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Pitt teaches Fairleigh Dickinson a lesson on School Day, 69-60

Pitt teaches Fairleigh Dickinson a lesson on School Day, 69-60

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Pitt didn’t let the thousands of school children who filled the stands as part of the team’s annual School Day down, beating Fairleigh Dickinson behind 17 points from Aysia Bugg.

After several seasons sidelined, Bugg returns to starring role

After several seasons sidelined, Bugg returns to starring role

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Being a student athlete at the Division I level is a tall order for anyone. Add in a myriad of injuries and life-threatening illness, and it becomes an almost impossible challenge — but not for redshirt senior guard Aysia Bugg.

Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball won its home opener in dramatic fashion Monday night, coming back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to beat Central Connecticut State.

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

White welcomes new year in women’s basketball rebuild

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Leaves crunch underfoot, temperatures drop and basketballs hit the hardwood — November is finally here, meaning that Pitt women’s basketball will open their second season under head coach Lance White this month. White is charged with the tall task of rebuilding Pitt’s struggling women’s basketball program and has already gotten to work revamping the middling Panthers.

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

Pitt escapes exhibition with a narrow win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Typically, a preseason exhibition game is an opportunity for more talented teams to tune up for the regular season against a lower-division opponent. But for Pitt women’s basketball, Friday night’s exhibition against Pitt-Johnstown was another story. The Panthers struggled mightily, escaping with a narrow 76-62 win over the Division II Mountain Cats.

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