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Football Takeaways: Pitt needs more offense, less mistakes

Football Takeaways: Pitt needs more offense, less mistakes

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

Defense carries Pitt over Georgia Tech, 20-10

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

Panthers to fend off the Yellow Jackets

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

Narduzzi speaks on adversity, adjustments for GT

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 28, 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

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

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.

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 67-55

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 67-55

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team again couldn’t find a way to win in the ACC, losing this time 67-55 to Georgia Tech on the road.

Three takeaways from Pitt’s first ACC win

Three takeaways from Pitt’s first ACC win

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 16, 2018

Accounting for all the highs and lows, here are some of the foremost takeaways from Pitt’s ACC-opening win against Georgia Tech.

Photos: Pitt Football vs. Georgia Tech

Photos: Pitt Football vs. Georgia Tech

By Sarah Cutshall and Thomas Yang

September 15, 2018

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Pitt fans witnessed a complete turn-around of Panther football. Exhibiting a major improvement from last week’s game against Penn State, the Panthers showed promise both offensively and defensively in a home game against Georgia Tech — maintaining a consistent lead througho...

Henderson named ACC Specialist sixth time

Henderson named ACC Specialist sixth time

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Sports Editor

September 25, 2017

Quadree Henderson was named the ACC Specialist of the Week following his standout performance against Georgia Tech — his sixth time receiving the honor in his Pitt career. This is the first time this season the junior wide receiver received the weekly specialist honor. His standout performance i...

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 35-17

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 35-17

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

September 23, 2017

With four separate opportunities to make the Yellow Jackets pay after turnovers, the Panther offense failed to convert any of these chances into points leading to Saturday’s 35-17 loss in their first ACC game of the season. On the day, the Panther offense put up less than 200 yards and only one t...

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