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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.
The Pitt Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will compete as the No. 8- and No. 6-ranked teams in the ACC, respectively, this Feb. 14.

Preview: Pitt will outduel Yellow Jackets behind dominant Champagnie performance

By Eddie Lasker, For The Pitt News February 10, 2021
The Pitt Panthers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will square off as the No. 8 and No. 6 teams in the ACC standings, respectively, on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Sophomore Vincent Davis rushed for 247 yards on Thursday at Georgia Tech

Davis rushes for 247 yards in 32-20 win over Georgia Tech to cap regular season

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor December 11, 2020
As the Panthers took the field on Thursday night, the players knew it could be their last of the season, and for some the last of their careers. 
The Panthers will play the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta at 7 p.m. on the ACC Network Saturday.

Narduzzi praises young players, Pickett and Georgia Tech’s athleticism

By John Riskis, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi couldn’t help but express his pride in the team on Monday, after the Panthers came back from a 14-3 first-quarter deficit.
First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) scored 21 points during Pitt’s 68-58 loss to Georgia Tech in the second round of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

GT ends Pitt’s tournament run in second round, 68-58

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer March 6, 2020
After a shocking upset victory over Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament, Pitt's postseason run came to an end with a loss to Georgia Tech Thursday.
Graduate transfer forward Eric Hamilton dunks against Clemson. He led Pitt with 12 points against Georgia Tech Wednesday night.

Georgia Tech routs Pitt in regular season finale, 73-57

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2020
The superb play of Jose Alvarado, along with Georgia Tech’s 46% clip from 3-point distance, proved too much to overcome for offense-adverse Pitt Wednesday night.
Junior center Terrell Brown (21) at February’s home match with Georgia Tech.

Men’s basketball to lengthen losing streak at Georgia Tech

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News March 4, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball is currently riding a six-game losing streak. The Panthers are sliding at the wrong time, but their schedule grants them a small break. On Wednesday, they get a rematch with the last team they beat. In their last game of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Panthers (15-15 overall, 6-13 ACC) will travel to Atlanta to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-14 overall, 9-9 ACC) on Wednesday night at 9 p.m.
First-year forward Justin Champagnie recorded another double-double, with 20 points and 11 rebounds, both team highs.

Champagnie’s scorching scoring carries Pitt to 73-64 win over GT

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2020
The Panthers have struggled to carry success through difficult moments. But on Saturday an 8-0 run late in the second half clinched a victory in which they played beyond their youthful reputation.
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