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Panthers survive Seminoles, 63-61, in season debut

Panthers survive Seminoles, 63-61, in season debut

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

Though it wasn't pretty, Pitt men's basketball started its season off right with a 63-61 win over ACC foe Florida State in front of a restructured and rejuvenated Oakland Zoo on Wednesday night.

Hurricanes spoil Homecoming, beat Pitt 16-12

Hurricanes spoil Homecoming, beat Pitt 16-12

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 26, 2019

Pitt failed to find the end zone and allowed Miami to score a late go-ahead touchdown to fall 16-12 on Homecoming.

Football Takeaways: Aggression is a double-edged sword

Football Takeaways: Aggression is a double-edged sword

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The same aggressive defense that made Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi famous at Michigan State showed itself against the Orange, though Pitt kept the score close by making several avoidable mistakes.

ACC Basketball Preview: Duke poised to repeat as champs

ACC Basketball Preview: Duke poised to repeat as champs

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

While the top four basketball teams in the ACC are abundantly clear, the rest of the conference is largely up for grabs.

Editorial: Top 10 locations for the Bigelow shuttle stop

Editorial: Top 10 locations for the Bigelow shuttle stop

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 10, 2019

While it’s true that we’d probably walk through hell or high water anywhere to catch the campus shuttle, we have a few suggestions.

Football Takeaways: Ford, defense shine again

Football Takeaways: Ford, defense shine again

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Paris Ford led another quality performance from Pitt's defense, but the offense must find more consistency if the Panthers want to run the table.

Editorial: Top 10 things you’ll find lurking on Pitt’s campus

Editorial: Top 10 things you’ll find lurking on Pitt’s campus

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 3, 2019

An alligator hasn’t been spotted in Oakland — yet — though there are plenty of other things lying low, or maybe not so low, around campus.

Short-handed Panthers narrowly escape over Delaware, 17-14

Short-handed Panthers narrowly escape over Delaware, 17-14

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

Though the Panthers’ defense came through with another dominating performance, penalties and turnovers nearly led to a shocking Pitt loss. In the end, the Panthers narrowly escaped with a 17-14 victory.

Boissonneault, Pitt lacrosse prepare for 2021 debut

Boissonneault, Pitt lacrosse prepare for 2021 debut

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Though Pitt women’s lacrosse won’t play its first season until 2021, head coach Emily Boissonneault has embraced the unique challenge of building a program from the ground up.

Pitt Special: Trickery lifts Pitt over No. 15 UCF, 35-34

Pitt Special: Trickery lifts Pitt over No. 15 UCF, 35-34

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 21, 2019

Against UCF on Saturday, head coach Pat Narduzzi and offensive coordinator Mark Whipple avenged last week’s heartbreaking loss by dialing up a bold play when Pitt needed it most.when Pitt needed it most.

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