The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

The Pitt womens basketball team lost 67-56 to the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday in the first round of the ACC tournament

No. 3 Louisville pulls away from Pitt women’s basketball in dominant second half

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 19, 2021
A dominant second half from the Cardinals erased any hopes of an upset at the Petersen Events Center.
Former Louisville men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino watches from the bench as the Panthers play the Cardinals Jan. 24, 2017, at the Petersen Events Center. (TPN File Photo)

NCAA should leave the past alone

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer February 23, 2018

The last time the Louisville men’s basketball team won the NCAA tournament was 22 years ago — at least according to the NCAA. The NCAA vacated 123 wins from Louisville’s program — from between...

First-year guard Shamiel Stevenson scored 15 points during Pitt’s 94-60 loss to Louisville Sunday. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

With Louisville loss, Panthers drop third straight by 30-plus

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor February 11, 2018

The last time the Pitt men’s basketball team played Louisville, Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings made headlines for yelling at a Louisville fan in the midst of a blow-out loss. This time around, Stallings...

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...

Men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings was criticized by the media and fans for yelling back at a Louisville fan during Pitt’s 77-51 loss to the Cardinals. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Stallings needs to keep comments off court

By Colin Martin | For The Pitt News January 9, 2018

Yelling at opposing players, coaches and fans from the stands is common practice during college sporting events. But not as common is for players and coaches to yell back — unless you’re Pitt head...

Louisville dominates Pitt, 77-51

Louisville dominates Pitt, 77-51

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor January 3, 2018

The last time the Pitt men’s basketball team faced off against Louisville was last January in a 106-51 defeat. While the deficit never got up to 50, Pitt’s most recent game with Louisville was similarly...

The Pitt softball team continued to slide, getting swept by Louisville over the weekend. TPN File Photo

Pitt softball swept by Louisville over weekend

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer March 20, 2017

The Pitt softball team's season continued its nosedive this weekend after losing three games in a row to the Louisville Cardinals. Coach Holly Aprile and the Panthers (14-11 overall, 0-6 ACC) started...

The Pitt baseball team suffered a three-game sweep against the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals to open conference play. TPN File Photo

Pitt baseball swept by No. 4 Louisville to open up ACC play

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 12, 2017

The Pitt baseball team had its first run-in of 2017 with a ranked opponent last weekend. The Panthers pitched well, but appeared completely overmatched at the plate and failed to pick up a win against...

Ryan Zimba (center) pictured with his father and brother outside their home before a Pitt football game in 2007. Courtesy of Ryan Zimba

Pitting in person: 5 games fans would rather forget

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer March 3, 2017

Last week, as I watched Pitt’s men’s basketball team surrender a 19-point lead against Wake Forest, I felt something all too familiar. The Panthers still led by four with 3:27 to go, yet I knew...

Pitt sophomore Natsumi Okamoto dropped a 6-2, 6-4 decision in the No. 6 singles spot Saturday at Louisville. Courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Pitt tennis trounced at Louisville, 6-1

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer February 27, 2017

After finding early season success at home, the Pitt tennis team has now dropped two straight matches on the road. The Panthers squared off against the No. 49 Louisville Cardinals Saturday and suffered a...

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