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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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

Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s opening night

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

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

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

Panthers survive Seminoles, 63-61, in season debut

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

Seminoles steamroll Pitt women’s basketball, 78-46

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

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

Seminoles smother Panthers, 88-75

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...

After Pitts 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)

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week one results

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...

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