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Is Pitt basketball’s glass half empty or half full?

Is Pitt basketball’s glass half empty or half full?

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

1:20 am

For a team that has beaten ACC foe Florida State but also fallen to little-known Nicholls State, there have emerged two opposing outlooks.

Better know a non-conference opponent: Monmouth

Better know a non-conference opponent: Monmouth

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 17, 2019

On Monday night, Pitt men’s basketball will welcome the Monmouth University Hawks for their fourth non-conference game of the season, hoping to move their winning percentage back above .500. But outside the lines, there’s a lot to know about the Hawks, whose influence stretches from inches beyond the court all the way to the White House.

VIDEO: ‘Roll’ with the Panthers Gameday Recap: vs UNC 11/14/19

November 17, 2019

Watch the highlights from University of Pittsburgh's 34-27 win over UNC on 11/14/19 at home.

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

Weekend Sports Recap: Volleyball salvages sour results

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Pitt Athletics found itself on the wrong end of a disappointing weekend. While both cross country teams failed to qualify for the NCAA Championship meet, women’s basketball and wrestling compounded those losses with stinging defeats. The second-ranked volleyball team provided the lone bright spot of the weekend, picking up an ACC title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament with a win over Duke.

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

No. 3 Ohio State wrestling takes down No. 15 Pitt, 23-12

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

The up-and-coming Panthers hosted No. 3 Ohio State today in the Fitzgerald Field House in what could end up as their toughest test of the season.

Panthers cede in second half, lose to WVU, 68-53

Panthers cede in second half, lose to WVU, 68-53

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

75 miles and different shades of blue and gold. Off of the hardwood, not much separates West Virginia (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) and Pitt (2-2, 1-0 ACC). But on Friday night, a mere 20 minutes of basketball proved how big the gap remains between the two hated rivals. 

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

From an offensive resurgence to a breakout performance, here are a few key takeaways from Pitt’s long-awaited victory over North Carolina.

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck likes the under on Pitt and West Virginia's Friday-night basketball game, and is also picking the Minnesota Golden Gophers to come through big again.

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Pitt finally ended its UNC losing streak in an overtime thriller, besting the Tar Heels 34-27 on the strength of a final defensive stand.

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

This is the year that rock finally beats paper. The Panthers, going against every natural law of the universe, will beat North Carolina.

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