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In the shadow of The Mecca: Reflecting on the Pitt-NY basketball pipeline

First-year forward and Brooklyn native Justin Champagnie (11) was the leading scorer during Pitt’s 2019-20 season with 12.7 points per game.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

During the heyday of Pitt men’s basketball in the Big East conference — the period in which former head coach Jamie Dixon’s teams appeared in eight straight NCAA Tournaments between 2004 and 2011 — nearly every borough of New York City was represented on the Panthers’ roster.

Editorial: Make college tuition free

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a proposal Wednesday to make college more accessible for New Mexico residents.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 18, 2019

Free tuition is an investment in students that will hopefully help break the cycle of crippling college debt and unemployment we face today.

Opinion | New York sets example with new abortion law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference on Nov. 2, 2017, in New York.

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Columnist

February 12, 2019

The legislation is a landmark victory in the fight for women’s reproductive health-care rights.

What are the odds: NBA’s bottom teams look to tank

The Brooklyn Nets’ Jarrett Allen pulls down a rebound against the Orlando Magic on Friday, Jan. 18.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

NBA tanking season is now in full form, with teams trying to lose more games in hopes of a higher draft position.

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