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Pitt basketball to prevail in battle of the big cats

Pitt basketball to prevail in battle of the big cats

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Pitt has shown a definite homecourt advantage as of late, and will continue its hot streak against a struggling Clemson team Wednesday night.

Toney’s 27 not enough as Duke defeats Pitt 79-67

Toney’s 27 not enough as Duke defeats Pitt 79-67

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

A career-high 27 points from sophomore forward Au’Diese Toney wasn’t enough for Pitt to steal a win against the Blue Devils Tuesday night.

Panthers in the pros: NFL Divisional Playoffs

Panthers in the pros: NFL Divisional Playoffs

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Panther football came to a close two weeks ago with a win over Eastern Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl, but that doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty of football for fans to consume. 

Remembering Pitt’s finest final moments

Remembering Pitt’s finest final moments

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Although final exams are undisputedly horrendous, not all things “final” are bad, especially when it comes to sports. From historic final seasons to the last game in Pitt Stadium, here are some of the most memorable closures Panther fans have witnessed in the past few decades.

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

From an offensive resurgence to a breakout performance, here are a few key takeaways from Pitt’s long-awaited victory over North Carolina.

Panthers to fend off the Yellow Jackets

Panthers to fend off the Yellow Jackets

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Pitt (5-3, 2-2 ACC) will look to do just that this week on the road against Georgia Tech (2-5, 1-3 ACC). The Panthers are fresh off a deflating 16-12 loss to Miami and need every win they can get to secure the Coastal division title once more. Meanwhile, despite a lost season, the Yellow Jackets will be well rested after a bye and looking to play spoiler again after upsetting Miami two weeks ago.

Panthers to survive the Homecoming Hurricane

Panthers to survive the Homecoming Hurricane

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

After back-to-back games on the road, it is appropriate that Pitt football returns to the friendly confines of Heinz Field on Homecoming Weekend. The Pittsburgh Panthers (5-2, 2-1 ACC) will host the Miami Hurricanes (3-4, 1-3 ACC) for a noon kickoff in Pittsburgh.

Take 5: Getting excited for NBA, Williamson

Take 5: Getting excited for NBA, Williamson

By TPN Staff

October 18, 2019

With the NBA season starting on Oct. 22, The Pitt News sports staff takes on several basketball-related topics such as the potential of Zion Williamson and the league’s improving parity.

Preseason favorite Virginia grabs top spot in Coastal power rankings

Preseason favorite Virginia grabs top spot in Coastal power rankings

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

As temperatures drop and leaves begin to fall, college football kicks into high gear. It’s around this time that audiences start to see contenders and pretenders for who they are — a fact which certainly holds true for the ACC Coastal. Six weeks into the season and the division is once again wide open.

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

Take 5: NBA, NFL overstepping players’ boundaries

By TPN Staff

September 27, 2019

The TPN sports staff voices its displeasure with ownership in both the NFL and NBA, and also weighs in on the underachieving Baker Mayfield and Michigan football team.

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