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Pitt ends losing streak, beats Clemson, 58-42

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 14 points against Clemson during Pitt’s 58-42 victory Thursday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

In a battle of ACC bottom dwellers, the Pitt women’s basketball team ended its four-game losing streak, winning 58-42 against Clemson. The win was the first for the Panthers (10-13 overall, 2-8 ACC) since Jan. 14, when they beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 68-62. The win — the team’s first ...

Panthers swept away by Hurricanes, 69-57

Junior Jared Wilson-Frame (0) was the leading scorer against Miami Wednesday night, finishing with 17 points. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team continued its trend of poor play late in games Wednesday night at Miami. As in their previous two contests, the Panthers held a lead in the latter part of the second half, but they failed to maintain that lead and fell to the Hurricanes, 69-57. With Miami’s (16-5 ...

Panthers drop ninth straight, lose to Syracuse, 60-55

Senior Guard Jared Wilson-Frame (0) attempts a layup during Pitt's 60-55 loss to Syracuse. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team seemed closer than ever to winning its first ACC game of the season after Wednesday’s close loss to NC State. The Panthers came into Saturday’s home game looking to amend the late-game mistakes that cost them their previous match. Instead, Pitt (8-14 overall, 0-9 ACC) once a...

Pitt loses late to NC State, 72-68

First-year guard Parker Stewart scored two points while going 0-4 from three-point range. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Despite playing its best in-conference game of the season, the Pitt men’s basketball team came up short of a crucial victory and let a 15-point lead slip away — dropping its eighth straight ACC game, 72-68, to the NC State Wolfpack. Playing in front of a home crowd in the ACC’s late-night 9 p.m...

Point-Counterpoint: Stallings should go

Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings has led the Panthers’ on their worst season this year since 2000. (Photo by John Hamilton | Contributing Editor)

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Currently winless in conference play this season and 4-21 overall in the ACC during his time at Pitt, Kevin Stallings has done little to establish Pitt or himself in the ACC. In two years, Stallings has coached the Panthers to a 55-point loss at home against Louisville and a 35-point loss on nati...

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team couldn’t capitalize on another strong performance from redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop, falling to the undefeated No. 2 Louisville Cardinals, 77-51 — despite Diop’s 26 points. The Panthers (9-10 overall, 1-5 ACC) had the game as close as seven at a point in t...

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 69-54

First-year forward Shamiel Stevenson scored 9 points during Pitt's 69-54 loss to Georgia Tech Saturday. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

January 13, 2018

Coming off of an embarrassing defeat to the No. 7 Duke Blue Devils, the Pitt men’s basketball team was poised for its first ACC win of the season against less daunting competition. But, a stout Georgia Tech defense was enough to stymie Pitt's offense and earn a 69-54 victory, leaving Pitt still win...

Luther ruled out for the season

Pitt announced senior forward Ryan Luther’s (4) foot injury will prevent him from playing another game this season. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

January 12, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team has played its last seven games without its only senior, forward Ryan Luther, and on Thursday Pitt announced on its website that Pitt will finish the season without him. Luther went down during Pitt’s Dec. 9 game against West Virginia with a stress reaction in his right foot. On T...

Stallings needs to keep comments off court

Men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings was criticized by the media and fans for yelling back at a Louisville fan during Pitt’s 77-51 loss to the Cardinals. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Colin Martin | For The Pitt News

January 9, 2018

Yelling at opposing players, coaches and fans from the stands is common practice during college sporting events. But not as common is for players and coaches to yell back — unless you’re Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings, who did just that to a fan in the stands toward the end of last week’s game ...

Women’s basketball poised for potential upset

Junior forward Kalista Walters became one of four ACC players to make all 12 field goal attempts during the Panthers 87-49 win to Chicago State on New Year’s Eve.  (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Alex Lehmbeck | For The Pitt News

January 8, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team came within one point of North Carolina before a heartbreaking 68-67 defeat on Sunday. Pitt’s most recent loss was its second in a row and fourth of the winter break. The Panthers are now 8-8, going 2-4 during the break. They earned wins against Bucknell and Chic...

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