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Weekly Pick ‘Em: TPN sports staff locks in ACC game predictions

Michigan's Donovan Peoples-Jones makes a catch against Wisconsin during second quarter action Nov. 18, 2017, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. Wisconsin won 24-10. 
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By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

In the first installment of the Pitt News sports weekly pick ‘em competition, 10 of TPN’s most avid football fans put lock in their predictions for upcoming ACC games. For each upcoming game, the staff records their best guess of the outcome of the games.

Pitt women’s soccer gets blown away by the Hurricanes

First-year Pitt forward Anna Rico dribbles the ball during the Panthers’ match against Miami Thursday night. (Photo by Kaycee Orwig | Staff Photographer)

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

The Pitt women's soccer team shined offensively in the first half of the game, leading the Hurricanes 2-0. But, a quick turnaround in the second half put the Panthers behind and unable to catch up. In the end, Pitt lost to the Hurricanes 3-2.

Miami mauls Pitt, 82-58

Sophomore guard Alayna Gribble (23) scored 23 points at Pitt’s 82-58 loss to Miami Thursday night. (Photo by | Thomas Yang)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team kept it close early in the first half of Thursday night’s game against Miami but couldn’t keep up in the second half, losing 82-58. The Panthers (10-16 overall, 2-10 ACC) showed flashes of effective offense in the first quarter, as they shot 47 percent from t...

Panthers swept away by Hurricanes, 69-57

Junior Jared Wilson-Frame (0) was the leading scorer against Miami Wednesday night, finishing with 17 points. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team continued its trend of poor play late in games Wednesday night at Miami. As in their previous two contests, the Panthers held a lead in the latter part of the second half, but they failed to maintain that lead and fell to the Hurricanes, 69-57. With Miami’s (16-5 ...

Hurricanes blow out Panthers, 67-53

Hurricanes blow out Panthers, 67-53

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

December 30, 2017

Pitt men’s basketball (8-6) closed 2017 and opened conference play with a 67-53 loss to the No. 15 Miami Hurricanes (12-1) on Saturday afternoon at the Petersen Event Center. After an up and down month of non-conference play, Pitt entered Saturday’s game on a three game winning streak against ...

Pitt’s best and worst moments of the season

Pitt’s football team lost its game against Virginia Tech after the Hokies stopped the Panthers at the goal line at the end of the fourth quarter. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

From opening the season with an overtime win to closing the season with a victory over an undefeated team, the Pitt football team had some times to celebrate this season. But in finishing with a losing record and not qualifying for a bowl game, the Panthers played a few games they’d probably like to...

Pitt football’s rebuilding shows in final game

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett ran in two  touchdowns during the Panthers' victory over Miami at Heinz Field last year. This year, Pitt lost in a game of ugly offenses. (Photo via Pete Madia/Pitt Athletics)

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

For the second year in a row, and nearly 10 years to the day since the infamous “13-9” win over West Virginia, a mediocre Pitt football team upset another No. 2 team in the nation. The victory over Miami marked a satisfying end to a frustrating rebuilding campaign for the Panthers. Pitt started of...

Pitt upsets No. 2 Miami, 24-14, to finish season

Quarterback Kenny Pickett threw for 193 yards and one touchdown, plus two rushing touchdowns, as the Panthers upset the previously undefeated Miami Hurricanes. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By David Leftwich / Senior Staff Writer

November 24, 2017

Playing the spoiler role for a second straight season, the Panthers pulled off their biggest upset win of the year conquering the previously undefeated No. 2 Miami Hurricanes 24-14 at Heinz Field. Marking its second straight year with a late-season victory against a top-three team, Pitt football (5-...

Preview: Hurricanes to blow away Panthers

Receiver Jester Weah breaks a tackle before running to the 1-yard line in the final minutes of Saturday’s loss to Virginia Tech. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

The Pitt football team has one game remaining to resurrect a season defined by missed opportunities. The Panthers’ bowl hopes are over, meaning they are motivated by just one thing — ruining their opponent’s perfect season. Pitt (4-7 overall, 2-5 ACC) hosts No. 2 Miami (10-0 overall, 7-0 ACC) Frida...

Chinaza Ndee earns second ACC Freshman of the Week honor

First year Chinaza Ndee received her second honor as ACC Freshman of the Week after recording five kills in the team’s match against Miami and nine kills in the team’s match against Florida State over the weekend. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Sports Editor

November 7, 2017

First-year volleyball player Chinaza Ndee earned her second ACC Freshman of the Week honor after her standout performance during the Panthers’ weekend domination of the Miami Hurricanes and the Florida State Seminoles. Ndee recorded five kills in Friday’s match against Miami and nine in Sunday’s match ag...

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