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First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) accounted for 26 of Pitt’s points during the Panthers' 78-73 loss to the Nittany Lions.

Harris’ big night not enough in 78-73 loss to PSU

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor December 6, 2019
Pitt women's basketball lost 78-73 in a game that served as a breakthrough for first-year guard Dayshanette Harris.
Pennsylvania State University's College Hall.

Editorial: Penn State’s fraternity report card is a step forward, other universities must participate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 18, 2019
The colleges that did not provide data are failing the safety of their students, and possibly other students nationally.
Junior Alexander Dexter (13) rushes after the ball alongside University of Denver’s Destan Norman (8).

Pitt men’s soccer succumbs to PSU, 3-1

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer October 16, 2019
After knocking off No. 22 Virginia Tech last Friday, the Panthers couldn’t maintain their momentum and fell 3-1 at Penn State on Tuesday night.
The Panthers moved to 15-0 in the ACC after a 3-1 win over FSU on Friday

Nittany Lions nip Pitt’s perfect start

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer September 22, 2019
In front of a record-breaking crowd, No. 6 Pitt volleyball fell to No. 4 Penn State at the Petersen Events Center on Sunday afternoon in a thrilling 3-2 loss.
First-year setter Lexis Akeo (1) and junior Kayla Lund (23), pictured here against Duquesne on Sept. 7, led Pitt in assists and kills, respectively, against PSU.

Unrivaled: No. 6 Pitt stays perfect with sweep at No. 4 PSU

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer September 21, 2019
Pitt volleyball made a huge statement Friday night, sweeping Penn State in Happy Valley to preserve its undefeated season.
Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) is tackled for a loss right outside of the Penn State goal line.

Film Study: Reliving Pitt’s goal-line collapse

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 20, 2019
It’s now been six days since Pitt football lost in heartbreaking fashion to Penn State, so let's break down exactly what went wrong on the goal line.
First-year Lexis Akeo (1) talks with teammate Chinaza Ndee.

Pitt, Penn State prepare for paramount volleyball series

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer September 18, 2019
The Petersen Events Center will play host to possibly the most anticipated home volleyball match in Pitt’s history on Sunday. The undefeated No. 6 Panthers will face off against rival and No. 4 team in the country, Penn State.
Defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman (97) posted a career-high six tackles and added 1.5 sacks, bringing his team leading total for the season to 4.5.

Football Takeaways: Twyman and the defense prove true to hype, while the offense continues to disappoint

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer September 15, 2019
So close and yet so far — Pitt football was within a yard of closing its rivalry with Penn State out with a colossal upset Saturday at Beaver Stadium, but came up short in a 17-10 loss.
After getting shut out in the first quarter, Pitt turned in an exceptional second quarter to go into halftime 10-10 against Penn State at Beaver Stadium.

Halftime Update: Pitt and Penn State draw even at 10

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 14, 2019
It was a tale of two quarters for Pitt football in the first half of its 100th and possibly final matchup at in-state rival Penn State.
The Nittany Lion looks like a cheap knockoff.

Top Ten | Things worth creating a new rivalry with Penn State over

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 12, 2019
Nittany Lions, save yourselves now and quit like Bret Stephens quit Twitter. Here are 10 new rivalry options where we’d beat Penn State.
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