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

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

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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

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

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

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 volleyball splits two-game home stand

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

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

Gallery: NC State defeats Pitt, 35-17

By Thomas Yang and Anna Bongardino | TPN Staff

October 14, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Visual

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Wolfpack devours Panthers, 35-17

Wolfpack devours Panthers, 35-17

By Jordan Mondell and Mackenzie Rodrigues | TPN Staff

October 14, 2017


Filed under 2. Featured, Football

Homecoming weekend will not see any victory lights as the Pitt football team fell to No. 20 NC State at Heinz Field Saturday. Outfitted in retro royal blue and maize, the Panthers kept up with their opponent for the first half, but the Wolfpack broke away to a 35-17 win after lapses in defense and...

Prediction: NC State Wolfpack to win

Prediction: NC State Wolfpack to win

By Alex Lehmbeck | For The Pitt News

October 12, 2017


Filed under Football

When the Panthers host No. 20 North Carolina State for Pitt’s homecoming game Saturday, the odds are certainly against Pitt to come out with a win. A three-point loss to Syracuse brought the Panthers’ (2-4, 0-2 ACC) ugly season to a midway point. Shortly after reemerging as Pitt’s starting quarterback, redshirt ...

Pitt softball secures series win over NC State

Pitt softball secures series win over NC State

By Rebecca Sauers | Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt softball team has experienced a somewhat disappointing year — seeing a 9-0 start turn into a 23-21 record — but senior Kaitlin Manuel walked off with a win on Sunday at Vartabedian Field. Down three in the seventh inning, the team rallied to send the game into extra innings before first-year...

Pitt tennis falls in North Carolina to Duke, NC State

Pitt tennis falls in North Carolina to Duke, NC State

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Riding a four-game losing streak, the Pitt women’s tennis team looked to turn its season around during this weekend’s trip to North Carolina. Unfortunately for the Panthers (3-10, 0-8 ACC), the weekend brought no respite. The team played against No. 17 Duke in Durham Saturday and No. 26 North Ca...

Volleyball captures crucial weekend of five-set Carolina matches

Volleyball captures crucial weekend of five-set Carolina matches

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

October 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Once sophomore Kamalani Akeo slammed down the final service ace onto the court, there was no stopping the Pitt women’s volleyball team from rejoicing a pair of weekend victories against two reputable North Carolina teams. Not only do the wins make a NCAA tournament bid a serious possibility for ...

Pitt women’s soccer finishes season in OT loss to NC State, 2-1

Pitt women’s soccer finishes season in OT loss to NC State, 2-1

By Alessandro Conway | Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In the last act of a troubled season for the Pitt women's soccer team, the Panthers’ hopes for an end-of-season revival were dashed by North Carolina State in overtime. The Panthers (2-15-1, 1-9-0 ACC) came into Raleigh, North Carolina, after getting edged out 2-0 at home against Duke last Sunday, where ...

Jamie Dixon putting NC State loss in rearview mirror

Jamie Dixon putting NC State loss in rearview mirror

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With frigid temperatures and possible snowfall looming, the Pitt men’s basketball team will escape the tundra and memories of a loss earlier than expected. The Panthers will travel to Tallahassee Friday morning, hoping to move past a tough loss to the North Carolina State Wolfpack as they prepare t...

Pitt basketball notebook: Dixon, Robinson speak on NC State

Pitt basketball notebook: Dixon, Robinson speak on NC State

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Sporting a 2-0 record at the Petersen Events Center since Pitt joined the ACC, North Carolina State won’t quiver in fear against the 14-2 Pitt Panthers. Head coach Jamie Dixon and James Robinson talked to the press on Monday, discussing NC State players Anthony “Cat” Barber and BeeJay Anya as well ...

NC State’s Barber proves to be cut above Pitt defense

NC State’s Barber proves to be cut above Pitt defense

By Jasper Wilson / Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Cats are known for being fast, and Cat Barber is no exception.North Carolina State’s starting point guard, whose given name is Anthony, proved as much when he used his speed to great effect on Wednesday night, scoring a career-high 34 points, 21 of which came in the first half,...

March Sadness: Panthers fall to NC State in first ACC tournament game

March Sadness: Panthers fall to NC State in first ACC tournament game

By Dan Sostek / Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

GREENSBORO, NC- The Pitt men’s basketball team was outmatched Wednesday evening in the second round of the ACC tournament, as the North Carolina State Wolfpack devoured the Panthers in Greensboro by a final score of 81-70.NC State was led by sophomore guard Anthony “Cat” Barber, who tallied a ...

Werth’s second half goal less to tie with Wolfpack

Werth’s second half goal less to tie with Wolfpack

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In its second ACC game of the season, Pitt men’s soccer came from behind to draw against NC State.Forward Cory Werth tied the game in the second half off a post rebound that found its way to his right foot. The goal was his first of the season and saved the Panthers (2-2-2, 0-1-1) ACC) from a secon...

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