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Coach Bridgette Mitchell joins Pitt women’s basketball

Bridgette Mitchell was announced as the women’s basketball team’s new assistant coach in April.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

July 1, 2019

Like many tall girls, Bridgette Mitchell grew up being told she should play basketball. Now she's Pitt's new assistant women's basketball coach.

New baseball, softball coaches get rude awakening

Softball head coach Jodi Hermanek at Pitt’s 11-9 loss to Ohio University.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Pitt’s baseball and softball teams both welcomes new head coaches this past off season. With the first month of games almost under their belts, it’s clear both teams are having some trouble finding their footings.

Tim O’Toole: Different ways to skin a cat

Associate head coach for the Pitt men’s basketball team Tim O’Toole coached at Fairfield University before being named to Jeff Capel’s coaching staff.

By Cale Berger, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

On his path to becoming a presence on Pitt’s sidelines, associate head coach Tim O’Toole picked up some advice from the two winningest coaches in the business, Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim.

Column: Potential picks for Stallings’ successor

Then-Indiana head coach Tom Crean yells instructions to his players during the first half against Minnesota on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. (David Joles/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Pitt men’s basketball and the athletic administration are officially on the quest for a new head coach to replace Kevin Stallings. The mission is straightforward — find the perfect person to rejuvenate the program and return Pitt to its status as a basketball school. Just like any hiring proces...

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