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Football Takeaways: Panthers suffer self-inflicted setback to Miami

Football Takeaways: Panthers suffer self-inflicted setback to Miami

By Trent Leonard and Stephen Thompson

October 27, 2019

The past week surrounding Pitt football had been filled with hope and optimism. Talk of New Year’s Six bowls and double-digit wins filled the thoughts, Twitter posts and column inches of spectators and fans. But ominous clouds on Saturday foreshadowed the foggy future that now remains for Pitt following its deflating 16-12 loss to Miami this weekend.

Hurricanes spoil Homecoming, beat Pitt 16-12

Hurricanes spoil Homecoming, beat Pitt 16-12

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

Pitt failed to find the end zone and allowed Miami to score a late go-ahead touchdown to fall 16-12 on Homecoming.

Panthers to survive the Homecoming Hurricane

Panthers to survive the Homecoming Hurricane

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

After back-to-back games on the road, it is appropriate that Pitt football returns to the friendly confines of Heinz Field on Homecoming Weekend. The Pittsburgh Panthers (5-2, 2-1 ACC) will host the Miami Hurricanes (3-4, 1-3 ACC) for a noon kickoff in Pittsburgh.

Narduzzi talks Canes, Coastal, calmness under pressure

Narduzzi talks Canes, Coastal, calmness under pressure

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Pat Narduzzi made it clear at his weekly press conference that he doesn't care about rankings, predictions or past games — his only focus is beating Pitt's next opponent, which this week happens to be Miami.

Free throw woes doom Pitt in 76-63 loss at Miami

Free throw woes doom Pitt in 76-63 loss at Miami

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Turnovers, poor free throw shooting and bad rebounding prevented Pitt from coming out on top at Miami and the Panthers lost their 13th straight game.

Pitt falls to No. 25 Miami in 12th annual Pink the Pete game

Pitt falls to No. 25 Miami in 12th annual Pink the Pete game

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team suffered its 11th straight loss at Sunday’s 12th annual Pink the Pete game, falling 65-51 to Miami.

Takeaways: Pitt reverted back to its old self against Miami

Takeaways: Pitt reverted back to its old self against Miami

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

While Pitt’s 24-3 loss against Miami on Saturday was far from good, the implications weren’t too bad. Aside from snapping its four game win streak, the loss will likely drop them from the top 25 rankings and give them a lesser bowl game. But Pitt will still be playing in the ACC Championship on Saturday.

Hurricanes blow Pitt away, 24-3, in regular-season finale

Hurricanes blow Pitt away, 24-3, in regular-season finale

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 24, 2018

The Panthers didn’t look like themselves at Miami Saturday afternoon, earning just 200 total yards of offense and falling 24-3 to the Hurricanes.

Minor leaguers recount major inconveniences

Minor leaguers recount major inconveniences

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Editor

November 15, 2018

Before you can live like a professional baseball player, you have to get through some tough years in the minor leagues. That means long bus rides, living with host families and at times sleeping with bed bugs.

Week 5 ACC Power Rankings

Week 5 ACC Power Rankings

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

The highest rankings in the ACC are still up for grabs as of now. With Clemson seemingly dominating once again, there may be other unexpected teams to look out for. Here's a glance at the current power struggle within the conference.

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