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Panthers utilize early run to blow out Tar Heels on road

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Not much has gone right for the Pitt women’s basketball team this season, but everything went right against North Carolina Thursday night. Pitt (12-14, 4-9 ACC) trampled the North Carolina Tar Heels (14-14, 4-9 ACC) in a decisive 76-60 victory in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Thursday. The Panthers...

Panthers of the Week

Andrew Wells Photo (Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)  |  Fred Potvin Photo (Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

February 16, 2016

ANDREW WELLS - Thrower, track and field Wells, a graduate student, has enjoyed a tremendous final campaign as a Panther. For the second time this year, Wells set a school record for throwing distance last weekend, tallying 21.87 meters at the Findlay Elite Open Throwers Competition in Geneva, Ohio....

Pitt falters at home against Duke 70-48

Pitt was unable to win their second conference game of the year Thursday night.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

For every Pitt basket, Duke had an answer — and then some. After breaking a seven-game losing streak on the road in its last game, the Pitt women’s basketball team (9-12, 1-7 ACC) struggled through a tough test with the Duke Blue Devils (16-6, 5-3 ACC) and eventually fell by a score of 70-48. The...

Walters lights up Red Flash in 74-59 road win against St. Francis

Freshman Kalista Walters scored a game-high 26 points
Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 17, 2015

Against the St. Francis Red Flash, it was Kalista Walters who shined brightest. The Pitt women’s basketball team never trailed Monday evening, defeating St. Francis 74-59 in Loretto, Pennsylvania, to move to 2-0 on the season. Walters, a freshman, led the Panthers with a game-high 26 points. “Wa...

Panthers lose Kiesel, gain experience in pivotal third year under McConnell-Serio

Nicole Gye / Staff Photographer

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

August 30, 2015

At this time last year, the Pitt women’s basketball team was shrouded by a cloud of mystery. Questions about youth, a short bench and an overwhelming lack of experience swirled around a team hoping to trend upward during Suzie McConnell-Serio’s second year at the helm. Enter present day, and the team is looking to build ...

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