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Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney (3) attempts a layup during Pitt’s 66-59 loss to Florida State Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

Pitt falls to Florida State, 66-59

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer February 4, 2018

For the second straight Sunday, Pitt women’s basketball took a ranked team down to the wire, but ultimately couldn’t hold on for the victory. The Panthers fell to the No. 10 Florida State Seminoles,...

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 7, 2018

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney was just two foul shots away from giving Pitt the victory against UNC Sunday afternoon, but failed to hit either as Pitt lost, 68-67, and stayed winless in the ACC at 0-3. The...

Redshirt junior Yacine Diop scored 24 points in Pitt’s 81-63 victory over Towson. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

Panthers trounce Tigers by double digits, 81-63

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer November 20, 2017

The Pitt Women’s basketball team came back after a loss to Duquesne in the City Game last week, trouncing the Towson Tigers by double digits, 81-63.   The Panthers (3-1) took on the Tigers (0-3)...

After a solid first year, point guard Jasmine Whitney (3) will make up part of Pitt's nucleus in the 2017-18 season. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball team maintains status quo in 2016-17 season

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer March 14, 2017

Around the time North Carolina guard Jamie Cherry buried her fifth 3-pointer of the game in the first round of the 2017 ACC Tournament, the Pitt women’s basketball team was starting to realize its season...

ACC Tournament

Panthers’ season ends in 72-60 loss vs. UNC at ACC Tournament

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 2, 2017

In last year’s ACC Tournament, North Carolina’s Jamie Cherry tried her best to spoil the Pitt women’s basketball team’s season, but the Panthers prevailed. This time around, the Tar Heels’...

Pitt point guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 11 points in a 73-57 loss on Senior Day vs. No. 20 Syracuse. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

No. 20 Syracuse sinks Pitt on Senior Day, 73-57

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 27, 2017

Fans packed the Petersen Events Center for the 10th annual “Pink the Petersen” game for breast cancer awareness Sunday, but the support wasn’t enough to get the Panthers a win. The Pitt women’s...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise scored 23 points in a 79-48 loss vs. Florida State on Thursday. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

Pitt women’s basketball team falls at No. 8 Florida State, 79-48

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 24, 2017

Once again, Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise lit up the scoreboard for the Panthers, but it wasn’t enough to get the win. The Pitt women’s basketball team (13-15 overall, 4-11 ACC) lost its final...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise scored a career-high 31 point, including 25 in the second half, to lead the Panthers to a 72-64 win over Virginia Tech. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

Wise drops career-high 31 on Hokies to lead Panthers to 72-64 win

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 17, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team snapped its six-game losing streak Thursday night, and it might not have happened without sophomore forward Brenna Wise breaking a program record. Wise tallied a career-high...

Pitt sophomore forward Kalista Walters (32) tallied a team-high 14 points in a 54-46 loss Thursday vs. Clemson. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball team drops fifth straight vs. Clemson, 54-46

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 10, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team continued its trend of playing well in the first half of games and failing to perform in the second half in yet another loss Thursday night. Returning to the Petersen...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise tallied a team-high 11 points against NC State Thursday night. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

No. 18 NC State snaps Pitt’s two-game winning streak, 55-42

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 27, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team rode a two-game winning streak into Raleigh, North Carolina, but that momentum came to end Thursday night against the No. 18 North Carolina State Wolfpack. NC State...

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