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The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week 10 results

In a back-and-forth game, North Carolina defeated Pitt for the third year in a row at Heinz Field Thursday night, 34-31. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By TPN Sports Desk

November 10, 2017

For several college football teams, this part of the season is crucial for becoming bowl eligible. While some of the top-ranked teams have already secured their spots, teams such as Pitt, Boston College and Wake Forest are just within reach of eligibility. Clemson and Miami are still holding steady a...

The Pitt News ACC power rankings, week 5 results

Miami Hurricanes' Travis Homer (24) runs for a third quarter touchdown against the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

By TPN Sports Desk

October 6, 2017

While five undefeated ACC football teams entered the fifth week of play, only two escaped unscathed. Clemson and Miami remain in the first and second spots, respectively — a result of their unbeatable performances. The Hokies, Blue Devils and Demon Deacons all suffered their first losses of the 2...

Narduzzi defends conservative play calling vs. Miami

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi defended his decisions to punt the ball away late in the fourth quarter of Pitt's loss vs. Miami on Saturday. Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

The Pitt football team and head coach Pat Narduzzi have taken a lot of flak for the way the defense has performed this season, especially when defending opponents’ passing games. Despite the criticism, Narduzzi made a couple of late-game decisions Saturday against Miami that required a lot of f...

Miami squashes Pitt’s division title hopes in 51-28 pounding

Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman threw for 2,855 yards and 27 touchdowns in the 2016 season. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 5, 2016

Going into Saturday’s game, the Pitt football team had slim hopes of making it to the ACC Championship game. But the Miami Hurricanes extinguished the Panthers’ aspirations in convincing fashion in an excruciating 51-28 win. Miami (5-4 overall, 2-3 ACC) put an end to its four-game losing st...

PREDICTION: Panthers to rebound with rare win vs. Miami

Pitt RB James Conner (24) announced Saturday that he will forgot his senior season and declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 3, 2016

Though there are still four games left in the regular season, the Pitt Panthers and the free-falling Miami Hurricanes –– a team that’s lost its last four games in a row –– will collide in Miami in a must-win battle for both teams on Saturday. The Panthers will enter the 12:30 p.m. matchup c...

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