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Weekly Pick ‘Em: TPN sports staff locks in ACC game predictions

Michigan's Donovan Peoples-Jones makes a catch against Wisconsin during second quarter action Nov. 18, 2017, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. Wisconsin won 24-10. 
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By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

In the first installment of the Pitt News sports weekly pick ‘em competition, 10 of TPN’s most avid football fans put lock in their predictions for upcoming ACC games. For each upcoming game, the staff records their best guess of the outcome of the games.

Blue Devils best Panthers, 81-54, for the second time in two weeks

First-year guard Parker Stewart (1) scored 11 points during Pitt’s 81-54 loss to Duke Saturday afternoon.
(Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 20, 2018

Pitt men’s basketball suffered a major loss to Duke for the second time in 10 days, this time losing 81-54 on the road and falling to 0-7 in the ACC. The Panthers (8-12 overall, 0-7 ACC) committed 15 turnovers and made just four of their 16 three-point attempts while allowing four Blue Devils (17-2...

Prediction: Blue Devils’ defense too much for Panthers

Quadree Henderson rushed for 73 yards during Pitt’s 56-14 victory against Duke last year. (Photo by Jordan Mondell | Contributing Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

In the Panthers’ upcoming football game against Duke, both teams will be battling fiercely to bring back a sense of pride. Pitt (2-5 overall, 0-3 ACC) will try to reestablish confidence in the coaching staff’s decision-making, as the Blue Devils (4-3 overall, 1-3 ACC) look to snap a three-game lo...

Christmas blocks Hood

Christmas blocks Hood

By MCT Campus

February 4, 2014

Rakeem Christmas had six blocks, including this one against Rodney Hood, against Duke as the Orange topped the Blue Devils, 91-89, in overtime at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., on Saturday.

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