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Prediction: Pitt basketball to overpower BC

Prediction: Pitt basketball to overpower BC

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

12:23 am

Despite their inconsistency this season, the Panthers will take advantage of an injury-riddled and underachieving Boston College team at home.

Turnovers tell story of Pitt’s season

Turnovers tell story of Pitt’s season

By Tyler Mathes, For the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

Pitt basketball boasts a pair of talented playmaking guards, but often their aggression can cost their team more than help.

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

By Marshall Worth, for the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

Pitt athletics had a busy weekend, as five teams took part in events. While men’s basketball’s win over UNC grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced a mixed bag of results.

Pitt punctuates UNC sweep with wire-to-wire win, 66-52

Pitt punctuates UNC sweep with wire-to-wire win, 66-52

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

A dominant first half kept Pitt afloat through one of its all-too-familiar scoring droughts on Saturday. The Panthers did just enough in the second half to best UNC, 66-52.

Dissecting Pitt’s defensive prowess

Dissecting Pitt’s defensive prowess

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

And as a product of their history in the “Old Big East” — a conference known for its gritty personality and indifference to offense — the Panthers are making a name for themselves on the defensive end of the court in 2020.

Final foul lifts Louisville over Pitt, 73-68

Final foul lifts Louisville over Pitt, 73-68

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.

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

The upcoming week in Pitt sports boasts a packed slate, including two men’s basketball games, a top-10 battle involving the red-hot wrestling team and a chance for women’s basketball to steal a long-awaited road win.

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

Track, gymnastics harbor hardware after first weekend

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

Outside of the basketball teams, Pitt athletics had a relaxed start to the semester. The track and field and gymnastics squads were the only teams with events over the weekend, with both taking home hardware.

Sluggish start dooms Pitt basketball at Miami

Sluggish start dooms Pitt basketball at Miami

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

Like most college students on a Sunday afternoon, Pitt experienced a potent hangover in Coral Gables. Fresh off a shocking comeback win over North Carolina on Tuesday, the Panthers fell flat against Miami.

By the numbers: Pitt basketball’s paradoxical season

By the numbers: Pitt basketball’s paradoxical season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

As the saying goes — men lie, women lie, numbers don’t. And there are several numbers that help explain where Pitt basketball currently stands — and what it can accomplish in the future.

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