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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt football players tackle Duke quarterback Jordan Moore (8) during Pitts game against Duke Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

Column | Football season reflections

By David Scott, Staff Writer November 28, 2022
Pitt football finished 8-4 in the regular season, but their performance left some fans disappointed. Staff Writer David Scott reflects on the Panthers’ 2022 regular season.
Senior quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) celebrates after a touchdown against Virginia Tech at Acrisure Stadium on Oct 8.

Takeaways | Both offense and defense shine in Pitt’s victory over Miami

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer November 27, 2022
Following Pitt’s 42-16 victory against Miami on Saturday, Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti gives his takeaways on the team’s defensive depth and their best offensive performance of the season.
Graduate student Jackson Walti (24) celebrates with Pitt mens soccer team after winning a game vs. West Virginia in August.

Thanksgiving sports recap: Volleyball clinches share of ACC title, soccer teams battle in NCAA tourney

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer November 27, 2022
Pitt athletics stayed busy over Thanksgiving break, with all its fall and winter sports continuing in action. Volleyball clinched a share of the ACC title and both men’s and women’s soccer battled in the NCAA tournament.
Pitt Panthers celebrate their win against Louisville on Sunday.

Pitt volleyball earns No. 2 seed for NCAA tourney, will host Colgate in first round

By Richie Smiechowski, Assistant Sports Editor November 27, 2022
After finishing the season 27-3 and winning a share of the ACC title, the NCAA volleyball rankings committee awarded Pitt the No. 2 seed in Wisconsin’s region. The Panthers take on Colgate in the first round.
Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) passes the ball off to junior running back Israel Abanikanda (2) during Pitt footballs game against Rhode Island on Sept. 24.

Panthers finish regular season on a high note, dominate Hurricanes 42-16

By Brian Sherry, Senior Staff Writer November 26, 2022
Pitt football closed out its regular season with a dominating road win over the Miami Hurricanes. Senior wide receiver Jared Wayne stole the show, racking up 199 yards and three touchdowns in the win.
Redshirt junior defensive back M.J. Devonshire (12) tackles Duke wide receiver Sahmir Hagans (85) during Pitt footballs game against Duke Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

Photos: Pitt football beats Duke 28-26

By Ethan Shulman and Hannah Wilson November 19, 2022

The Pitt Panthers defeated the Duke Blue Devils 28-26 at Acrisure Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Redshirt senior defensive back Erick Hallett II (31) stands on the field surrounded by pigeons during Pitt footballs game against Duke Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

Pitt endures late push from Blue Devils, defeats Duke 28-26 on Senior Day

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer November 19, 2022
The Panthers welcomed the Duke Blue Devils for Senior Day on Saturday afternoon. Pitt gave its seniors a reason to celebrate, taking down the Blue Devils 28-26. Junior running back Israel Abanikanda finished the game with 117 yards rushing.
Pitt men’s soccer handles Cleveland State 2-1, set to take on Akron in second round

Pitt men’s soccer handles Cleveland State 2-1, set to take on Akron in second round

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor November 17, 2022
Pitt men’s soccer advanced to the second round of the NCAA National Tournament on Thursday night, taking down Cleveland State 2-1. With the win, Pitt moves on to the second round and will face the Akron Zips.
Pittsburghs Blake Hinson (2) drives past Michigans Terrance Williams II (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Legend Classic on Wednesday in New York.

Michigan pummels Panthers in Legends Classic

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer November 17, 2022
The Panthers traveled to the Barclays Center in New York to compete in the Legends Classic on Wednesday night. Despite a close game to start, the Wolverines laid it on the Panthers in the second half, winning 91-60.
Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) passes the ball off to junior running back Israel Abanikanda (2) during Pitt footballs game against Rhode Island on Sept. 24.

Preview | Pitt football prepares to take on Duke in battle of potent rushing games

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Pitt plays its final home game of the season this Saturday at noon against Duke. Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti breaks down what to watch for this weekend including the potent rushing attacks, the turnover battle and more.
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