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Women’s basketball beginning to build on program lows

Women’s basketball beginning to build on program lows

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball’s 2019-20 season was one of the worst in program history. But despite the lows, the Panthers have plenty to build on as they enter an offseason lengthened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Pitt first-year guard Dayshanette Harris’s go-ahead floater with 2.7 seconds remaining was just the icing on the cake of the Panthers’ improbable and incredible upset over No. 10 seed Notre Dame.

Dayshanette Harris earns ACC All-Freshman honors

Dayshanette Harris earns ACC All-Freshman honors

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Pitt's future is bright with the emergence of first-year guard Dayshanette Harris, who was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team Monday afternoon.

Pitt secures last-place finish with 73-54 loss to Miami

Pitt secures last-place finish with 73-54 loss to Miami

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball looked to end their regular season on a high note in Miami on Sunday, hoping to get their first road win in ACC play this season and stop their long losing streak. Instead, the Hurricanes controlled the game from start to finish, shot the ball efficiently and outscored Pitt 62-36 in the first three quarters on the way to a 73-54 route. 

BC beats Pitt, 70-59, despite career night from Harris

BC beats Pitt, 70-59, despite career night from Harris

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball was plagued by poor play in the second and third quarters and fell 70-59 to Boston College Thursday night.

Shooting struggles sink Pitt at Syracuse, 71-53

Shooting struggles sink Pitt at Syracuse, 71-53

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball traveled to Syracuse, New York, on Sunday, hoping to exact revenge on a team that had already beaten Pitt earlier in the season. The Panthers were unable to do so, ultimately falling 71-53 at the Carrier Dome, but not before achieving a program milestone.

Injuries sink Pitt offense at Notre Dame

Injuries sink Pitt offense at Notre Dame

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball entered Sunday’s game against rival Notre Dame hoping to get revenge for its close, early-January loss to the Irish. Despite a strong start, Pitt’s shooting struggles and a key injury handicapped the team on its way to another big defeat, 74-52 in South Bend, Indiana.

Panthers falter in second half vs. FSU, lose 66-41

Panthers falter in second half vs. FSU, lose 66-41

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

In a lopsided matchup against No. 14 Florida State in the 13th annual Pink the Pete game, Pitt women’s basketball played close for most of the game, but were unable to sustain solid play, eventually being blown out, 66-41. 

Panthers win first ACC game, beat Wake 53-48

Panthers win first ACC game, beat Wake 53-48

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Pitt women's basketball snapped a 12-game overall losing streak, with its last win coming a full two months earlier on Nov. 30.

Pitt women wilt at No. 5 Louisville, 83-49

Pitt women wilt at No. 5 Louisville, 83-49

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

Pitt dropped its 12th straight game in blowout fashion to No. 5 Louisville on Sunday, 83-49.

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