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Column: Pitt’s best player is … Justin Champagnie?

Column: Pitt’s best player is … Justin Champagnie?

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Justin Champagnie has done more than just contribute as a newcomer — he has perhaps become the Panthers’ best player.

Panthers pound pair of Wildcat squads for Ft. Myers Tip-Off title

Panthers pound pair of Wildcat squads for Ft. Myers Tip-Off title

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

The Panthers were seeing purple all week long when they travelled south to Ft. Myers, Florida for the Fort Myers Tip-Off Tournament this week. Pitt (6-2 overall, 1-0 ACC) sneaked past Kansas State (5-1 overall, 0-0 Big 12) for a 63-59 win on Monday before downing Northwestern (3-3 overall, 0-0 Big 10) in the Championship game on Wednesday.

Panthers trounce Pine Bluff, 66-41

Panthers trounce Pine Bluff, 66-41

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball looked like the best version of itself during a comfortable victory on Thursday night, albeit against a lowly and winless Arkansas Pine-Bluff squad.

Panthers cede in second half, lose to WVU, 68-53

Panthers cede in second half, lose to WVU, 68-53

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

75 miles and different shades of blue and gold. Off of the hardwood, not much separates West Virginia (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) and Pitt (2-2, 1-0 ACC). But on Friday night, a mere 20 minutes of basketball proved how big the gap remains between the two hated rivals. 

Recruiting roundup: Champagnie chooses Pitt

Recruiting roundup: Champagnie chooses Pitt

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

With the men’s basketball season officially over and spring football in full swing, it’s time for some more recruiting news for the Pittsburgh Panthers.

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