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Pitt men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel has a heated exchange with the referees during the Panthers’ game against NC State on Feb. 17.

Column | After three years under Jeff Capel, Pitt left with more questions than answers

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
At what point does Capel’s infallibility wear off? After a tumultuous 2020-21 season, the answer is now.
Sophomore midfielder Veljko Petkovic (19) celebrates after scoring the first and only goal of Saturday's 1-0 victory over Boston College.

Panthers bounce back with 1-0 shutout against Boston College

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 14, 2021
The shot-heavy first half of the Pitt men’s soccer match against Boston College (0-2 ACC, 0-2 Overall) featured two high-octane offenses who forced each goalie to work, while the final 45 minutes saw much fewer scoring opportunities.
Pitt star forward Justin Champagnie announced on Tuesday that he will

Confounding basketball season to conclude with ACC Tournament

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 9, 2021
After a long and bumpy ride, the ACC men’s basketball regular season has finally come to an end, and there will be no shortage of storylines as the ACC Tournament approaches. The matchups were finalized after the completion of the regular season on Saturday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen shown on Aug. 26, 2015, at Marlins Park in Miami.

Column | Pirates downfall starts at the top

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 5, 2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ downfall came at the hands of the perfect storm — an owner that wouldn’t spend the money to stay competitive, while player contracts only got more lucrative due to the evolving league.
Pitt star forward Justin Champagnie announced on Tuesday that he will

Column | Champagnie has earned his status among ACC’s elite

By Zack Gibney, For The Pitt News February 19, 2021
Historically, the conference gives ACC Player of the Year to an outstanding player on an exceptional team primed for a deep tournament run in March — where Champagnie has a problem.
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.
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