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Pitt secures last-place finish with 73-54 loss to Miami

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris scored 22 points against Miami Sunday, making it the fourth game this year where she has scored 20 or more points as a first-year player. She is the first Pitt player to accomplish this feat since former Pitt star Briana Kiesel did it in the 2011-12 season.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball looked to end their regular season on a high note in Miami on Sunday, hoping to get their first road win in ACC play this season and stop their long losing streak. Instead, the Hurricanes controlled the game from start to finish, shot the ball efficiently and outscored Pitt 62-36 in the first three quarters on the way to a 73-54 route. 

Sophomore stars come up clutch in 62-57 win vs. Miami

Au’Diese Toney prepares to shoot against Miami Sunday afternoon.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 2, 2020

The Panthers (14-8 overall, 5-6 ACC) had dropped seven straight to the Hurricanes (11-10 overall, 3-7 ACC) before defeating the Hurricanes, 62-57, at the Petersen Events Center this weekend. 

Sluggish start dooms Pitt basketball at Miami

Sophomore guard Trey McGowens (2) maneuvers the ball between Wake Forest’s Andrien White and Isaiah Mucius.

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.

Football Takeaways: Panthers suffer self-inflicted setback to Miami

Redshirt sophomore Todd Sibley Jr. (23) stiff-arms Miami sophomore safety Amari Carter (05) to fight for extra yards before being shoved out of bounds.

By Trent Leonard and Stephen Thompson

October 28, 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

Taysir Mack comforts Aaron Mathews on the sidelines following Pitt's 16-12 Homecoming loss.

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

Kenny Pickett has topped the 200-yard mark in every game but one this season.

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

October 24, 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’s Panthers have cumulatively outscored their opponents by a single point.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 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

Sophomore center Terrell Brown (21) was held to just one point against Miami Tuesday night.

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

Sophomore center Cara Judkins (11) attempts a layup during Sunday’s Pink the Petersen game against Miami.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 11, 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

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett fumbles the ball during Pitt’s game against Virginia Tech earlier this month.

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.

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