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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 7, 2018

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney was just two foul shots away from giving Pitt the victory against UNC Sunday afternoon, but failed to hit either as Pitt lost, 68-67, and stayed winless in the ACC at 0-3. The...

Head football coach Pat Narduzzi continues to avoid naming either Ben DiNucci or Kenny Pickett as the team’s starting quarterback. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Narduzzi reflects on bad performance against UNC

By Abbot Zuk | Staff Writer November 13, 2017

With another lackluster performance from the Panthers football team — this time in the Thursday evening loss to North Carolina — head coach Pat Narduzzi is back at square one. During his press...

Oregon, Gonzaga, South Carolina try to brace for Final Four experience

By Shannon Ryan | Chicago Tribune (TNS) March 30, 2017

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Final Four is an event where stars become star struck and distractions are plentiful. Fulfilling a request from Nike, Kobe Bryant visited Oregon and Gonzaga locker rooms. South...

UNC rallies late, defeats Arkansas, 72-65, to advance to Sweet 16

By Andrew Carter | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS) March 19, 2017

GREENVILLE, S.C. North Carolina stared the end of its season in the face on Sunday — the end of so many dreams and hopes, and the end of a long pursuit of redemption that has driven this team for...

Junior Giorgiana Zeremenko (21) drove in five runs at North Carolina on Sunday, but it wasnt enough for Pitt to avoid a three-game sweep. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

No. 21 Pitt softball team swept in ACC opener at North Carolina

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 7, 2017

The Pitt softball team’s momentum has evaporated after a remarkable start to the season. The No. 21 Panthers (12-5 overall, 0-3 ACC) opened up conference play over the weekend in Chapel Hill, North...

ACC Tournament

Panthers’ season ends in 72-60 loss vs. UNC at ACC Tournament

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor March 2, 2017

In last year’s ACC Tournament, North Carolina’s Jamie Cherry tried her best to spoil the Pitt women’s basketball team’s season, but the Panthers prevailed. This time around, the Tar Heels’...

Pitt center Rozelle Nix (25) ignited the crowd with a huge block against North Carolina, but it wasnt enough as the Tar Heels rolled to an 85-67 win. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

No. 8 Tar Heels thrash Pitt on Senior Day, 85-67

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer February 25, 2017

A little less than a month ago, the Pitt men’s basketball team played one of its best games of the season in an 80-78 loss against the North Carolina Tar Heels. On Senior Day on Saturday at the Petersen...

Pitt sophomore Cameron Johnson scored 24 points on six threes in Tuesdays 80-78 loss to UNC. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

Pitt almost shocks No. 12 UNC in 80-78 loss

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor January 31, 2017

Expectations were low for the Pitt men's basketball team going into Tuesday night’s game on the road against the North Carolina Tar Heels. After losing six games in a row and falling to last place...

Pitt senior Jamel Artis attempts a shot during the Panthers loss to UNC in the 2016 ACC Tournament. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

No end in sight for Panthers’ skid with trip to Carolina looming

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 30, 2017

Most teams would relish the opportunity to travel to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for a chance to knock off one of the most storied programs in college basketball on national television. But the way...

Pitts Taleb Rahmani defeated UNCs Joey Moon 8-4, but the Panthers lost the dual meet, 20-16. Donny Falk | Staff Photographer

North Carolina Tar Heels top Pitt wrestling, 20-16

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 30, 2017

The No. 24 Pitt wrestling team got one experienced starter back Saturday against North Carolina: senior 149-pounder Mikey Racciato. But junior Dom Forys — the team’s top-ranked wrestler — missed...

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