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Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s possible VP picks, take two

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s possible VP picks, take two
July 14, 2020
Two months ago, columnist Devi Ruia wrote about her thoughts on the potential VP picks that she’d seen mentioned the most. But things have changed since then, other contenders have emerged and others that were mentioned as top choices have dropped out of consideration.

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks
May 19, 2020
Here is my ranking of some of the potential VP picks.

Women’s basketball beginning to build on program lows

The ACC announced the 2020-21 women’s basketball schedule on Wednesday, where Pitt will play 20 games amongst three regions.
March 15, 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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) attempts to drive toward the hoop during Pitt’s 88-44 loss to NC State.
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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris scored a career-high 27 points while shooting 9-26 from the floor, 3-8 from 3-point range and a perfect 6-6 from the foul line against Boston College.
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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris scored 22 points against Miami Sunday, making it the fourth game this year where she has scored 20 or more points as a first-year player. She is the first Pitt player to accomplish this feat since former Pitt star Briana Kiesel did it in the 2011-12 season.
March 1, 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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris scored a career-high 27 points while shooting 9-26 from the floor, 3-8 from 3-point range and a perfect 6-6 from the foul line against Boston College.
February 20, 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

First-year guard Emy Hayford navigates around Duke’s Azana Baines. Pitt lost to Syracuse Sunday 53-71.
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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris led the Panthers with seven points in the opening period before being elbowed in the face by Irish senior guard Kaitlin Cole midway through the second quarter.
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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris finished with a team-high 17 points in the game.
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. 
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