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Women’s basketball beginning to build on program lows

Women’s basketball beginning to build on program lows

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball’s 2019-20 season was one of the worst in program history. But despite the lows, the Panthers have plenty to build on as they enter an offseason lengthened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pitt wrestling earns second place at ACC Championship

Pitt wrestling earns second place at ACC Championship

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Hosting the ACC Wrestling Championship for the first time in program history, No. 8 Pitt wrestling put on a show for its home fans Sunday at the Petersen Events Center.

GT ends Pitt’s tournament run in second round, 68-58

GT ends Pitt’s tournament run in second round, 68-58

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

After a shocking upset victory over Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament, Pitt's postseason run came to an end with a loss to Georgia Tech Thursday.

Dayshanette Harris earns ACC All-Freshman honors

Dayshanette Harris earns ACC All-Freshman honors

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Pitt's future is bright with the emergence of first-year guard Dayshanette Harris, who was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team Monday afternoon.

Pitt secures last-place finish with 73-54 loss to Miami

Pitt secures last-place finish with 73-54 loss to Miami

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball looked to end their regular season on a high note in Miami on Sunday, hoping to get their first road win in ACC play this season and stop their long losing streak. Instead, the Hurricanes controlled the game from start to finish, shot the ball efficiently and outscored Pitt 62-36 in the first three quarters on the way to a 73-54 route. 

Pitt loses 24th game at Virginia, 66-55

Pitt loses 24th game at Virginia, 66-55

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Thursday's loss makes eight straight for Pitt and also gives the Panthers their most losses in school history, eclipsing the previous high of 24 in the 1995-96 season.

Swimming, track prepare for ACC Tournaments

Swimming, track prepare for ACC Tournaments

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

This weekend holds high stakes for Pitt athletics, with the ACC Indoor Track Championships taking place Feb. 27 to 29 at Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, and the ACC Men’s Swimming Championships taking place Feb. 26 to 29 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Women’s basketball skid hits seven on senior day

Women’s basketball skid hits seven on senior day

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball fell behind early in the second quarter and never recovered, en route to a 79-47 defeat on Sunday afternoon at the hands of No. 5 Louisville.

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

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

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.

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The NCAA announced at noon Thursday that both then Pitt men’s basketball and football programs committed infractions from Aug. 2015 to March 2018.

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