The Pitt News

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...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
fired