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Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

1:24 am

Pitt women’s basketball won its home opener in dramatic fashion Monday night, coming back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to beat Central Connecticut State.

Women’s basketball falls to UCF in opener, 74-58

Women’s basketball falls to UCF in opener, 74-58

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Traveling down south to play against a tough opponent to start the season, Pitt women’s basketball faded in the second half and lost 74-58 at UCF on Wednesday afternoon.

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Leaves crunch underfoot, temperatures drop and basketballs hit the hardwood — November is finally here, meaning that Pitt women’s basketball will open their second season under head coach Lance White this month. White is charged with the tall task of rebuilding Pitt’s struggling women’s basketball program and has already gotten to work revamping the middling Panthers.

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Typically, a preseason exhibition game is an opportunity for more talented teams to tune up for the regular season against a lower-division opponent. But for Pitt women’s basketball, Friday night’s exhibition against Pitt-Johnstown was another story. The Panthers struggled mightily, escaping with a narrow 76-62 win over the Division II Mountain Cats.

Wiz Khalifa kickstarts Pitt basketball at Blue and Gold Madness

Wiz Khalifa kickstarts Pitt basketball at Blue and Gold Madness

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

In a night filled with anticipation, basketball and celebrities, a performance from Pittsburgh’s own Wiz Khalifa capped off Pitt’s Blue and Gold Madness event to welcome the 2019-20 season.

Coach Bridgette Mitchell joins Pitt women’s basketball

Coach Bridgette Mitchell joins Pitt women’s basketball

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

July 1, 2019

Like many tall girls, Bridgette Mitchell grew up being told she should play basketball. Now she's Pitt's new assistant women's basketball coach.

Pitt, Penn State women’s basketball will play in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Pitt, Penn State women’s basketball will play in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

June 18, 2019

Like the football matchup, Penn State will host the game, so only the more die-hard Panthers fans will attend the non-conference game at Bryce Jordan Center.

Women’s basketball top ten moments

Women’s basketball top ten moments

By Laura Sosovicka, For The Pitt News

March 18, 2019

The women’s basketball team didn’t end with the record many thought they would, but that doesn't mean they were without big moments.

The Devil wears Blue, Pitt hopes to ‘prod-a’ win against Duke

The Devil wears Blue, Pitt hopes to ‘prod-a’ win against Duke

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Wrtier

March 4, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball will be facing Duke in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday. Pitt has lost all 10 of its meetings with Duke dating back to the 2006 season, so odds are not in the Panthers’ favor this tournament season.

Cardinals crush Pitt on senior day, 67-40

Cardinals crush Pitt on senior day, 67-40

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team fell to No. 3 Louisville in its last home game of the season.

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