Pittsburgh fourth-year junior point guard Carl Krauser was asked that question after the Panthers' stunning 76-66 victory over Connecticut ...

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