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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

Pittsburgh center Federiko Federiko blocks a shot by Georgia Tech forward Javon Franklin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C.

Pitt men’s basketball looks to keep rolling against Georgia Tech

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball (11-7, 2-5 ACC) continues a key stretch of its conference schedule with a road contest against Georgia Tech (9-9, 2-5 ACC) on Tuesday. Fresh off of a monumental upset win over No....

Senior libero Ashley Browske (4) cheers during Pitt volleyball’s game against Louisville on Oct. 23, 2022.

No. 8 Pitt volleyball sweeps No. 9 Georgia Tech, establishes itself as contenders in the ACC

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer November 11, 2023

Pitt volleyball (22-4, 13-2 ACC) swept Georgia Tech (21-4, 12-3 ACC) on Friday night on the road. The Panthers did well at getting both blocks and kills. Pitt hit a .440 compared to Georgia Tech’s .057....

Junior Emmy Klika (12) screams in celebration after winning a point during Fridays match against Georgia Tech at the Fitzgerald Field House.

No. 7 Pitt comes back, defeats No. 11 Georgia Tech

By Matthew Scabilloni, Staff Writer October 7, 2023

No. 7 Pitt (14-2, ACC 5-0) and No. 11 Georgia Tech (13-2, ACC 4-1) had all eyes focused on them before their pivotal ACC match. And the teams did not disappoint in this five-set barnburner, with the Panthers...

Pitt’s volleyball team celebrates a point against Syracuse in the Fitzgerald Field House on Oct. 1, 2023.

Preview | Pitt volleyball gears up for two ACC matchups against No. 11 Georgia Tech and Clemson

By Dylan Grace, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

After two substantial conference victories last weekend, No. 7 Pitt volleyball (13-2, 4-0 ACC) returns home to Fitzgerald Field House this weekend to take on two ACC opponents — No. 11 Georgia Tech (13-1,...

Pittsburgh guard Nelly Cummings drives between Georgia Tech guard Dallan Coleman and guard Kyle Sturdivant during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, Wednesday, March 8, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C.

Pitt men’s basketball earns 89-81 ACC tournament victory against Georgia Tech

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
Pitt men’s basketball’s offense shined against Georgia Tech, winning 89-81 and putting themselves in a favorable position for a trip to the NCAA tournament. The Panthers will face Duke tomorrow with an ACC semifinal berth at stake.
Graduate student Kayla Lund (23) prepares to bump the ball back over the net at Pitt’s volleyball game against Georgia Tech at the Fitzgerald Field House on Sunday.

No. 2 Pitt volleyball falls to No. 18 Georgia Tech for first defeat of the season

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer October 11, 2021
No. 2 Pitt volleyball suffered its first defeat of the season Sunday to No. 18 Georgia Tech at Fitzgerald Field House. Pitt is the highest ranked opponent the Yellow Jackets have ever beaten.
Pitt linebacker Chase Pine and P.J. O’Brien walked into the game against New Hampshire on Sept. 25 at Heinz Field.

Column | Pitt’s offensive line is unsung hero in 52-21 win over Georgia Tech

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer October 3, 2021
The Panthers kicked off ACC play on the road Saturday against Georgia Tech. The contest was never in doubt thanks to a stellar performance by the offensive line and timely turnovers created by the defense.
Pitt volleyball’s historic NCAA tournament run came to an end on Monday afternoon, and it happened in possibly the most heartbreaking way imaginable.

Panthers shut down Yellow Jacket firepower in statement sweep, improve to 7-4

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor March 10, 2021
Pitt (7-4) extended its win streak against Georgia Tech (8-2) to 10 with a 3-0 sweep on Monday, thanks to one of the team’s most impressive defensive performances of the season.
Au’Diese Toney pictured against Virginia Tech on Feb. 4.

Takeaways from Pitt’s road loss against Georgia Tech

By Zack Gibney, For The Pitt News February 17, 2021
Pitt’s 71-65 loss to Georgia Tech on Sunday marked their fifth in six games, and showcased many of the consistent struggles that have doomed them throughout the skid.
Pitt men’s basketball (9-7 overall, 5-5 ACC) lost 71-65 to Georgia Tech (10-8 overall, 6-6 ACC) on Sunday night in an away game in Atlanta.

Woeful offense dooms men’s basketball in 71-65 loss to Georgia Tech

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2021
A late rally from Pitt (9-7 overall, 5-5 ACC) was not enough to overcome its own sloppy play in a 71-65 loss to Georgia Tech (10-8 overall, 6-6 ACC) on Sunday night in Atlanta. Pitt’s 18 turnovers and lowly 53% shooting from the free throw line proved fatal in the second half as the Panthers dropped their second loss in a row since upsetting No. 16 Virginia Tech.
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