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ACC Tournament awaits struggling Panthers

Duke's Tre Jones, left, drives against Miami's Chris Lykes during the second half at the Watsco Center on Jan. 4. Duke won, 95-62.

By Tyler Mathes, For the Pitt News

March 6, 2020

Next up is the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament starting Tuesday, where Pitt basketball will face a serious uphill battle to advance through the bracket.

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

Pitt basketball faces long odds at FSU

By Sam Krimins, For The Pitt News

February 18, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball hasn’t lost three straight games all season, but it looks like that could change Tuesday night at No. 8 Florida State.

Pitt softball hopes for health, improvement in 2020

Junior Brittany Knight pitches. Pitt softball looks to improve after finishing last in the ACC Coastal in 2019.

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

After an injury-riddled and underachieving 2019 season, Pitt softball is looking to return to its winning ways in 2020.

‘One pitch at a time’: Pitt baseball talks upcoming season

Nico Popa suffered a season-ending injury as a sophomore but fought back to earn second-team All-ACC honors in 2019.

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

A year after a trying season — finishing last in the ACC with a 21-34 overall record — Mike Bell thinks that having a short memory is the approach his team needs.

Pitt basketball to prevail in battle of the big cats

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) avoided turning the ball over at Saturday’s 73-64 victory over Georgia Tech.

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Pitt has shown a definite homecourt advantage as of late, and will continue its hot streak against a struggling Clemson team Wednesday night.

Pitt to host Florida State in 13th annual Pink the Pete game

Saturday will mark Pitt women’s basketball’s 13th annual Pink the Petersen game.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball will receive a much-needed infusion of hope, strength and joy this Saturday when the Panthers host No. 14 FSU in the 13th annual Pink the Petersen game for breast cancer awareness.

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

First-year guard Amber Brown attempts to push through Notre Dame’s defense.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

The upcoming week in Pitt sports boasts a packed slate, including two men’s basketball games, a top-10 battle involving the red-hot wrestling team and a chance for women’s basketball to steal a long-awaited road win.

Prediction: Pitt to fall short in vital game at VT

Patrick Jones II (91) pursues a sack of UNC quarterback Sam Howell (7).

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Pitt football dominated Virginia Tech last season enroute to a Coastal Division championship. A year later, the Hokies and Panthers are set for another late-season clash with massive postseason implications.

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

Pitt football's ACC schedule was revealed Wednesday.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 14, 2019

This is the year that rock finally beats paper. The Panthers, going against every natural law of the universe, will beat North Carolina.

Better know a non-conference opponent: Nicholls State

Nicholls State guard Dexter McClanahan dribbles the ball during Tuesday night's game against Illinois.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

Get to know Pitt’s first non-conference opponent of the season — the plucky, up-and-coming Nicholls State Colonels — before Saturday's game.

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