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Leave it to Lyke: Six months of progress

Heather Lyke was hired as Pitt's athletic director in March 2017 and wasted no time building her team. (Photo by Jordan Mondell | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

When Scott Barnes resigned as athletic director last December, the Pitt athletic department was left without a leader for the second time in two years. Over the next five months, three head coaches had either retired or been fired, and the basketball program was in shambles. Things were looking down...

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