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Filip Mirkovic (21) kicks the ball during the men’s soccer game vs. Notre Dame last Wednesday at Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Men’s soccer secures No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament

By Chris Cornejo, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Pitt men’s soccer will enter the 2021 NCAA tournament as a No. 5 seed with a bye in the first round. The Panthers regular-season success has them poised to make their mark on the NCAA College Cup.
Ithiel Horton made five 3-pointers in the Panthers 89-59 win over Northern Illinois

3-point barrage gives Pitt blowout 89-59 win over Northern Illinois

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor December 5, 2020
Nonconference games against non-power five programs aren’t supposed to be stressful. The Panthers first two games of the season featured tight matchups, but Pitt (2-1) finally earned a worry-free blowout victory on Saturday, defeating the Northern Illinois Huskies (0-3) 89-59 at the Petersen Events Center.
Sophomore guard Trey McGowens (2) goes up for a dunk during Pitt’s 63-50 victory over Monmouth.

Late run pushes Pitt past NIU, 59-50

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor December 16, 2019
Metal plus time equals rust. And when you leave a basketball team to rest in the Steel City for 10 days, they’re bound to develop some rust as well. Finals week kept Pitt men’s basketball idle for ten days before hosting Northern Illinois on Monday night. 
Matt Canada enters his first year as Pitts offensive coordinator in 2016.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

O, Canada: Matt Canada’s coaching journey

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2016

It was 5:30 in the morning in 1996. Instead of sleeping, a then 23-year-old Matt Canada was hanging a banner for the Indianapolis 500 on a bridge on 16th Street in the city. He was serving as Butler University’s...

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