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Hurricanes blow Pitt away, 24-3, in regular-season finale

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett ran in two  touchdowns during the Panthers' victory over Miami at Heinz Field last year. This year, Pitt lost in a game of ugly offenses. (Photo via Pete Madia/Pitt Athletics)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 24, 2018

The Panthers didn’t look like themselves at Miami Saturday afternoon, earning just 200 total yards of offense and falling 24-3 to the Hurricanes.

Takeaways from Pitt’s Coastal-clinching win over Wake Forest

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett carries the ball during the Panthers’ victory against the Virginia Tech Hokies Nov. 10.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 19, 2018

The Pitt football team whipped Wake Forest Saturday, 34-13, to earn the Panthers’ first-ever ACC Coastal title.

Panthers exorcise Demon Deacons 34-13, clinch Coastal

The Pitt football team pictured celebrating after beating Duke in October. They're celebrating again after winning the ACC's Coastal division.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 17, 2018

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett set new career highs in passing yardage and touchdowns as the Panthers knocked off Wake Forest to clinch their first ACC Coastal title in program history.

Pitt seniors will be remembered for consistency and leadership

Seniors Qadree Ollison (30) and Darrin Hall (22) shake hands after Hall surprises Ollison with a game ball on Senior Day — a celebration of the seniors at their last home game — after the Panthers defeated the Hokies Saturday.

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

The Panther’s seniors can be credited for Pitt’s miraculous turnover and record breaking season. Head Coach Pat Narduzzi will use this senior group as an example for years to come and will remember the first class he coached from freshmen to seniors for one thing — their work ethic.

Panthers to unleash the demon on Wake Forest

Junior wide receiver Maurice Ffrench runs the ball during Pitt’s 55-22 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

With a run game that can’t be stopped and a quarterback who is quietly improving, it is looking hopeful that Pitt will continue making history by clinching the first ACC Championship appearance in program history.

Pitt poised to win first ACC Championship

Redshirt senior running back Qadree Ollison celebrates after a successful play during Pitt’s victory against Virginia Tech on Saturday.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Pitt was picked to finish fifth in the ACC Coastal Division preseason polls. Now, they are at the top of the ACC Coastal and are only one win away from making history and becoming the first team in program history to make it to the ACC Championships.

GALLERY: Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22

Seniors Qadree Ollison (30) and Darrin Hall (22) shake hands after Hall surprises Ollison with a game ball on Senior Day — a celebration of the seniors at their last home game.

By TPN Staff

November 11, 2018

Pitt Panthers defeat Virginia Tech Hokies, 52-22, during their last home game of the season Nov. 10.

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Pitt made history in its final home game of the season, racking up the most offensive yards, the longest play and the first time going undefeated in the ACC at home in program history.

Football Prediction: Pitt will come out on top 34-26

Then Pitt receiver Jester Weah broke a tackle before running to the 1-yard line in the final minutes of the Panthers’ loss to Virginia Tech in 2017.

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Pitt has been dominate at home this season, averaging 40.7 points and 295.7 yards per game. The only question is, will the Panthers be able to continue that streak when it matters most? Read here to see what you can expect from the Panthers when they face Virginia Tech this Saturday.

Takeaways: Pitt running into ACC Championship Contention

First-year defensive back and wide receiver V’Lique Carter rushes the ball during the Panthers’ 54-45 victory over Duke Oct. 27.

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Pitt had one of its performances of the year on both sides of the ball and on the road last Friday. The Panthers emerging defense held a hot Virginia offense to 44 rushing yards and earned its first road win of the season.

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