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BC beats Pitt, 70-59, despite career night from Harris

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris scored a career-high 27 points while shooting 9-26 from the floor, 3-8 from 3-point range and a perfect 6-6 from the foul line against Boston College.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball was plagued by poor play in the second and third quarters and fell 70-59 to Boston College Thursday night.

Murphy saves squandered lead, Pitt beats BC 74-72

Ryan Murphy shoots a corner three against Boston College.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

After turning the ball over twice in a span of six seconds and squandering a four-point lead, junior guard Ryan Murphy’s long jumper with only four seconds remaining lifted the Panthers (13-6 overall, 4-4 ACC) to their fourth conference win of the season over Boston College (9-10 overall, 3-5 ACC), surpassing last season’s conference win total with 12 games yet to play.

Prediction: Pitt basketball to overpower BC

Sophomore guard Trey McGowens averages 2.9 turnovers per game.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Despite their inconsistency this season, the Panthers will take advantage of an injury-riddled and underachieving Boston College team at home.

Eagles edge Panthers 79-70 in Sunday matinee

Fifth-year guard Aysia Bugg (2) scored 10 of Pitt’s points during the team’s 79-70 loss to Boston College on Sunday.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball once again fell just short in a tight ACC contest, losing to Boston College 79-70 at the Petersen Events Center Sunday afternoon.

Panthers fumble away Senior Day to Boston College, 26-19

Senior Maurice Ffrench (2) walks off Heinz Field for the last time as a Pitt wide receiver.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Entering the 2019 regular season finale on Saturday afternoon, both the Eagles and Panthers had significant sources of motivation. For the Panthers, a win on senior night would keep their hope of a nine-win season alive and propel them into one of the ACC’s top-tier bowl games, while the Eagles desperately needed one last win to become bowl eligible.

Pitt women’s soccer snaps ACC winless streak, beats BC 2-1 in OT

First-year forward Amanda West (9) provided the tiebreaking goal for Pitt in overtime.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

Pitt's luck changed with an overtime golden goal from first-year forward Amanda West, whose header in the 94th minute put Pitt up 2-1 and gave the Panthers their first conference win since Oct. 9, 2016.

Photos: women’s soccer 2-1 victory over Boston College

First-year forward Amanda West (9) provided the tiebreaking goal for Pitt in overtime.

By Joy Cao, Staff Photographer

October 10, 2019


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.

Boston College deals Pitt 18th straight ACC road loss, 66-57

Graduate guard Sidy N’Dir led the team in assists in the Feb. 9 game against NC State., and contributed nine points against Boston College Tuesday night.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

Pitt produced its worst shooting game of the season, making 29 percent of its shots en route to a 21st consecutive road loss.

Women’s basketball loses nail-biter to Boston College, 59-55

Lorri Johnson became the first woman in Pitt basketball history to have her jersey retired.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

Pitt scored more than 50 points for the first time in ACC play this season, but it wasn’t enough to beat Boston College Sunday afternoon.

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