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Pitt sophomore outfielder CJ Funk (39) bats at Sunday’s game against Louisville.

Baseball takes two of three from No. 11 Louisville

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 3, 2022
Pitt baseball earned a pivotal series victory over conference opponent Louisville, netting wins in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday and on Sunday due to strong starting pitching and offensive production across the lineup.
Senior guard Onyebuchi Ezeakudo (31) with the ball at Saturday afternoons game against Louisville.

Photos: Men’s basketball vs. Louisville

By Lucas Zheng, Staff Photographer January 15, 2022
The Panthers (7-10 overall, 2-4 ACC) just beat Louisville (10-7 overall, 4-3 ACC) 65-53 at the Petersen Events Center.
Senior guard Jayla Everett (20) take a jump shot during the Pitt womens basketball game vs. NC State on Dec 10.

Panthers mauled by No. 3 Cardinals, 81-39, remain winless in ACC

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor January 6, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball suffered its third consecutive blowout loss in ACC play on Thursday night, succumbing to No. 3 Louisville 81-39. After more than two weeks off, the Panthers looked rusty rather than well-rested.
Serena Gray (21) celebrates during the Panthers volleyball game vs. UVA at the Fitzgerald Field House on Sept. 29.

Slow start dooms No. 3 Pitt volleyball in marquee match with No. 1 Louisville

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer November 24, 2021
In front of a raucous crowd of 3,052 fans packed into Fitzgerald Field House, No. 3 Pitt ended the regular season on a disappointing note, taking a 3-1 loss to undefeated No. 1 Louisville.
Pitt’s Chinaza Ndee (5) prepares to hit the ball at a game against the University of Virginia at Fitzgerald Field House on Sept. 29.

Panthers volleyball narrowly edged by Cardinals in top-five battle

By Richie Smiechowski, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
In one of the most highly anticipated NCAA volleyball matches of the season, No. 2 Louisville handed the No. 4 Panthers their second loss of the season — three sets to two — in a thrilling, five set bout.
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.
The Pitt men’s basketball team returned to the Petersen Events Center Wednesday for their first official practice of the 2020 season.

Pitt men’s and women’s basketball postpone games for COVID protocols

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor December 31, 2020
Both the Pitt men’s and women’s basketball programs postponed games due to COVID-19 protocols on Thursday.
Shorthanded Panthers can’t complete comeback vs. Louisville, lose 64-54

Shorthanded Panthers can’t complete comeback vs. Louisville, lose 64-54

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor December 23, 2020
Despite multiple gutsy comeback attempts, Pitt men’s basketball (5-2 overall, 1-1 ACC) was unable to overcome the absence of two key players and its head coach on Tuesday night in a 64-54 loss to Louisville (5-1 overall, 1-0 ACC) at the Petersen Events Center.
Senior libero Marija Popovic (9) dives for the ball during Pitts 3-0 win over No. 6 Louisville on Friday.

No. 10 Pitt volleyball splits season finale series with No. 6 Louisville

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

No. 10 Pitt volleyball held its own in its final — and perhaps hardest-fought — series of the fall season. The Panthers swept No. 6 Louisville Friday night and brought Sunday’s game to the brink...

Linebacker Cam Bright eyes Louisville’s Tutu Atwell.

No. 25 Panthers do ‘well enough’ to keep perfect start alive

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer September 28, 2020
No. 25 Pitt football is off to its best start of the Narduzzi era, with the defensive-minded Panthers winning their third straight game last Saturday in a hard-fought, 23-20 win over the No. 24 Louisville Cardinals.
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