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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

Sophomore forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) shoots a layup during Saturday evening’s game against Virginia Tech in the Petersen Events Center.

Photos: Pitt men’s basketball defeats Virginia Tech 79-64

By Liam Sullivan, Staff Photographer February 24, 2024

The Pitt Panthers defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies 79-64 on Saturday night in the Petersen Events Center.  

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) dribbles towards the basket during Saturday nights game against Louisville in the Petersen Events Center.

Photos: Pitt men’s basketball defeats Louisville 86-59

By Kaylee Uribe, Senior Staff Photographer February 18, 2024

The Pitt Panthers defeated the Louisville Cardinals 86-59 on Saturday night at the Petersen Events Center.

A referee holds a basketball in the Petersen Events Center.

Column | Times that refs screwed over Pitt fans

By Eli Smith, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and love is in the air. The weather is warm, the birds are chirping and happy couples are all around. But not everyone is so lucky to have someone to hold. What are single...

Head Coach Jeff Capel speaks to the team during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Feb. 4.

Pitt men’s basketball aims to build on winning streak against red-hot Virginia

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer February 13, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball’s (15-8, 6-6 ACC) three-game winning streak is on the line heading into Tuesday night’s game against No. 21 Virginia (19-5, 10-3 ACC). While Pitt is one of the hottest teams...

Sophomore forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) shoots during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

Jaland Lowe leads Pitt to win over NC State

By Aidan Kasner, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Pitt men's basketball (15-8, ACC 6-6) traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina, to take on the ACC rival NC State (15-8 (7-5)), looking to increase its winning streak. Each team headed into the night hoping...

Sophomore forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) shoots during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

Pitt men’s basketball gears up for difficult matchup with NC State

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer February 6, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball (14-8, 5-6 ACC) is on a roll heading into a road game against NC State (15-7, 7-4 ACC) that holds major implications. The Panthers will focus on continuing their climb up the conference...

First-year forward Jaland Lowe (15) dribbles during a game against Notre Dame at the Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

Pitt men’s basketball gains momentum against Notre Dame

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer February 5, 2024

Pitt men's basketball (14-8, ACC 5-6) earned another ACC win at home on Saturday against Notre Dame (7-15, ACC 2-9). This marked the 300th win for Pitt basketball at the Petersen Events Center.  Here...

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

Photos: Pitt defeats Notre Dame 70-60 for win No. 300 at the Pete

By Bronco York, Staff Photographer February 4, 2024

The Pitt Panthers defeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish 70-60 on Saturday night at the Petersen Events Center. The win marked the No. 300 all-time victory for the team at the Petersen Events Center.

Graduate student guard Nelly Cummings (0) dodges Wake Forest players during Pitt mens basketballs game on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

Pitt men’s basketball prepares for tough test against Wake Forest

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer January 30, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball (12-8, 3-6 ACC) returns home following a three-game road trip for a pivotal matchup against Wake Forest (13-6, 5-3 ACC) on Wednesday. After falling just short of a comeback win...

Senior forward Blake Hinson (2) pivots with the ball during the game against Duke at the Petersen Events Center on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Takeaways | Pitt men’s basketball shows toughness against Duke

By Aidan Kasner, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

For the first time since 1979, unranked Pitt men’s basketball (11-7, 2-5 ACC) took down No. 7 Duke (13-4, 4-2 ACC) in Durham, North Carolina. Here are my takeaways from the game. Setting the tempo...

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