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The Orange beat Panthers to a pulp, 59-45

First-year guard Parker Stewart (1) scored 23 points during Pitt’s 59-45 loss to Syracuse Tuesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)
January 17, 2018

Coming off a five-game losing streak, Pitt was looking for redemption in a matchup against Syracuse on a snowy Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome. Instead, the streak extended to six, as the Panthers (8-11,...

No timeouts: Balling over break

Senior forward Ryan Luther makes a successful layup during the Panthers' loss to the West Virginia Mountaineers Saturday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)
December 10, 2017

Being a Division I athlete comes with undeniable perks — official gear, tuition aid and the chance to be on television. But athletes miss out on a lot — including enjoying a full winter break of relaxation...

3 times Pitt beat the clock

Pitt's Levance Fields (2) shoots the game-winning three with six seconds remaining in overtime. Pitt defeated Duke, 65-64, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Thursday, December 20, 2007. (Ted Richardson/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)
December 10, 2017

It’s those last-minute moments, when the game is close and time is expiring, that make a game exciting for fans to watch. Whether it’s basketball, soccer or football, buzzer-beating scores can turn...

Mountaineers take down Panthers in Backyard Brawl

First-year forward Shamiel Stevenson, who finished with 12 points in Pitt's loss to WVU, dunks in the first half. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)
December 9, 2017

Down 18 at the half, Pitt men’s basketball nearly mounted a second-half comeback, but West Virginia’s aggressive defense held the young Panther team in the final minutes. Though Pitt came within...

City Game reclaimed: Panthers defeat Dukes, 76-64

The Panthers celebrate after winning the City Game against the Duquesne Dukes 76-64. (Photo by Thomas Yang / Senior Staff Photographer)
December 1, 2017

In an encouraging sign for the young Pitt men’s basketball team, the Panthers accomplished something that last year’s team was unable to do — record a victory over Duquesne, in the annual City Game...

Nittany Lions level Panthers, 85-54, in Progressive Legends Classic semi-final

Jonathan Milligan started the second half of the Panthers' Monday night game against Penn State with five points. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)
November 20, 2017

In a semi-final matchup of the Progressive Legends Classic versus Penn State, the Pitt men’s basketball team was annihilated by its in-state foe, falling 85-54 in a game that was essentially over by...

Panthers chase down Gauchos, 70-62, claim first season victory

Shamiel Stevenson dunks for Pitt in the last two minutes of the first half against UCSB Wednesday night. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Assistant Visual Editor)
November 15, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team came back from an early and consistent deficit to claim its first victory of the season with a 70-62 victory over the University of California, Santa Barbara Gauchos. Pitt...

Pitt loses to Montana with record-low attendance, 83-78

Redshirt senior guard Jonathan Milligan scored five points in the Panthers' loss to the Montana Grizzlies. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)
November 13, 2017

Entering Monday night’s game, the Pitt men’s basketball team had not lost a home opener since 1996. Kevin Stallings was also the coach during that loss — but for the Panthers’ opponent, Illinois...

Pitt men’s basketball ices Slippery Rock for 71-59 victory

Junior forward Jared Wilson-Frame scored 24 points in the Panther's 71-59 defeat over Slippery Rock Saturday. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)
November 4, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team overcame a slow start marred by turnovers and foul trouble to beat Division II Slippery Rock 71-59 Saturday at the Shoot Down Cancer Exhibition Game. Head coach Kevin...

Pitt shoots for bigger basketball crowds

The Oakland Zoo celebrated the Panthers’ first score at the 93-90 victory over Eastern Michigan last November. (TPN file photo)
November 1, 2017

Tanisha Brown is a longtime college basketball fan — she started watching with her dad growing up. When she began attending Pitt, the Panthers quickly earned a place in her heart and her presence at...

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