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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...

Panthers suffer first City Game defeat to Duquesne in 16 years, 64-55

Duquesne C Darius Lewis (00) celebrates the Dukes' first City Game win over the Panthers in 16 years. John Hamilton | Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek | Senior Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

For the first time in 16 years, the Pitt men’s basketball team left the annual City Game against Duquesne with a loss instead of a trophy. The Panthers (6-2) fell to their crosstown rival Duquesne Dukes (4-5) by a final score of 64-55 Friday evening at the PPG Paints Arena, their first loss in t...

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 ...

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