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Yacine Diop (12), redshirt junior and forward for Pitt’s women’s basketball team, scored 16 points in Monday night’s 62-53 loss to Syracuse at home. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Syracuse stifles Pitt, 62-53

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer February 20, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team was blown out at the Carrier Dome, 70-52, in its first matchup of the season against rival Syracuse Jan. 21. During Monday night’s home stand, the Panthers played much...

Alayna Gribble, sophomore, scored a career-high 29 points in Pitt’s 68-62 first ACC victory of the year.  (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

Pitt tops Georgia Tech, gets first ACC win of the season

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor January 14, 2018

Pitt sophomore guard Alayna Gribble scored her last point of the day at the free throw line to give the Pitt women’s basketball team a 68-62 lead with one second left in Sunday’s game against Georgia...

After a solid first year, point guard Jasmine Whitney (3) will make up part of Pitt's nucleus in the 2017-18 season. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball team maintains status quo in 2016-17 season

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer March 14, 2017

Around the time North Carolina guard Jamie Cherry buried her fifth 3-pointer of the game in the first round of the 2017 ACC Tournament, the Pitt women’s basketball team was starting to realize its season...

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Panthers’ season ends in 72-60 loss vs. UNC at ACC Tournament

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 2, 2017

In last year’s ACC Tournament, North Carolina’s Jamie Cherry tried her best to spoil the Pitt women’s basketball team’s season, but the Panthers prevailed. This time around, the Tar Heels’...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise scored 23 points in a 79-48 loss vs. Florida State on Thursday. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

Pitt women’s basketball team falls at No. 8 Florida State, 79-48

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 24, 2017

Once again, Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise lit up the scoreboard for the Panthers, but it wasn’t enough to get the win. The Pitt women’s basketball team (13-15 overall, 4-11 ACC) lost its final...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise scored a career-high 31 point, including 25 in the second half, to lead the Panthers to a 72-64 win over Virginia Tech. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

Wise drops career-high 31 on Hokies to lead Panthers to 72-64 win

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 17, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team snapped its six-game losing streak Thursday night, and it might not have happened without sophomore forward Brenna Wise breaking a program record. Wise tallied a career-high...

Sophomore Brenna Wise notched a double-double Sunday night, but that was not enough to defeat Duke. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women fall to the No. 14 Blue Devils, 62-48

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 13, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team’s once-promising season has lost direction and postseason hopes have diminished, as the Panthers seem destined for their sixth losing season in seven years. The...

Pitt sophomore forward Kalista Walters (32) tallied a team-high 14 points in a 54-46 loss Thursday vs. Clemson. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball team drops fifth straight vs. Clemson, 54-46

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 10, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team continued its trend of playing well in the first half of games and failing to perform in the second half in yet another loss Thursday night. Returning to the Petersen...

Pitt first-year guard Alayna Gribble scored a career-high 23 points in the Panthers' 93-65 loss at Syracuse Thursday night. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball slips up at No. 24 Syracuse, 93-65

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor February 3, 2017

Continuing a recurring theme of the 2016-17 season, the Pitt women’s basketball team put up a fight against a ranked opponent Thursday, but couldn’t finish the job. Pitt led Louisville at halftime...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise tallied 17 points in an 86-54 loss at Notre Dame Thursday night. Abigail Self | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball drubbed by No. 6 Notre Dame, 86-54

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 13, 2017

For the second game in a row, the Pitt women’s basketball team faced the unenviable task of trying to knock off a top-10 team on the road. Against the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals on Sunday, the Panthers...

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