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Lance White, Pitt women’s basketball head coach.

Column | Pitt women’s basketball head coach Lance White must win now

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer November 1, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball head coach Lance White has struggled in his four years at the helm of the program. With an 8-59 record in ACC play, staff writer Alexander Ganias argues that a lack of clear improvement this season could be his final straw.
Guard Jamarius Burton (11) dribbles the ball during the Pitt vs. Minnesota men’s basketball game at the Petersen Events Center on Nov. 30.

Pitt men’s basketball poised to rely on veterans, returning players for 2022-23 season

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer November 1, 2022
After consistent off-court turmoil over the past few seasons, Pitt men's basketball will rely on both their experienced transfers and returning veterans to establish a winning culture within the program.
Redshirt senior guard Nike Sibande (22) dribbles the ball down the court during the Pitt vs. Gannon men’s basketball exhibition game on Nov. 1, 2021.

Column | Nike Sibande should come off of the bench for Pitt men’s basketball

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer October 31, 2022
Pitt boasts a deep group of guards this year, forcing head coach Jeff Capel to make some tough decisions. Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti argues that Capel should bring senior Nike Sibande off the bench to optimize the roster’s potential.
Pittsburgh wide receiver Jared Wayne (5), left, hauls in a long pass against North Carolina defensive back Storm Duck (3) to set up a touchdown during Saturday’s game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Takeaways | Pitt’s defense needs to prevent big plays, it’s time to give up on Slovis

By David Scott, Staff Writer October 30, 2022
Staff Writer David Scott provides his takeaways after Pitt football’s loss to the UNC Tarheels this weekend.
Philadelphia Phillies Bryce Harper walks to the dugout after striking out during the first inning in Game two of baseballs World Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Take 5 | Aaron Judge to the Pirates, Bryce Harper is worth the money

By The Pitt News Staff October 30, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at the Pirates’ chances of landing free agent outfielder Aaron Judge, Bryce Harper’s recent success and more. 
Pittsburgh quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) passes against North Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022.

Pitt football falls to Tar Heels 42-24, dropping third conference game

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer October 29, 2022
Pitt (4-4, 1-3) fell to North Carolina (7-1, 4-0) 42-24. The Panthers performance encapsulated their entire season up to this point. In the first half, they showed promise and put together a balanced half of football — showing potential. But Pitt once again couldn’t put together a complete game when they needed it most. 
Pitt senior defender Athalie Palomo (17), right, runs for the ball during Thursday night’s game against Clemson.

Pitt women’s soccer clinches spot in ACC Tournament with 0-0 draw against Clemson

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 28, 2022
Pitt women’s soccer is headed to the ACC Tournament for the first time in its history after a 0-0 draw with Clemson. The Panthers will take on Notre Dame in the first round on Sunday.
Senior running back Vincent Davis (22) runs with the ball during Pitt footballs game against Rhode Island in September.

Preview | Panthers playing to save postseason aspirations against Tar Heels

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor October 27, 2022
Pitt looks to get back on track this weekend against the UNC Tar Heels. Sports Editor Dalton Coppola breaks down how the offense can take advantage of the Tar Heels' feeble defense and pull out a win this weekend.
Pitt Panthers celebrate their win against Louisville on Sunday.

Take 5 | Pitt volleyball deserves more respect, give Pickett time to develop

By The Pitt News Staff October 27, 2022
In this week’s Take 5, The Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at former Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett’s development, Pitt volleyball and more.
Column | Pitt has to embrace their past uniforms and logos, but not return to them

Column | Pitt has to embrace their past uniforms and logos, but not return to them

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 26, 2022
there comes a time when the Panther faithful have to recognize The importance of the brand and how it shaped the brand we have today. We must accept and embrace the legacy of the DinoCat.
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