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Pitt baseball sweeped No. 20 Miami for its first home ACC series win of the season this weekend. After eight pitches, including four straight foul balls, sophomore infielder Sky Duff unloaded a grand slam to right-center field during the first game.

Two grand slams help ‘Gritsburgh’ Pitt baseball sweep No. 20 Miami

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
Pitt baseball launched two grand slams en route to sweeping No. 20 Miami for its first home ACC series win of the season.
After knocking off rival West Virginia in the most recent edition of the Backyard Brawl, No. 24 Pitt Baseball (14-10, 9-9 ACC) will look to build on their momentum against the No. 18 Miami Hurricanes (17-8, 10-7 ACC) starting on Friday in Pittsburgh.

Preview: Pitt baseball hoping to make up ground in series vs. No. 18 Miami

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
After knocking off rival West Virginia in the most recent edition of the Backyard Brawl, No. 24 Pitt Baseball (14-10, 9-9 ACC) will look to build on their momentum when the No. 18 Miami Hurricanes (17-8, 10-7 ACC) come to town for a series starting on Friday. The Panthers will look to put an end
Nike Sibande (22) recorded season-highs in points (12), rebounds (7), shot attempts (13) and minutes (36) against the Florida State Seminoles last weekend.

Pitt falls 79-73 to Miami in ACC Tournament’s opening round

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor March 9, 2021
Pitt men’s basketball entered the ACC Tournament desperate to pull themselves out of a downward spiral that goes back months.  It began when the Panthers (10-12 overall, 6-10 ACC) dropped a one-point contest to Wake Forest on Jan. 23, snowballed into a streak during which they lost nine of 11, reached its climax when junior stars Xavier Johnson and Au’Diese Toney transferred and ends with a 79-73 loss to under-manned Miami (9-16 overall, 4-15 ACC) on the first day of the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina. 
Pitt star forward Justin Champagnie announced on Tuesday that he will

Confounding basketball season to conclude with ACC Tournament

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer March 9, 2021
After a long and bumpy ride, the ACC men’s basketball regular season has finally come to an end, and there will be no shortage of storylines as the ACC Tournament approaches. The matchups were finalized after the completion of the regular season on Saturday night.
The Pitt women's basketball team lost 72-68 against the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday night inside the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt women’s basketball blows 23-point first quarter lead to Miami in return to action

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
Miami snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat against Pitt women’s basketball on Thursday night, overcoming a 23-point first quarter deficit to defeat Pitt 72-68.
Ithiel Horton scored 18 points in the Panthers' 70-55 win over Miami

Horton corrects cold shooting, Panthers crush ‘Canes 70-55

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor December 16, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball (5-1 overall, 1-0 ACC) made their longest road trip of the season on Wednesday night and came away with a win against a shorthanded Miami (3-2 overall, 0-1 ACC). Junior forward Au’Diese Toney’s efficient scoring was aided by a breakout performance from redshirt sophomore guard Ithiel Horton in the victory.
Pitt football fell to No. 13 Miami Hurricanes Saturday with a 31-19 loss.

Panthers fall painfully short in third straight loss

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Pitt football’s promising start to the season is by now a relic of the distant past, as the team continued its recent struggles Saturday with a 31-19 loss to the No. 13 Miami Hurricanes.
Pitt women’s soccer celebrated its last home game of the season with a 2-0 bounce-back win against the Miami Hurricanes.

Pitt women’s soccer concludes home slate with Senior Day win

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Pitt women’s soccer (9-3-0, 3-3-0) celebrated its last home game of the season with a 2-0 bounce-back win against the Miami Hurricanes (0-7-0, 0-6-0), solidifying a 4-1 record at home.
First-year wide receiver Jordan Addison led Pitt with eight catches for 147 yards in Saturday's loss at Miami

Shorthanded Panthers come up short in 31-19 loss at No. 13 Miami

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor October 17, 2020
Pitt headed into a favorable matchup three weeks ago with a prime opportunity for the program’s first 4-0 start since 2000. The season looks a lot different now after the Panthers dropped their third straight game, a 31-19 loss at No. 13 Miami.
Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett’s health is questionable due to an ankle injury sustained during last week's game against Boston College.

Preview: Panthers continue losing skid against Canes

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer October 16, 2020
Coming off back-to-back losses, the Pitt Panthers (3-2, 2-2 ACC) travel to South Beach to take on the No. 13 Miami Hurricanes (3-1, 2-1 ACC) Saturday at noon on the ACC Network. The Panthers are eager to redeem themselves after last week’s heartbreaking overtime loss to Boston College.
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