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A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Editorial: Pitt is wasting its money on union battles

Editorial: Pitt is wasting its money on union battles

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 14, 2020

The battle between Pitt and its graduate students’ and faculty’s unionization efforts has evidently come at a cost — one of just more than a million dollars.

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

V’Lique Carter, who recently finished up his sophomore season for Pitt football, will enter the NCAA transfer portal.

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Pitt volleyball was arguably given a raw deal by receiving a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But the Panthers are eager to prove that the program is worthy of respect, starting Friday against Howard.

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

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.

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Pitt hasn’t won a national championship in any sport since 1976. But with the volleyball team looking dominant entering tournament play, a potential — albeit extremely challenging — path exists to break that streak.

Pinstripe, Military, Belk Bowl Pitt’s likeliest options after disappointing finish

Pinstripe, Military, Belk Bowl Pitt’s likeliest options after disappointing finish

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

By finishing the season in catastrophic fashion, Pitt played itself out of contention for the Orange Bowl and Camping World Bowl, among others.

Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

Pitt beats Lehigh 2-0 in first ever NCAA Tournament win

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Pitt men’s soccer team won its first NCAA Tournament game ever, defeating Lehigh 2-0 Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field in the first round.

Opinion | Crows on campus: Let them live their lives

Opinion | Crows on campus: Let them live their lives

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

November 20, 2019

Outside our windows, night falls sooner with each passing day. But the darkened skies are not just a result of the retreating sun.

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Pitt finally ended its UNC losing streak in an overtime thriller, besting the Tar Heels 34-27 on the strength of a final defensive stand.

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