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Pitt men’s soccer falls short in ACC Championship, suffers first loss of season

Sophomore striker Valentin Noel (8) scored the Panthers' lone goal in their 2-1 loss to Clemson on Sunday
November 22, 2020
In arguably the most important match in the program’s history, No. 1 Pitt men’s soccer fell 2-1 to the No. 2 Clemson Tigers 2-1 on Sunday in the team’s first-ever ACC Championship appearance.

PHOTOS: Football Senior Day Game vs. Virginia Tech

PHOTOS: Football Senior Day Game vs. Virginia Tech
November 22, 2020

Pitt football won their Senior Day game Saturday against Virginia Tech. The Panthers beat the Hokies 47-14.

Shorthanded Panthers blowout Hokies 47-14 on Senior Day

First-year wide receiver Jaylon Barden celebrates his first career touchdown during Pitt's 47-14 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday
November 21, 2020
While players usually walk on the field with their families for the ceremonies, Pitt couldn’t carry on the tradition during the COVID-19 pandemic. Players came out by themselves this year, as their families provided video messages on the jumbotron.

Preview: Pitt will win battle of the trenches against Virginia Tech

The Pitt Panthers (4-4, 3-4 ACC) face the Virginia Tech Hokies (4-4, 4-3 ACC) on Saturday at Heinz Field at 4 p.m. on the ACC Network.
November 19, 2020
Pitt wins, but not by much, as the defensive lines of each team will slow this game down enough to make it interesting.

Pitt dominates Notre Dame, cruises to first-ever ACC Championship

The Pitt Panthers defeated Notre Dame 3-1 on Wednesday, setting up the program’s first-ever ACC championship appearance on Sunday against Clemson.
November 19, 2020
The Panthers defeated Notre Dame, 3-1, to secure their place in a bout with Clemson for the ACC title.

NCAA Fall sports update: Everything you need to know

The ACC announced earlier this season that fall sports would have a delayed start and schedules would follow the NCAA minimum number of games.
November 19, 2020
In response to COVID-19, most fall sports will play championships in the spring. Here’s everything you need to know on the status of each fall season.

Preseason grades: How Pitt stacks up ahead of 2020 men’s basketball campaign

In his last season with the Panthers,  junior guard Xavier Johnson (1) averaged 11.7 points, making 37.3% of his shots from the field.
November 19, 2020
As Pitt approaches its men’s basketball season opener against Saint Francis (PA) next Wednesday, it’s time to break down the Panthers’ depth chart. 

Column | Panther draft class filled with most first-round talent in years

Defensive end Rashad Weaver returned this season after missing a year recovering from a torn ACL.
November 18, 2020
The NFL Draft will be held April 29 to May 1 in Cleveland. Pitt comes in with a strong class including not only the six players listed below, but at least five others who have a shot at a late selection or at least might receive training camp invites.

Pitt Athletics academic support staff embraces new normal during pandemic

The Academic Support Services for Student Athletes program has two locations — one in the Petersen Events Center (pictured) and one at the Hearst Academic Center in the Duratz Football Complex.
November 18, 2020
At the Academic Center, Pitt’s athletes can study with their teammates, work one-on-one with tutors and speak to Pitt’s student-athlete academic counselors about their degree paths.

Relive Pitt’s famed final moments

Senior Chinaza Ndee reacts after Pitt’s 2019 NCAA Tournament loss.
November 17, 2020
Pitt sports teams are familiar with such a feeling and are hardly strangers to both the joy and agony inevitable after a close game. Although the outcome may not always be in the Panthers’ favor, the last decade has given Pitt fans their fair share of nail-biters. Here are some of Pitt’s famed moments that came down to the wire.
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