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Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

Pitt men’s basketball, football hit with NCAA probation

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The NCAA announced at noon Thursday that both then Pitt men’s basketball and football programs committed infractions from Aug. 2015 to March 2018.

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The latest Pitt recruiting cycle has been unusually generous, with both football and basketball nabbing some of their highest rated recruits in recent memory.

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its agenda.

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

V’Lique Carter, who recently finished up his sophomore season for Pitt football, will enter the NCAA transfer portal.

Panthers in the pros: NFL Divisional Playoffs

Panthers in the pros: NFL Divisional Playoffs

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Panther football came to a close two weeks ago with a win over Eastern Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl, but that doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty of football for fans to consume. 

On paper, Pitt football set to improve in 2020

On paper, Pitt football set to improve in 2020

By Henry Jackson, For the Pitt News

January 9, 2020

Centered on a strong core of returning starters, and with a promising class of incoming recruits, Pitt looks to remain solid on defense and improve its offensive productivity next season.

Durkin doesn’t deserve to coach again

Durkin doesn’t deserve to coach again

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

Recently, “tragic” has been misused time and time again to describe the death of former Maryland football player Jordan McNair. His head coach D.J. Durkin, strength coach Rick Court and Maryland’s athletic administration all came under scrutiny, and the conclusions of the investigations paint Durkin as someone unfit for a college coaching job — though that didn’t stop Ole Miss from hiring him last month.

Hope, expectations and the dilemma of Pitt football

Hope, expectations and the dilemma of Pitt football

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

Despite finishing the season with Pat Narduzzi’s first bowl win, Pitt football still finished as it has nearly every season for the past 30 years — unranked and with five or more losses. Should we expect more?

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

Pitt football added a potentially vital transfer on Thursday afternoon, as former Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen will be joining the Panthers starting in the spring semester.

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