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Column: Suzie McConnell-Serio needed to go

Suzie McConnell-Serio is the third coach to be dismissed by athletics director Heather Lyke. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

Pitt Athletics decided to uproot the second basketball program this offseason as it fired women’s coach Suzie McConnell-Serio Thursday. McConnell-Serio spent five years as head coach with the Panthers but didn’t have much success, going 67-87 overall and 22-58 in the ACC. Pitt had a record of 10-20 a...

Uncertainty surrounds Stallings buyout

Former men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings was fired from the program on Thursday, but details of his departure remain unclear. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Jordan Mondell and John Hamilton | TPN Staff

March 9, 2018

Pitt Athletics announced Thursday that Kevin Stallings would no longer be Pitt’s men’s basketball coach, but details regarding his multi-million dollar buyout are still unclear. Stallings’ lawyers, Scott Tompsett and Jim Lieber of Tompsett Collegiate Sports Law, said Friday that Pitt offere...

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