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Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The NCAA announced at noon Thursday that both then Pitt men’s basketball and football programs committed infractions from Aug. 2015 to March 2018.

Pitt overpowered by FSU, sustains 3-game skid

Pitt overpowered by FSU, sustains 3-game skid

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

And on Tuesday, the trajectory of both teams kept constant. The Panthers (15-12 overall, 6-10 ACC) were overpowered by No. 8 Florida State, (22-4 overall, 12-3 ACC) 82-67 on Tuesday night. The Seminoles avenged their opening-night loss to the Panthers and remained in the hunt for a No. 1 seed in March’s NCAA Tournament.

VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Shot and edited by Knox Coulter, Multimedia Editor Broadcast audio by...

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball hasn’t lost three straight games all season, but it looks like that could change Tuesday night at No. 8 Florida State.

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

While four teams have climbed to the shallow peak of the ACC and the bottom four have made themselves apparent, an astounding seven teams remain within two games of .500 in conference play.

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball (15-11 overall, 6-9 ACC) fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to the struggling Virginia Tech Hokies (15-10 overall, 6-8 ACC). The convincing win snapped the Hokies’ five-game losing streak and allowed them to leapfrog Pitt in the ACC standings.

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to a struggling Virginia Tech team.

Clemson loss shows Pitt not yet ready for Tournament

Clemson loss shows Pitt not yet ready for Tournament

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

From a team that has exhibited soaring highs and devastating lows, Wednesday’s performance was Pitt's worst showing of the whole season.

Clemson clobbers Pitt by way of the three, 72-52

Clemson clobbers Pitt by way of the three, 72-52

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball couldn’t overcome Clemson’s near 60% shooting from 3-point range en route to a blowout loss.

Champagnie headlines Pitt’s weekly award winners

Champagnie headlines Pitt’s weekly award winners

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

As the college sports world announced its weekly award winners on Tuesday, it became clear just how successful of a week it was for Pitt athletes.

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