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

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.

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.

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

Graduate transfer forward Eric Hamilton dunks against Clemson. He led Pitt with 12 points against Georgia Tech Wednesday night.

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.

Men’s basketball to lengthen losing streak at Georgia Tech

Junior center Terrell Brown (21) at February’s home match with 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.

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

First-year forward Justin Champagnie recorded another double-double, with 20 points and 11 rebounds, both team highs.

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.

Yellow Jackets jump on Pitt, 77-48

Pitt women’s basketball fell to Georgia Tech at the Petersen Events Center Thursday night.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Foul trouble and poor shooting did Pitt women’s basketball in against Georgia Tech Thursday night, leading to a rough 29-point loss at the Petersen Events Center.

Football Takeaways: Pitt needs more offense, less mistakes

Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett has tossed eight interceptions, all in pairs, this season.

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The Panthers secured bowl eligibility with a 20-10 win Saturday, but need to revamp their offense after an anemic showing against Georgia Tech.

Defense carries Pitt over Georgia Tech, 20-10

Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench, pictured here against Ohio, caught a career-high 11 passes in Pitt's 20-10 win over Georgia Tech.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

After committing more turnovers and penalties than their opponent, the Panthers narrowly escaped with a 20-10 win over the Yellow Jackets.

Panthers to fend off the Yellow Jackets

Pitt’s defense held Miami to only 80 yards rushing on the ground during Saturday’s 16-12 loss to the Hurricanes.

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Pitt (5-3, 2-2 ACC) will look to do just that this week on the road against Georgia Tech (2-5, 1-3 ACC). The Panthers are fresh off a deflating 16-12 loss to Miami and need every win they can get to secure the Coastal division title once more. Meanwhile, despite a lost season, the Yellow Jackets will be well rested after a bye and looking to play spoiler again after upsetting Miami two weeks ago.

Narduzzi speaks on adversity, adjustments for GT

Coach Narduzzi stands on the sideline during Pitt’s 16-12 loss to Miami on Saturday.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

In his weekly Monday press conference, Pat Narduzzi voiced his typical “game-by-game” mantra while also elaborating on what makes Georgia Tech a formidable foe despite its record.

Panthers lose 22nd-straight road game at GT, 73-65

Senior guard and forward Jared Wilson-Frame (4), pictured here against Virginia Tech on Feb. 16, led all Pitt scorers with 19 points.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Plagued by a season-worst performance at the foul line, the Panthers fell 73-65 to bring their road losing streak to 22 games.

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