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Panthers fall victim to post-FSU hangover, Nicholls, 75-70

Sophomore Xavier Johnson (1) rushes around Nicholls State's defense.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to a post-Florida State hangover and lost 75-70 to Nicholls State on Saturday afternoon. Now, Jeff Capel and his squad are forced to revisit their preseason mantra before a road contest with Robert Morris.

Better know a non-conference opponent: Nicholls State

Nicholls State guard Dexter McClanahan dribbles the ball during Tuesday night's game against Illinois.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

Get to know Pitt’s first non-conference opponent of the season — the plucky, up-and-coming Nicholls State Colonels — before Saturday's game.

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