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Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s opening night

Takeaways from Pitt basketball’s opening night

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Pitt basketball’s first win was defined by two aspects that could come to define the team throughout the season — its defense and its bench.

History is Pitt volleyball’s toughest remaining opponent

History is Pitt volleyball’s toughest remaining opponent

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After sweeping Duke on Sunday to avenge last year’s loss and earn its best ACC start ever, it feels increasingly like Pitt is competing more with its own history than it is against conference opponents.

Panthers rattle the Rock in season opening scrimmage

Panthers rattle the Rock in season opening scrimmage

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball opened the 2019-20 men’s basketball season with an exhibition game against Slippery Rock University on Wednesday, and it went about as well as a preseason tuneup game can go. The Panthers dominated, there were no injuries and the players showed off a few second-half dunks to get the home crowd’s attention.

Kizza’s double OT tiebreaker puts Pitt past Denver, 3-2

Kizza’s double OT tiebreaker puts Pitt past Denver, 3-2

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

A sloppy first half nearly cost Pitt the game against Denver, but Edward Kizza broke the tie in double overtime to lead Pitt past the Pioneers.

No. 4 Panthers sweep UVA in ACC opener

No. 4 Panthers sweep UVA in ACC opener

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Pitt volleyball’s quest for an ACC Championship three-peat got off to a dominant start with a 3-0 victory at Virginia to open conference play.

Unrivaled: No. 6 Pitt stays perfect with sweep at No. 4 PSU

Unrivaled: No. 6 Pitt stays perfect with sweep at No. 4 PSU

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

Pitt volleyball made a huge statement Friday night, sweeping Penn State in Happy Valley to preserve its undefeated season.

Pitt, Penn State prepare for paramount volleyball series

Pitt, Penn State prepare for paramount volleyball series

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Petersen Events Center will play host to possibly the most anticipated home volleyball match in Pitt’s history on Sunday. The undefeated No. 6 Panthers will face off against rival and No. 4 team in the country, Penn State.

Take 5: Ohio State, Steelers, Scholarships

Take 5: Ohio State, Steelers, Scholarships

By TPN Staff

September 13, 2019

TPN sports staff tackles a variety of topics in this week’s Take 5, from the Steelers bounceback opportunity to Bianca Andreescu’s rise to tennis stardom.

Pitt volleyball stays undefeated, downs Ducks 3-1

Pitt volleyball stays undefeated, downs Ducks 3-1

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Despite dropping its first set of the season, Pitt volleyball emerged with its 27th straight home win over No. 10 Oregon Wednesday night.

No. 10 Pitt volleyball downs Duquesne, wins sixth straight

No. 10 Pitt volleyball downs Duquesne, wins sixth straight

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

The Panthers (6-0) came into the Fitzgerald Field House Saturday night on fire before hosting the Dukes (2-6) in the final match of the Pittsburgh-hosted Champyinz Invitational. The first win was a 3-0 victory to Big 10 foe Ohio State at PPG Paints Arena on Friday night, followed by another 3-0 rout of Green Bay on Saturday afternoon.

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