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Column: Suzie McConnell-Serio needed to go

Suzie McConnell-Serio is the third coach to be dismissed by athletics director Heather Lyke. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

Pitt Athletics decided to uproot the second basketball program this offseason as it fired women’s coach Suzie McConnell-Serio Thursday. McConnell-Serio spent five years as head coach with the Panthers but didn’t have much success, going 67-87 overall and 22-58 in the ACC. Pitt had a record of 10-20 a...

Syracuse crushes Pitt, 72-50

Syracuse crushes Pitt, 72-50

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

In front of a raucous crowd of 13,000 people at the Carrier Dome, the Pitt’s women’s basketball team lost to Syracuse and missed another chance to get an ACC win on the road. The Panthers (9-11 overall, 1-6 ACC) fell to the Orange (15-5 overall, 3-4 ACC) 70-52, despite keeping the game close e...

Pitt tops Georgia Tech, gets first ACC win of the season

Alayna Gribble, sophomore, scored a career-high 29 points in Pitt’s 68-62 first ACC victory of the year.  (Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor

January 14, 2018

Pitt sophomore guard Alayna Gribble scored her last point of the day at the free throw line to give the Pitt women’s basketball team a 68-62 lead with one second left in Sunday’s game against Georgia Tech. Gribble scored a career-high 29 points in Pitt’s 68-62 victory as the Panthers claimed their f...

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