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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Tigers thrash Panthers, 72-48

Tigers thrash Panthers, 72-48

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer February 8, 2018

In the last game of it three-game road trip, the Pitt men’s basketball team once again suffered a blowout loss to an in-conference opponent. No. 16 Clemson beat Pitt, 72-48, and brought the team’s...

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 14 points against Clemson during Pitt’s 58-42 victory Thursday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt ends losing streak, beats Clemson, 58-42

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer February 1, 2018

In a battle of ACC bottom dwellers, the Pitt women’s basketball team ended its four-game losing streak, winning 58-42 against Clemson. The win was the first for the Panthers (10-13 overall, 2-8 ACC)...

NC State football moved into the top three of this week’s TPN power rankings after its 27-24 win against Pitt. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week seven results

By TPN Sports Desk October 18, 2017

The behemoth that is Clemson football was knocked from its pedestal after a fourth-quarter field goal secured the 27-24 win for Syracuse. That wasn’t the only change in rankings this week, though....

Miami Hurricanes Travis Homer (24) runs for a third quarter touchdown against the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week 5 results

By TPN Sports Desk October 5, 2017

While five undefeated ACC football teams entered the fifth week of play, only two escaped unscathed. Clemson and Miami remain in the first and second spots, respectively — a result of their unbeatable...

Pitts defensive efforts struggled to slow down Penn States play during the Panthers loss on Sept. 9. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week four results

By TPN Sports Desk September 28, 2017

College football is entering week five of play, and fans are learning where ACC teams stand. Clemson has continued to steamroll competition and is secure in the top-ranked spot. Pitt, however, began...

Pitt sophomore forward Kalista Walters (32) tallied a team-high 14 points in a 54-46 loss Thursday vs. Clemson. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball team drops fifth straight vs. Clemson, 54-46

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 10, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team continued its trend of playing well in the first half of games and failing to perform in the second half in yet another loss Thursday night. Returning to the Petersen...

Pitt senior Jamel Artis tallied 16 points Saturday afternoon in the Panthers 67-60 loss against Clemson. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

Clemson sends Pitt to bottom of ACC standings, 67-60

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer January 28, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team is now all alone in the cellar. In a matchup of the two last-place teams in the ACC, the Clemson Tigers (12-8 overall, 2-6 ACC) defeated the Panthers (12-9 overall,...

Pitt running back James Conner rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers 42-39 victory over Penn State. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

Editor’s Picks: Greatest Games of 2016

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 19, 2017

No. 3. — Sept. 10 - Pitt 42, Penn State 39 With 69,983 people in attendance — a record for a Pittsburgh sporting event — this game’s fame was set to reach epic proportions before the players...

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) runs for a touchdown in the Tigers 31-0 national semifinal victory against Ohio State. Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch/TNS

PREDICTION: Tigers roll Tide, 34-31

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer January 9, 2017

After a long season filled with upsets and close calls, this year’s college football playoff has given many viewers exactly what they wanted — a rematch of last year’s championship game between the...

Quadree Henderson kneels on the Yankee Stadium field during the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl — Pitts last bowl game appearance, which ended in a 31-24 loss to Northwestern.

Pinstripe Bowl debacle doesn’t detract from Pitt’s historic season

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 3, 2017

Going into last week’s New Era Pinstripe Bowl matchup against Northwestern, the Pitt football team talked about the importance of ending the season by picking up that elusive ninth win. Pitt came...

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