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Panthers suffer City Game defeat to Duquesne, 81-62

Junior center Cara Judkins (11) led Pitt with 13 rebounds against Duquesne.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Saturday's City Game didn’t resemble much of a rivalry, as Duquesne cracked open an early lead en route to a 81-62 victory over the Panthers.

Panthers handle Duquesne in City Game, 74-53

First-year guard Xavier Johnson scored 10 points during the Panthers' 74-53 victory over Duquesne in the City Game Friday night.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018

For the second straight year and 19th time in the past 21 meetings, the Pitt men’s basketball took down its crosstown rival Duquesne, 74-53, in the annual City Game Friday night at PPG Paints Arena.

City Game reclaimed: Panthers defeat Dukes, 76-64

The Panthers celebrate after winning the City Game against the Duquesne Dukes 76-64. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

In an encouraging sign for the young Pitt men’s basketball team, the Panthers accomplished something that last year’s team was unable to do — record a victory over Duquesne, in the annual City Game Friday night at PPG Paints Arena. After turning the ball over a season-high 22 times in their prev...

Duquesne claims City Game, defeats Pitt 66-53

Redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop scored 22 points in Pitt’s 66-53 loss to Duquesne on Thursday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Adin Link | Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

The Duquesne women’s basketball team claimed their fourth straight City Game Thursday night when they defeated Pitt, 66-53, in a back and forth battle. The Panthers (2-1) hosted the night’s Pittsburgh rivalry match against the Dukes (2-1), but there were unable able to claim their third win o...

Men’s basketball releases nonconference schedule

With only two scholarship players returning from last year's team, head coach Kevin Stallings will use this season's nonconference slate to find out how to get the most out of his new recruits. (TPN File Photo)

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

July 11, 2017

The Pitt basketball team announced its 13-game nonconference schedule for the 2017-18 season Monday as head coach Kevin Stallings has just under four months to get his young players ready to compete. A renewal of the Backyard Brawl rivalry against West Virginia University highlights the slate. The t...

Pitt women’s basketball drops City Game to Duquesne, 63-54

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise (50) tallied 12 points in Pitt's 63-54 loss to Duquesne, her sixth game in a row scoring in double figures. Jeff Ahearn| Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 30, 2016

After a promising start to the season, the Pitt women’s basketball team wrapped up its nonconference schedule in disappointing fashion in the City Game Thursday night. The Panthers (9-4) suffered a 63-54 loss to the cross-town rival Duquesne Dukes (7-7) at the A.J. Palumbo Center, giving Duquesne...

GALLERY: Pitt vs. Duquesne City Game

John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

By John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

December 2, 2016


Michael Young cherishing his final City Game matchup vs. Duquesne

Pitt F Michael Young (2) is looking forward to his last City Game against Duquesne on Friday. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 1, 2016

Kevin Stallings is still getting acclimated to life as head coach of the Pitt men's basketball team, so he isn’t all that familiar yet with the program’s traditions and rivalries. But how much does he know about the history of the Panthers' annual crosstown showdown with Duquesne, also known ...

Robinson leads way, as Pitt wins another City Game

Robinson leads way, as Pitt wins another City Game

By Jasper Wilson / Senior Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Derrick Colter and the rest of the players on Duquesne men’s basketball team thought they had James Robinson all figured out.Entering Friday night, the Pitt junior had faced the Dukes twice since his arrival in Oakland in the schools’ annual City Game meetings, not to mention numerous summer leagu...

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