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Panthers fall victim to post-FSU hangover, Nicholls, 75-70

Panthers fall victim to post-FSU hangover, Nicholls, 75-70

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to a post-Florida State hangover and lost 75-70 to Nicholls State on Saturday afternoon. Now, Jeff Capel and his squad are forced to revisit their preseason mantra before a road contest with Robert Morris.

Johnson, McGowens pilot Pitt’s budding ballers

Johnson, McGowens pilot Pitt’s budding ballers

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball is less than one week away from taking the Petersen Events Center floor for the first time this year amid high expectations. But NCAA Tournament bids — an explicit goal of this year’s Panthers — aren’t handed out in October. So how will they try to achieve that goal?

“Don’t call me Ryan” Murphy could be the marksman Pitt needs

“Don’t call me Ryan” Murphy could be the marksman Pitt needs

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

With Pitt losing nearly half its 3-point production from last season, the Panthers need a shooter they can rely on. Enter JUCO transfer Ryan Murphy.

Editorial: Saccone would underserve Pennsylvania’s 18th District

Editorial: Saccone would underserve Pennsylvania’s 18th District

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 14, 2017

With the Republican Party’s announcement of their nominee over the weekend, the race to replace disgraced former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., just got a little more eccentric. Rick Saccone, currently a member of the state legislature for the town of Elizabeth, received the nod from the state Republican ...

’12 Years a Slave’ an unwavering glimpse at Antebellum South

’12 Years a Slave’ an unwavering glimpse at Antebellum South

By Brett Murphy / Senior Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

"12 Years a Slave"Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'oDirected by: Steve McQueenGrade: ADangling from a noose, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) tiptoes in the mud until sundown, fighting strangulation. While the cicadas buzz overhead and ch...

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