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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Death made me realize that happy memories triumph sadness

Opinion | Death made me realize that happy memories triumph sadness

By Ashanti McLaurin, Staff Columnist February 19, 2024
Forcing myself to look at my grandfather's body on the hospital bed and knowing he passed was something I never thought I could do. I wanted him to open his eyes and speak again, but knowing that can’t happen again makes me tear up.
First-year guard Dayshanette Harris moves past a Miami defender.

Pitt drops eighth straight at Virginia Tech, 68-56

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer January 10, 2020
Pitt women’s basketball continued its grueling ACC schedule — and losing streak — Thursday night at Virginia Tech, falling to the Hokies 68-56.
Pitt volleyballs seniors missed their last opportunity to make it to the NCAA volleyball championship with Saturdays loss to Cincinnati.

No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer December 8, 2019
Pitt’s historic season came to a shocking and heartbreaking end on Saturday, losing to the Cincinnati Bearcats in five sets at the Petersen Events Center.
Pitt soccer announced last week that Edward Kizza, the second highest goal scorer in program history, is no longer on the team.

No. 3 Hoyas end Pitt’s Tournament run, 5-0

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer November 24, 2019
Pitt's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Georgetown was essentially decided after a trio of Hoya goals in the first 20 minutes.
Taysir Mack comforts Aaron Mathews on the sidelines following Pitts 16-12 Homecoming loss.

Hurricanes spoil Homecoming, beat Pitt 16-12

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 26, 2019
Pitt failed to find the end zone and allowed Miami to score a late go-ahead touchdown to fall 16-12 on Homecoming.
Senior forward Danielle Garven (01) led Pitt’s offense with 16 points during the team’s 86-64 loss to Duke in the first round of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Duke ends Pitt Women’s Basketball season, 86-64

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Wrtier March 7, 2019
Pitt women’s basketball season ended Wednesday night in an 86-64 loss to Duke. The Panthers finished 11-20 in Lance White’s first season as head coach.
First-year guard Trey McGowens (2), pictured here against Clemson, led Pitt with 16 points against Notre Dame.

Pitt continues losing streak in 62-48 loss to Clemson

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Wrtier February 28, 2019
Pitt Men’s Basketball team shot 23.8 percent from the field in the first half, where they managed to only score 16 points. The lack of offense led to a 62-48 loss to Clemson, Pitt’s 11 straight loss.
Graduate guard Sidy N’Dir led the team in assists in the Feb. 9 game against NC State., and contributed nine points against Boston College Tuesday night.

Boston College deals Pitt 18th straight ACC road loss, 66-57

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor February 13, 2019
Pitt produced its worst shooting game of the season, making 29 percent of its shots en route to a 21st consecutive road loss.
Senior forward Kauai Bradley (5) led the team with eight points during Pitt’s 34-63 loss to NC State Thursday evening.

No. 8 Wolfpack mauls Pitt, 63-34

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer January 11, 2019
In a game which set a historically low scoring mark for the program, Pitt women’s basketball lost its second straight ACC game to No. 8 NC State, 63-34, on the road Thursday night.
Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett, pictured here against Virginia Tech , led all players with 136 passing yards in Pitts Sun Bowl loss to Stanford.

Panthers come up short to Stanford in Sun Bowl, 14-13

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor December 31, 2018
Despite out-gaining its opponent in nearly every facet of the game, the Pitt football team fell to Stanford, 14-13, in the Hyundai Sun Bowl Monday afternoon, thus failing to crack .500 for the second straight season.
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