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Pitt to face Eastern Michigan in Quick Lane Bowl

Pitt to face Eastern Michigan in Quick Lane Bowl

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

The Panthers accepted an invitation to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit against Mid-American Conference opponent Eastern Michigan on Dec. 26. 

Pinstripe, Military, Belk Bowl Pitt’s likeliest options after disappointing finish

Pinstripe, Military, Belk Bowl Pitt’s likeliest options after disappointing finish

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

By finishing the season in catastrophic fashion, Pitt played itself out of contention for the Orange Bowl and Camping World Bowl, among others.

Panthers fumble away Senior Day to Boston College, 26-19

Panthers fumble away Senior Day to Boston College, 26-19

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Entering the 2019 regular season finale on Saturday afternoon, both the Eagles and Panthers had significant sources of motivation. For the Panthers, a win on senior night would keep their hope of a nine-win season alive and propel them into one of the ACC’s top-tier bowl games, while the Eagles desperately needed one last win to become bowl eligible.

Rain washes away Pitt’s Coastal chances in 28-0 loss at VT

Rain washes away Pitt’s Coastal chances in 28-0 loss at VT

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Pitt football shrunk from the heavy expectations, handing Bud Foster a perfect going-away gift — a 28-0 home victory in the pouring rain.

Tri Pi braves elements, paints chests for Pitt football

Tri Pi braves elements, paints chests for Pitt football

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

When a typical fan might choose to head for Heinz Field’s exits, a select few of Pitt’s most dedicated fans remain. Shirtless, painted and cold, they refuse to let their passion fade.

Prediction: Pitt to fall short in vital game at VT

Prediction: Pitt to fall short in vital game at VT

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Pitt football dominated Virginia Tech last season enroute to a Coastal Division championship. A year later, the Hokies and Panthers are set for another late-season clash with massive postseason implications.

VIDEO: ‘Roll’ with the Panthers Gameday Recap: vs UNC 11/14/19

November 17, 2019

Watch the highlights from University of Pittsburgh's 34-27 win over UNC on 11/14/19 at home.

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Pitt finally ended its UNC losing streak in an overtime thriller, besting the Tar Heels 34-27 on the strength of a final defensive stand.

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

This is the year that rock finally beats paper. The Panthers, going against every natural law of the universe, will beat North Carolina.

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Pitt basketball swung and missed on a few high-end recruits, while Pitt football strengthened its class of 2021 by landing a highly touted recruit with the ability to play on both sides of the ball.

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