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No. 18 NC State snaps Pitt’s two-game winning streak, 55-42

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise tallied a team-high 11 points against NC State Thursday night. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 27, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team rode a two-game winning streak into Raleigh, North Carolina, but that momentum came to end Thursday night against the No. 18 North Carolina State Wolfpack. NC State (16-5 overall, 6-2 ACC) used its stingy defense to contain the Panthers’ outside threats in a 55-...

Panthers riding momentum into Raleigh vs. No. 18 NC State

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise enters Thursday night's matchup with No. 18 NC State coming off a career-best performance against Virginia. Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team’s showdown with the Virginia Cavaliers Sunday afternoon was set up to be a turning point for the Panthers’ season, win or lose. In a battle of teams with identical 2-3 records in the ACC, the winner would move to 3-3 in conference play and rise to the middle...

Editor’s Picks: Greatest Games of 2016

Pitt running back James Conner rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers' 42-39 victory over Penn State. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 20, 2017

No. 3. — Sept. 10 - Pitt 42, Penn State 39 With 69,983 people in attendance — a record for a Pittsburgh sporting event — this game’s fame was set to reach epic proportions before the players even stepped on the field. The pregame atmosphere at Heinz Field on Sept. 10 was teeming with ener...

Panthers drop fourth straight at NC State, 79-74

Pitt senior forward Michael Young scored a game-high 25 points in the Panthers' 79-74 loss at NC State Tuesday. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Although the Pitt men’s basketball team received a strong performance by Michael Young, it wasn’t enough for the Panthers Tuesday night. In a close game, the Panthers fell to the North Carolina State Wolfpack in Raleigh, 79-74. Pitt’s senior forward Young rebounded from the worst game of his college career w...

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