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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

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) screams after hitting a 3-pointer during this Sunday afternoons game against Clemson in the Petesen Events Center.

Pitt men’s basketball falls to Clemson 79-70 for its second consecutive loss

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer December 3, 2023

Pitt men’s basketball continued their homestand, which kicked off with a loss to Missouri, by taking on ACC rival Clemson. Pitt fell to Clemson 79-70 to start their ACC campaign. The loss marks the second...

First-year guard Carlton Carrington (7) dribbles during Tuesday night’s game against Missouri in the Petersen Events Center.

Preview | Pitt men’s basketball kicks off ACC play against Clemson

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Pitt men’s basketball took on Missouri on Nov. 28 with disappointing results. Due to their lackluster shot selection and Missouri’s superior rebounding, the Panthers lost by seven. Pitt now takes a...

Pitt players celebrate from the bench during the game against Jacksonville in the Petersen Events Center on Friday, Nov. 17.

Takeaways | Pitt men’s basketball goes 1-1 at NIT Season Tip-Off

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

Pitt men’s basketball took on the Thanksgiving holiday in Brooklyn, New York, as they participated in the NIT Season Tip-Off — a tournament featuring Florida, Baylor and Oregon State. Pitt finished...

A play during the match against JMU at Ambrose Urbanic Field on Thursday night.

Pitt men’s soccer falls to James Madison 3-2 in NCAA Tournament first round

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

The air was filled with disappointment as the Pitt men’s soccer team fell to James Madison, 3-2 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field. The Panthers were...

First-year linebacker Jordan Bass (20) celebrates after a play during the game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Preview | Panthers’ offense needs to take shots, win the turnover battle to beat Boston College on senior day

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Coming off a disastrous showing against ACC foe Syracuse, Pitt football returns home to Acrisure Stadium for the last time in the 2023 season as they take on Boston College. As the season transformed from...

Junior Forward Rapuluchi Ayodele (15) high fives teammates while being introduced before Monday night’s exhibition game against Point Park in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt women’s basketball dominates Point Park in exhibition game 117-49

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

“Fun, fast and furious,” Pitt women’s basketball head coach Tory Verdi said. That’s how Verdi described the Panthers following a 117-49 trouncing of Point Park in an exhibition game at the Petersen...

Wake Forest wide receiver Jahmal Banks (80) catches a pass against Pittsburgh defensive back M.J. Devonshire (12) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023.

Takeaways | Pitt football found its quarterback, inconsistent rules sided against the Panthers

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer October 22, 2023

After a tremendous upset by the Panthers against conference foe Louisville, they traveled down to Winston-Salem to take on Wake Forest. This became the first game since Cincinnati where Pitt entered the...

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Jesse Williams and Miami FCs Joaquin Rivas (17) go after the ball during a USL soccer match Saturday, July 9, 2022, in Pittsburgh.

Column | Respect the Riverhounds

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Students at the University of Pittsburgh as well as the citizens of the city itself have plenty of ways to spend their time. With four professional sports teams and three Division I collegiate programs...

Junior forward Blake Hinson (2) sits on the ground after making a three-pointer against Boston College as the rest of the team celebrates on Feb. 14.

Feature | Pitt men’s basketball prepares to repeat their success from last season

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

Coming off of a turnaround season, Pitt men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel and his squad hope to continue their success from last year, in which they won two NCAA tournament games. After the departure...

Sophomore tight end Gavin Bartholomew (86) hurdles over a Virginia Tech player at Acrisure Stadium on Oct. 8, 2022.

Preview | Pitt football looks to rebound against Virginia Tech

By Ari Meyer, Staff Writer September 28, 2023

Following Pitt’s third straight loss and a rough opening to the ACC schedule, the Panthers will try to right the ship against another 1-3 team — Virginia Tech. Here’s what to look out for in the...

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