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Former Panther Eric Hamilton signs with British professional team

Former Pitt men’s basketball player Eric Hamilton has signed with British professional team Cheshire Phoenix, the team announced Tuesday.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

August 21, 2020

Former Pitt men’s basketball player Eric Hamilton has signed with British professional team Cheshire Phoenix, the team announced Tuesday.

Pitt basketball’s recent stretch defined by disappointment

Sophomore guard Au’Diese Toney made only three of 14 shot attempts during Wednesday night’s 73-57 loss to Georgia Tech.

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Pitt hasn't looked hungry or aggressive during its seven-game losing streak, instead appearing complacent and fatigued.

Panthers rattle the Rock in season opening scrimmage

Sophomore guard Trey McGowens (2) scored 15 points during Pitt’s 98-47 victory over Slippery Rock.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball opened the 2019-20 men’s basketball season with an exhibition game against Slippery Rock University on Wednesday, and it went about as well as a preseason tuneup game can go. The Panthers dominated, there were no injuries and the players showed off a few second-half dunks to get the home crowd’s attention.

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2018

Mayor Bill Peduto recently worked with state and local politicians to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons in Pittsburgh.

By Joanna Li, News Editor

January 7, 2019

In case you missed it, here are some news highlights that happened over winter break.

‘Hamilton’ leaves Pittsburgh audiences speechless

Actor Austin Scott (center) takes the titular role of Alexander Hamilton in the musical Hamilton.

By Alex Dolinger, For The Pitt News

January 6, 2019

The musical “Hamilton” is easily the most popular Broadway musical at the moment, with every show of the Pittsburgh stop on its tour sold out.

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