The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pittsburgh quarterback Davis Beville (17) looks to pass against Michigan State during the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in Atlanta.

Pitt’s ‘next man up’ mentality not enough in Peach Bowl, fall to Michigan State 31-21

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor December 30, 2021
Pitt fell to the Michigan State Spartans 31-21 on Thursday night despite holding the Spartans to just 56 yards rushing.
Michigan State quarterback Payton Thorne throws a pass during their game against Penn State in November, in East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State won 30-27.

Pitt draws favorable matchup in Peach Bowl vs. Michigan State

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
The Spartan running game will test Pitt’s defense in the Peach Bowl, but the Panthers, led by Heisman Trophy finalist Kenny Pickett, appear poised to exploit Michigan State’s weak secondary.
Defensive back Erick Hallett II (31) yells after being named the most valuable player of the ACC Championship game.

Pitt to play No. 10 Michigan State in Peach Bowl game on Dec. 30

By Dalton Coppola and Stephen Thompson December 5, 2021
Pitt football will play in the Peach Bowl game on Dec. 30 against No. 10 Michigan State. The team won its first-ever ACC championship Saturday night in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi called the NCAA nonexistent in his Zoom press conference Monday

‘I’m here at Pitt’: Narduzzi squashes MSU speculation

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor February 6, 2020
After rumors of Narduzzi heading to Michigan State started to swirl after Dantonio’s retirement Tuesday, the Pitt head coach put those notions to bed Wednesday, both with a press conference and an A+ tweet.
Auburns Anfernee McLemore sails past Kentuckys PJ Washington for a shot during the second half of the NCAA Midwest Regional Final on March 31 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Auburn beat Kentucky, 77-71, in overtime.

Sluggish Sweet 16 dwarfed by Electric Elite Eight

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer April 1, 2019
The Sweet 16 featured a number of blowouts and left fans hungry for more, but the Elite Eight made up for it with late-game drama.
 Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo talk to guard Miles Bridges (22) during second-half action against Indiana Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing, Michigan. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

Michigan State just part of the problem

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer February 1, 2018

In a courtroom in Lansing, Michigan, Wednesday, Jan. 24, a small amount of justice was served. The unfortunate truth of justice is that it’s often preceded by a great deal of pain. In this case, it took...

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