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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

Junior forward Yacine Diop (12) led the Panthers this season with an average of 15.7 points per game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Season in review: Women’s basketball lacks luster

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer March 11, 2018

When the final buzzer sounded against Wake Forest on Feb. 28, the Pitt women’s basketball team finished their season on a flat note — a 72-38 blowout loss in the ACC tournament. The lopsided loss...

Yacine Diop (12), redshirt junior and forward for Pitt’s women’s basketball team, scored 16 points in Monday night’s 62-53 loss to Syracuse at home. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Syracuse stifles Pitt, 62-53

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer February 20, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team was blown out at the Carrier Dome, 70-52, in its first matchup of the season against rival Syracuse Jan. 21. During Monday night’s home stand, the Panthers played much...

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 19, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team couldn’t capitalize on another strong performance from redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop, falling to the undefeated No. 2 Louisville Cardinals, 77-51 — despite...

Junior forward Yacine Diop (12) scored 23 points during Pitt’s 89-66 loss to Virginia Tech Thursday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt falls to Virginia Tech, remain winless in ACC

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor January 12, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team walked off the court with a losing record after falling to Virginia Tech, 89-66, in Thursday night’s road game at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia. The Panthers...

Junior forward Kalista Walters became one of four ACC players to make all 12 field goal attempts during the Panthers 87-49 win to Chicago State on New Year’s Eve.  (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Women’s basketball poised for potential upset

By Alex Lehmbeck, For The Pitt News January 8, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team came within one point of North Carolina before a heartbreaking 68-67 defeat on Sunday. Pitt’s most recent loss was its second in a row and fourth of the winter break. The...

Junior center Kalista Walters scored a season-high 24 points in the Panthers defeat of Chicago State. (Thomas Yang / Visual Editor)

Panthers tear into Cougars, 87-49

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor December 31, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball will be entering the new year fresh off a win after dominating Chicago State Sunday afternoon, 87-49. With the win, the team advances to an overall record of 8-6 before conference...

Senior forward Ryan Luther makes a successful layup during the Panthers loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers Saturday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

No timeouts: Balling over break

Being a Division I athlete comes with undeniable perks — official gear, tuition aid and the chance to be on television. But athletes miss out on a lot — including enjoying a full winter break of relaxation...

Yacine Diop had 14 points in the Pitt womens basketball teams 66-58 victory over the Youngstown State Penguins Friday night. (Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)

Panthers pen win over Penguins, 66-58

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer November 10, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team battled back from an early deficit to open its season with a 66-58 win against Youngstown Friday night. The Panthers (1-0) and the Penguins (0-1) both had relatively...

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...

The No. 9 Louisville Cardinals used an explosive third-quarter run to pull away for a 63-48 victory Sunday against Jasmine Whitney (3) and the Panthers. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

Panthers falter late against No. 9 Louisville, lose 63-48

By Kevin Bertha | For The Pitt News January 29, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team has tested some of the best teams in the ACC like Louisville and N.C. State, only to give up the lead toward the end of the game and walk off in defeat. Sunday afternoon,...

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