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Local recruit Alayna Gribble feels right at home at the Pete

Incoming Pitt women's basketball recruit Alayna Gribble has already won two WPIAL titles on her new home court. Courtesy of Alayna Gribble
August 21, 2016

On Feb. 27, 2016, the undefeated Norwin High School Knights –– led by star junior Alayna Gribble –– trailed the North Allegheny Senior High School Tigers, 49-36, entering the fourth quarter of...

McConnell-Serio, Team USA bring home the gold from Chile

Pitt women's basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio and the Panthers will face their first ACC opponent, Miami, on Monday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m.
July 17, 2016

One week after Pitt volleyball head coach Dan Fisher led the United States to bronze medals at the Pan Am Cup, women’s basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio upped the ante by guiding Team USA to...

Pitt releases 2016-17 men’s basketball non-conference schedule

Pitt releases 2016-17 men's basketball non-conference schedule
June 28, 2016

The University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball team released its 2016-2017 non-conference schedule Tuesday in an announcement from head coach Kevin Stallings. In addition to the Panthers’ loaded ACC...

Stallings & Son: Two paths to Pittsburgh

Jacob Stallings batting for the Indianapolis Indians. Courtesy of Adam Pintar
May 31, 2016

The Stallings family was sitting around one day in 2012, casually discussing plans for their eldest son Jacob’s upcoming wedding. Who would they invite? Who were the groomsmen? Then came the big one,...

2016-17 Sports: Minors might outdo majors

DB Jordan Whitehead has been named to multiple prestigious preseason awards watch lists for 2016. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer
May 31, 2016

Although the gray Pittsburgh winter has passed, the fog surrounding the University of Pittsburgh’s sports teams remains. After several major changes in the University’s big-name sports, including...

Stallings finalizes staff with hiring of assistant Kevin Sutton

April 13, 2016

New Pitt basketball head coach Kevin Stallings finalized his coaching staff on Wednesday afternoon, as the school announced the hiring of Kevin Sutton as its third and final assistant coach. Sutton most...

After fast start, Pitt basketball looks for answers

Jamie Dixon looks on as his team struggles.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
February 15, 2016

After a 14-1 start to the season, the Pitt men’s basketball team seemed like a shoo-in selection for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. That record came against a soft schedule, but the Panthers...

Second half run propels Pitt basketball past Detroit

Michael Young scored a game-high 21 points
Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor
November 20, 2015

For a brief moment in the second half, Pitt’s chances of beating Detroit seemed in doubt, with the visitors taking a one point lead. A 25-5 run, though, would wipe away any shred of uncertainty, as...

Fearsome foes: Pitt men’s basketball’s five toughest teams

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team will be one of Pitt's toughest opponents this season. Pitt News File Photo
November 2, 2015

After a difficult season one year ago, the Pitt men’s basketball team’s road to rebounding won’t get any easier. With the 2015-16 college basketball season imminent, the Panthers will return to...

Pitt looks to build momentum Saturday against Georgia Tech

Pitt looks to build momentum Saturday against Georgia Tech
January 15, 2015

Aron Phillips-Nwankwo might have known that his opportunity was coming on Wednesday night. His head coach had, after all, hinted at it earlier in the week.After a few big plays during Wednesday night’s...

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