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

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

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 was over. The Panthers ended the regular season with a 13-16 overall record and a 4-12 record...

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

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’ sharp-shooting guard single-handedly sent Pitt home. Cherry scored a career-high 32 points in UNC’s 72...

No. 20 Syracuse sinks Pitt on Senior Day, 73-57

Pitt point guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 11 points in a 73-57 loss on Senior Day vs. No. 20 Syracuse. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Fans packed the Petersen Events Center for the 10th annual “Pink the Petersen” game for breast cancer awareness Sunday, but the support wasn’t enough to get the Panthers a win. The Pitt women’s basketball team (13-16 overall, 4-12 ACC) lost its final regular season game to the No. 20 Syracuse Or...

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

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

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 road game — and its last chance at a winning season — in a 79-48 defeat to the No. 8 Florida ...

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

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

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 Events Center after a two-game road trip, the Panthers (12-12 overall, 3-8 ACC) fell to the Clemson T...

Panthers falter late against No. 9 Louisville, lose 63-48

The No. 9 Louisville Cardinals used an explosive third-quarter run to pull away for a 63-48 victory Sunday against Jasmine Whitney (3) and the Panthers. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

By Kevin Bertha | For The Pitt News

January 29, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team has tested some of the best teams in the ACC like Louisville and N.C. State, only to give up the lead toward the end of the game and walk off in defeat. Sunday afternoon, the Panthers once again battled against the best but ultimately came up short. Pitt gave the No. 9 Louis...

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

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

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 played a mostly competitive game that eventually turned into a 73-52 loss. Facing a tough opponent...

Pitt crushed by No. 8 Louisville, 73-52

Pitt center Brandi Harvey-Carr scored a career-high 25 points in Pitt's 73-52 loss vs. Louisville. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 9, 2017

Graduate transfer center Brandi Harvey-Carr continues to excel with the Pitt women’s basketball team, but it wasn’t enough to avoid a lopsided defeat Sunday against the No. 8 Louisville Cardinals. Despite a career-high 25 points from the 6-foot-4 Harvey-Carr, the Panthers (10-6 overall, 1-2 ACC) su...

No. 11 Miami throttles Pitt women’s basketball, 82-50

Pitt C Brandi Harvey-Carr (44) led the team with 14 points in the Panthers' ACC opener Monday night vs. Miami. Steve Rotstein | Contributing Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 2, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team’s ACC opener against the Miami Hurricanes went a lot like the teams’ last meeting at last year’s ACC tournament — a dominant victory for Miami. The No. 11 Hurricanes (12-2 overall, 1-1 ACC) defeated the Panthers (9-5 overall, 0-1 ACC), 82-50, on Monday ni...

Wise tallies 25 to carry Panthers past McNeese State, 71-65

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise (50) led the Panthers with 25 points Tuesday against McNeese State. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 20, 2016

The McNeese State Cowgirls gave the Pitt women’s basketball team a stiff test Tuesday night, but the Panthers’ frontcourt duo of Brenna Wise and Brandi Harvey-Carr proved too much for the Cowgirls to handle. Wise, a sophomore forward, followed up her 18-point, 10-rebound effort in Pitt’s 71-46...

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