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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

Pitt senior guard Jayla Everett (20) at Thursday’s game against Boston College at the Petersen Events Center.

Jayla Everett dismissed from Pitt women’s basketball, program announces

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor February 21, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball will be without its leading scorer from the past two seasons as the Panthers wrap up their regular season, as head coach Lance White announced Sunday that the program dismissed senior guard Jayla Everett.
Amber Brown (5) shoots a free throw during the Pitt vs. NC State womens basketball game at the Petersen Events Center on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

Panthers fall to short-handed Syracuse on the road, 80-72

By Will McGlynn, Staff Writer January 30, 2022
Syracuse didn’t have to go deep into its bench to beat Pitt on Sunday afternoon. The Orange used just six players, but their hot shooting carried them past the Panthers for an 80-72 win at the Carrier Dome.
The Pitt women’s basketball team crowds around head coach Lance White during a game against Boston College last season.

Women’s basketball counting on continuity this season

By Will McGlynn, For The Pitt News November 2, 2021
Pitt women’s basketball is back with a deeper, more experienced roster that is aiming to break through for a longer postseason run.
Pitt paused all team activities in accordance with the ACC’s coronavirus protocols and will not play again until at least Jan. 21.

Pitt women’s basketball makes strides, faces challenges during pandemic season

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 18, 2021
Despite the debate on whether college athletes should play this winter, and several programs either postponing or cancelling their seasons, the Pitt women’s basketball team has already completed its rather short nonconference schedule and begun ACC play. The team has steadied itself into a 3-3 record.
Lance White, Pitt women’s basketball head coach, is rebuilding his young basketball team as he recruits players from across the globe.

White beginning to lay the base for women’s basketball revival

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer May 26, 2020
With first-years making up four of the five starting spots by the end of the year, head coach Lance White maintained confidence that his young squad could build a strong program. A highly touted 2020 recruiting class, along with two pivotal transfers, could see the Panthers climb the ACC ranks fast.
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