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Women’s basketball skid hits seven on senior day

First-year guard Emy Hayford struggles to move around Louisville’s Mykasa Robinson.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball fell behind early in the second quarter and never recovered, en route to a 79-47 defeat on Sunday afternoon at the hands of No. 5 Louisville.

Final foul lifts Louisville over Pitt, 73-68

Coach Capel watches from the bench as penalty call dashes the Panthers’ hopes to upset No. 11 Louisville during the end overtime at Pitt’s 73-68 loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

A questionable foul call on Terrell Brown sank Pitt against Louisville on Tuesday, but it was the Panthers’ inability to perform down the stretch that put holes in the ship.

Panthers stifled at No. 1 Louisville, 64-46

Xavier Johnson (1), pictured here against Robert Morris, led Pitt with eight assists against Canisius.

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Though the Panthers came in with confidence and a five-game win streak, they left as just another victim to the Cardinals’ buzzsaw, scoring a season-low points total in the 64-46 loss. 

Panthers basketball faces uphill battle at No. 1 Louisville

First-year guard Au’Diese Toney (5) celebrates during the first half of last year’s game against Louisville.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball is riding a five-game win streak, but the team will face an uphill challenge on its way to six-straight when it travels to Louisville for a date with the No. 1 Cardinals.

Cardinals crush Pitt on senior day, 67-40

Sophomore Jaala Henry (22) scored her season high 3-point field goals on Sunday’s game against Louisville. The Panthers lost their final home game 67-40.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team fell to No. 3 Louisville in its last home game of the season.

Ugly first half dooms Pitt in 70-42 loss to No. 4 Louisville

Senior forward Kauai Bradley scored 11 of Pitt’s 42 points during Pitt’s 42-70 loss at Louisville on Sunday.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball outscored No. 4 Louisville in the second half, but an ugly first half in which the Panthers scored just 12 points ensured that it didn’t matter.

Pitt scores season low in 66-51 loss to No. 23 Louisville

First-year guard Xavier Johnson, pictured here against WVU, was held to single-digit points for the second straight game versus Louisville.

By Stephen Thompson and Trent Leonard

January 27, 2019

Pitt fell back to earth in Saturday’s rematch, shooting just 35.2 percent from the field in a 66-51 loss at No. 23 Louisville.

Pitt ends ACC losing streak with 89-86 overtime win over Louisville

First-year guard Trey McGowens (2) completes a dunk during Pitt’s 89-86 victory of Louisville Wednesday evening.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Pitt guard Trey McGowen broke a 39-year record and Pitt ended a 690 day losing streak on Wednesday night in its 89-86 win over Louisville.

No. 4 Cardinals clobber Panthers, 81-49

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 16 points during Pitt’s 81-49 loss to Louisville Sunday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team dropped its sixth straight — and final — regular season game, 81-49, at No. 4 Louisville Sunday, finishing with a 2-14 ACC record heading into the postseason conference tournament. A day after the men’s basketball team suffered a 29-point loss to the best team ...

Panther plunders: Pitt’s worst homecoming games

Pitt suffered a 56-28 loss at the 2014 homecoming game against Georgia Tech. (TPN File Photo)

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

While the homecoming court trots out onto the field at halftime this Saturday — and two lucky students are crowned king and queen — the Panthers will be in the locker room discussing strategy, diagramming plays and trying to figure out how to make the biggest home game of the season count. As...

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