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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A referee holds a basketball in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt men’s basketball forward Papa Amadou Kante will miss the entirety of 2023 with a knee injury

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor September 8, 2023

On Thursday, Pitt men’s basketball announced that first-year forward Papa Amadou Kante suffered a noncontact knee injury and is out for the regular season. The loss of Amadou Kante comes two weeks...

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett fumbles the ball during Pitt’s game against Virginia Tech earlier this month.

Takeaways: Pitt reverted back to its old self against Miami

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer November 27, 2018
While Pitt’s 24-3 loss against Miami on Saturday was far from good, the implications weren’t too bad. Aside from snapping its four game win streak, the loss will likely drop them from the top 25 rankings and give them a lesser bowl game. But Pitt will still be playing in the ACC Championship on Saturday.
Senior captain Quintin Wirginis (58) lunges for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley (9).

Pitt football loses Wirginis, Sears on same day

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 10, 2018
The Panthers lost two players — redshirt senior middle linebacker Quintin Wirginis and sophomore tight end Tyler Sear — due to an injury and a leave of absence, respectively.
Head coach Pat Narduzi announced linebacker Quintin Wirginis season-ending injury Monday. (TPN File Photo)

Linebacker Quintin Wirginis out for season with injury

By Ryan Zimba / Sports Editor September 4, 2017

Pitt linebacker Quintin Wirginis will miss the rest of the season due to injury, head coach Pat Narduzzi revealed Monday. “Quintin Wirginis will be out for the year with a non-football related injury,”...

Jeff Ahearn / Assistant Visual Editor

Junior running back Ibrahim out for 2015 season with injury

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor August 30, 2015

Backup junior running back Rachid Ibrahim will miss the entire 2015 season because of a torn Achilles tendon, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi announced on Wednesday. In his media briefing, Narduzzi referred...

Football: Defensive end Ejuan Price to miss 2014 season

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor July 16, 2014

Redshirt junior defensive end Ejuan Price will miss the entire 2014 football season as he recovers from surgery for an injury, Pitt Athletics announced Wednesday.Price tore his left pectoral muscle in...

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