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Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

By Sam Krimins, For The Pitt News

February 18, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball hasn’t lost three straight games all season, but it looks like that could change Tuesday night at No. 8 Florida State.

Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s opening night

First-year guards Gerald Drumgoole Jr. (4) and Justin Champagnie (11) celebrate after Wednesday’s 63-61 victory over Florida State.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Pitt basketball’s first win was defined by two aspects that could come to define the team throughout the season — its defense and its bench.

Agree to disagree: Gauging the take meter after Pitt-FSU

Junior guard Ryan Murphy (24) scored 13 points on Florida State during the Panthers' 63-61 over the Seminoles.

By Sean Tierney and Kyle Saxon, Staff Writers

November 8, 2019

Two TPN staff writers break down which of the emerging takes from Pitt's first game are valid and which are simply bogus.

Panthers survive Seminoles, 63-61, in season debut

Florida State defenders get physical with Justin Champagnie (11) as he tries to shoot.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

Though it wasn't pretty, Pitt men's basketball started its season off right with a 63-61 win over ACC foe Florida State in front of a restructured and rejuvenated Oakland Zoo on Wednesday night.

Seminoles steamroll Pitt women’s basketball, 78-46

Sophomore forward Jaala Henry (22) drives past Taylor Koenen (1) of UNC.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

The Panthers reverted back to their old ways Sunday, losing 78-46 to No. 21 Florida State in Tallahassee.

Pitt baseball’s Bell looks to make noise in first season

Sophomore pitcher Dan Hammer (18) pitched the second-most innings in the 2018 season.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

For the first time since 1998, Pitt Baseball will have a new head coach. Mike Bell will be replacing former coach Joe Jordano, you can read about how the Panthers future looks under Bell here.

Seminoles smother Panthers, 88-75

First-year guard Shamiel Stevenson scored 17 points during Pitt’s 88-75 loss to Florida State Sunday. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

By Michael Nitti | Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

For the fifth straight time this season, the Pitt men’s basketball set a school record — this time after an 88-75 road loss to Florida State on Sunday — extending the team’s record losing streak to 15. This time, the Panthers (8-20 overall, 0-15 ACC) kept it close — leading the Seminoles (19-8...

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week one results

After Pitt's narrow defeat of the Youngstown State Penguins, the team moved down in the rankings because of the Penguins' second half comeback. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)

By TPN Sports Desk

September 6, 2017

After week one of the college football season, there’s already a shake-up at the top of our standings: top-ranked Florida State lost to No.1 Alabama and lost quarterback Deondre Francois for the season. As for Pitt, it moved down one spot after the nail-biting overtime win against the Youngstow...

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