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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Sixth-year running back Daniel Carter (4) runs into the endzone during Pitt football’s Blue-Gold Game on Saturday afternoon at Acrisure Stadium.

‘Breath of fresh air’: Pitt football sees new faces shine

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Pitt football had tons of change in the offseason. After its disastrous 3-9 season in 2023, change is necessary. The Panthers’ offensive change was imminent after they finished the 2023 season ranked...

Head coach Dan Fisher speaks to the team after the women’s volleyball game against Penn State on Sunday afternoon in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt volleyball takes care of Penn State in front of a packed crowd

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer April 16, 2024

In the spring months, there isn’t much going on at the Fitzgerald Field House. Maybe some track practices or intramural volleyball games, but nothing of huge importance to a Pitt fan. But on Sunday,...

Senior opposite hitter Rachel Fairbanks (10) spikes the ball during Saturday night’s game against Ohio State in the Fitzgerald Field House.

Pitt volleyball showcases future in spring game

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 25, 2024

Change is expected in the offseason, even for a program that made three consecutive Final Four appearances. For Pitt volleyball, even with change, some things stay the same, and that’s winning. In Pitt’s...

First-year guard Carlton Carrington (7) drives past a Florida State defender in the Petersen Events Center on Mar. 5.

Pitt men’s basketball reflects on past and future

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 19, 2024

Two years ago, on March 8, 2022, Pitt men’s basketball finished yet another atrocious season under head coach Jeff Capel, posting an 11-22 record. Capel went to the post-game press conference after getting...

Pitt men’s basketball falls to North Carolina in ACC semi-final

Pitt men’s basketball falls to North Carolina in ACC semi-final

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Pitt men's basketball’s game against North Carolina was labeled by Bracketologists as a must-win to make the tournament. But the Panthers were unable to make due, losing to the Tar Heels 72-65. North...

Pitt men’s basketball looks to punch ticket to NCAA Tournament against UNC

Pitt men’s basketball looks to punch ticket to NCAA Tournament against UNC

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball’s win over Wake Forest on Thursday kept its hopes of an NCAA Tournament bid alive. But the Panthers need to beat projected No. 1 seed North Carolina on Friday night to earn a...

Junior guard Ishmael Leggett (5) shoots during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

Pitt men’s basketball advances to ACC semifinals with win over Wake Forest

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 15, 2024

Coming into Thursday, bracketologists tagged Pitt men’s basketball’s ACC Tournament matchup against Wake Forest as a must-win for each team. But the Panthers were up to the challenge, defeating the...

Pitt men’s basketball gears up for ACC Tournament matchup

Pitt men’s basketball gears up for ACC Tournament matchup

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 13, 2024

It’s the postseason for Pitt men’s basketball. The Panthers have to win their ACC Tournament quarterfinal matchup against Wake Forest to keep their hopes of earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament alive. Regular...

A Pitt wrestler fights for hand control during the meet against Virginia in the Fitzgerald Field House on Feb. 23.

Pitt Athletics heads into spring break with a busy weekend

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 8, 2024

Pitt Athletics has another busy weekend ahead with some pivotal matchups for both winter and spring sports.  Men’s basketball  Pitt men’s basketball hosts NC State for Senior Night on Saturday...

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) drives past a defender during Tuesday night’s game against Florida State in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt men’s basketball beats FSU, Hinson makes history

By Matthew Scabilloni, Senior Staff Writer March 6, 2024

Senior forward Blake Hinson made history in Pitt men’s basketball’s 88-73 victory over Florida State. The senior forward finished with six three-pointers, putting him at 104 on the season and breaking...

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