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ACC to suspend all athletic activities

ACC Commissioner John Swofford issued a statement  regarding the conference's cancellation of athletic activities.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The ACC announced Thursday that it will suspend all athletic related activities in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

GT ends Pitt’s tournament run in second round, 68-58

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) scored 21 points during Pitt’s 68-58 loss to Georgia Tech in the second round of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

After a shocking upset victory over Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament, Pitt's postseason run came to an end with a loss to Georgia Tech Thursday.

ACC Tournament awaits struggling Panthers

Duke's Tre Jones, left, drives against Miami's Chris Lykes during the second half at the Watsco Center on Jan. 4. Duke won, 95-62.

By Tyler Mathes, For the Pitt News

March 6, 2020

Next up is the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament starting Tuesday, where Pitt basketball will face a serious uphill battle to advance through the bracket.

Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) attempts to drive toward the hoop during Pitt’s 88-44 loss to NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Pitt first-year guard Dayshanette Harris’s go-ahead floater with 2.7 seconds remaining was just the icing on the cake of the Panthers’ improbable and incredible upset over No. 10 seed Notre Dame.

Clemson’s single semifinal score dooms Pitt in ACC tournament

Despite the 1-0 loss to Clemson in South Carolina Wednesday night, the Panthers set new records by making it to the semifinal stage in the ACC tournament for the first time in program history.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

No. 4-seeded Pitt and No. 1-seeded Clemson rocked back and forth to the very end in a competitive ACC tournament semifinal matchup. A single score in the 44th minute for Clemson proved too much for Pitt, which lost 1-0 in South Carolina Wednesday night.

Win vs. Wolfpack puts Panther soccer in semifinals

Junior forward Alexander Dexter (13) had an assist on both of Pitt's goals during Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Pitt men’s soccer won the biggest ACC game in program history, defeating North Carolina State 2-1 in overtime in the ACC tournament quarterfinals in front of a packed crowd at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Orange end Pitt’s season in ACC Tournament second round, 73-59

Senior forward Jared Wilson-Frame (4), pictured here against Duke, made eight of 16 3-pointers for a game-high 24 points in his final college game against Syracuse Wednesday night.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

A historic shooting performance from senior guard Jared Wilson-Frame wasn’t enough to contend with the Orange’s suffocating length and the young Panthers were sent packing.

Panthers prevail in first round of ACC Tournament, 80-70

First-year guard Trey McGowens’ (2), pictured here against Louisville, scored a game-high 26 points against Boston College Tuesday night.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball and its duo of first-year stars opened the 2019 ACC Tournament in dominating fashion, beating Boston College 80-70 Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Panthers look to make splash in ACC Tournament

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett's Cavaliers enter this year's ACC Tournament as the No. 1 seed for the second straight season.

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Barring a miracle of unprecedented proportion, the Pitt men’s basketball team will not be dancing come NCAA Tournament time this March.

Panthers fall to Irish in ACC tournament, finish 0-19 in ACC

Panthers fall to Irish in ACC tournament, finish 0-19 in ACC

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

March 6, 2018

For the second time in two weeks, the Pitt men’s basketball team made history in a loss to Notre Dame. The Panthers became the seventh team in history to go winless in the ACC after a losing to the Irish last week. They followed that up with a 67-64 loss to the Irish in the ACC tournament to become...

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