Barrage of 3-pointers leads Pitt to 85-76 win over Kent State

Michael Young shoots over a Louisville defender.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor 15 hours ago

Pitt men’s basketball came away with another early season win, but it came with no help from the offensive glass. Despite an early offensive rebounding deficit leading to multiple tie scores, Pitt (4-0) pulled away from Kent State Saturday at the Petersen Events Center by a final score of 85-76. Although the Panthers shot well […]

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Late comeback not enough as Pitt ends season in 29-24 loss to Miami

Wenhao Wu | Staff Photographer
By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer 2 days ago

With 2:34 remaining, Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman scampered five yards and found the endzone to bring the score to 29-24. But his run, and Pitt’s run of success this season, proved to be too little, too late on Saturday. A failed two-point conversion attempt and onside kick gave Miami the ball, which was enough for […]

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Pitt football notebook: Week 12

Tyler Boyd  had an impressive game Saturday against Louisville.  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer 5 days ago

Coming off a 45-34 win against Louisville, the Pitt football team hopes to end the first year of head coach Pat Narduzzi’s tenure with a roar. A number of story lines stuck out in the win, including Ejuan Price’s five-sack performance, Pitt’s aggressive mentality and Tyler Boyd’s 100-yard return to form. Narduzzi addressed those topics […]

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Panthers of the Week

Kalista Walters and Ejuan Price  are this week's Panthers of the Week.
By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor 5 days ago

Ejuan Price- Defensive end, football Price had one of the best games for a defensive player in Pitt football history, recording an astounding five sacks Saturday in Pitt’s 45-34 victory over Louisville. The total of five sacks was the highest of any player in the FBS this season, and was one away from a national […]

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Man down: Ejuan Price’s five sacks power Pitt past Louisville

Ejuan Price (5) strips the ball from Louisville's quarterback during the second half of the game.  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor 6 days ago

Big numbers dominated Pitt’s shootout win over Louisville Saturday — 830 yards of total offense, 79 points scored — but despite its small size, one stat stood above the rest: five. Pitt senior defensive end Ejuan Price registered five sacks, which tied for the most in a single game by a Football Bowl Subdivision player […]

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Volleyball splits weekend, drops first home match of season

Mariah Bell serves the ball against Syracuse Sunday afternoon.  Dagmar Seppala | Staff Photographer
By David Leftwich / Staff Writer 6 days ago

With only four more conference games left when it entered the weekend, Pitt volleyball’s most impressive resumé chip for the NCAA Tournament was its undefeated home record — but now, that mark has one Orange blemish. The Panthers faced Boston College (11-17) Friday and Syracuse (20-7) Sunday in two matches at the Fitzgerald Field House. […]

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Second-quarter explosion carries Pitt over Louisville, 45-34

Tyler Boyd makes a diving catch. Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
By Chris Puzia / Assistant Sports Editor 1 week ago

Just four minutes into Pitt’s football game against Louisville, its chances of winning the ACC Coastal Division ended, but not because of any play at Heinz Field. No. 17 North Carolina defeated Virginia Tech just after Pitt’s game began, eliminating the Panthers from playing in the ACC Championship game. Pitt’s (8-3, 6-1 ACC) second-quarter offensive […]

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Second half run propels Pitt basketball past Detroit

Michael Young scored a game-high 21 points
Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer 1 week ago

For a brief moment in the second half, Pitt’s chances of beating Detroit seemed in doubt, with the visitors taking a one point lead. A 25-5 run, though, would wipe away any shred of uncertainty, as the Panthers defeated the Titans 95-79 Friday night at the Petersen Events Center. Detroit coach Ray McCallum said that […]

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Stifling defense leads to blowout win for Pitt women’s basketball over Delaware State

Kalista Walters goes for a shot
Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer 1 week ago

A stifling Pitt defense never gave Delaware State a chance. After a dominating performance from freshman Kalista Walters against St. Francis, fellow freshmen Kauai Bradley and Brenna Wise joined Walters in leading Pitt women’s basketball to a dominating 77-43 win over the Delaware State Hornets Friday night at the Petersen Events Center. With hopes of […]

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Finnish forward Roosa Arvas ends Pitt career on top

Roosa Arvas winds up for a kick.  Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer
By Jeff Carpenter / Staff Writer 1 week ago

It took Roosa Arvas four sports, two countries and 4,250 miles to find her place in the history books as Pitt women’s soccer’s all-time points leader. Growing up in Kuopio, Finland, Arvas played ice hockey, volleyball and floorball, but soccer captivated her from an early age. Arvas played alongside boys to start her career in […]

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