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Preview: Panthers to coast by Governors

The NCAA will be adopting different protocols this season to try and keep players and personnel safe from COVID-19, including encouraging same-day travel, using electronic whistles and limiting attendance.

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Narduzzi’s squad will suit up for the first time on Saturday, hosting the Austin Peay Governors at Heinz Field.

Uncertainty hangs over season of promise for Pitt football

The Panthers hope to take another step toward the ultimate goal set by head coach Pat Narduzzi to add a 10th national title to a trophy case barren of recent additions.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

August 18, 2020

Now, after reaching the ACC Championship for the first time in 2018 to earn his first bowl win as the Panthers’ head coach, the time has come for that project to take another step forward toward what Narduzzi has boldly set as the ultimate goal — a 10th national title to add to a trophy case barren of recent additions.

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.

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