The Pitt News

Sluggish second half stops Pitt’s ACC Tournament run

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) scored 16 points during Pitt’s 59-56 loss to Virginia on Saturday.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

But in their second game in 24 hours, Pitt (16-17 overall, 6-14 ACC) looked like the same worn-out, beat-up team that they had been since conference play began. They ran out of gas in the second half against NC State (20-12 overall, 11-10 ACC), losing 73-58 on Wednesday afternoon. 

Pitt drops sixth straight to NC State, 77-73

Sophomore guard Au’Diese Toney scored 15 points during Pitt’s 82-67 loss to Florida State on Tuesday.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 29, 2020

They traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday looking to snap another long skid against NC State (18-11 overall, 9-9 ACC), to whom the Panthers (15-15 overall, 6-13 ACC) have lost nine straight contests, but fell agonizingly short in a 77-73 loss. Poor free throw shooting made for long scoring droughts and the Wolfpack capitalized on their opponent’s mediocrity from the charity stripe. 

Wolfpack deal Pitt season-worst 88-44 loss

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) attempts to drive toward the hoop during Pitt’s 88-44 loss to NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

While the Panthers trailed by a manageable eight points at halftime, they collapsed in the second half en route to a season-worst 88-44 loss.

NC State overcomes Pitt late, 79-76

First-year forward Au'Diese Toney throws down a dunk.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball welcomed NC State to the Petersen Events Center Saturday afternoon and walked away with its seventh straight loss, falling to the Wolfpack 79-76.

No. 15 NC State narrowly escapes with 86-80 win over Pitt

Sophomore center Terrell Brown (21) , pictured here against Louisville, scored 10 points and led Pitt with eight rebounds against NC State.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 12, 2019

Panthers played exceptionally for most of the game, but made a few little mistakes that cost them what would have been a monumental second straight ACC win.

No. 8 Wolfpack mauls Pitt, 63-34

Senior forward Kauai Bradley (5) led the team with eight points during Pitt’s 34-63 loss to NC State Thursday evening.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

In a game which set a historically low scoring mark for the program, Pitt women’s basketball lost its second straight ACC game to No. 8 NC State, 63-34, on the road Thursday night.

What are the odds: Best bets from ACC Football to the NBA

Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Lawrence Cager (18) receives a first down pass in the first quarter as the University of Miami Hurricanes play the Clemson Tigers in the ACC Championship Game on Dec. 2, 2017, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

After a week that consisted of all four major U.S. sports leagues having games, “What are the Odds” is back to cover them all. This week, the Pitt News looks not just at the football, but basketball as well.

Men’s soccer scores crucial win over No. 12 NC State, 3-1

Sophomore Marcony Pimentel (10) celebrates with redshirt senior Robby Dambrot after completing Pitt’s first goal on NC State. (Photo by David Donlick | Staff Photographer)

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

After previously losing to No. 5 North Carolina and No. 6 Louisville — both by just one goal — the Panthers rebounded with a much-needed victory against the Wolfpack.

Pitt volleyball splits two-game home stand

Pitt women’s volleyball team is tied with NC State for No. 1 in the conference after their first ACC loss to NC State Sunday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

The Panthers volleyball team’s 13-game winning streak came to an end this weekend — but they still sit at the top of the ACC. In a weekend homestand at the Fitzgerald Field House, Pitt volleyball (16-5, 9-1 ACC) easily defeated North Carolina (10-8, 7-3 ACC) Friday, but lost to NC State (14-7, 9-1...

Gallery: NC State defeats Pitt, 35-17

(Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Thomas Yang and Anna Bongardino | TPN Staff

October 14, 2017


The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
nc state