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Michael chooses Elon, Pitt eyeing Murphy III

Michael chooses Elon, Pitt eyeing Murphy III

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

After striking out on several top prospects in recent weeks, Pitt basketball is looking for Rice transfer Trey Murphy III or 2020 recruit William Jeffress to fill its last two scholarships.

Pitt’s future is bright with Hugley, Hood-Schifino

Pitt’s future is bright with Hugley, Hood-Schifino

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 26, 2020

Pitt hasn't had a winning season in the post-Jamie Dixon era — but with a pair of outstanding prospects set to join the team over the next few years, fans can expect the Panthers to return to their winning ways.

Projecting the makeup of Pitt’s post-transfer roster

Projecting the makeup of Pitt’s post-transfer roster

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2020

Recently, Pitt men’s basketball’s roster became subject to college basketball’s ever-volatile transfer portal. Now the Panthers are trying to use it to bolster a crop of already talented newcomers.

Boissonneault adds three new players to Pitt lacrosse

Boissonneault adds three new players to Pitt lacrosse

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Despite the cancellation of all ACC spring sports, head lacrosse coach Emily Boissonneault has powered through, announcing the addition of three new players from the Pitt club team on Thursday.

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

Pitt getting back on track with latest recruiting cycle

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The latest Pitt recruiting cycle has been unusually generous, with both football and basketball nabbing some of their highest rated recruits in recent memory.

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

By Ben Mankowski and Marshall Worth

January 6, 2020

While the student body at large kicked its feet up around the holiday fireplace, Pitt’s winter athletes stayed active as ever over break, notching victories in wrestling, football and men’s basketball.

Pitt secures signees across three sports

Pitt secures signees across three sports

By Sean Tierney, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Several Pitt commitments became official on Tuesday when recruits for the lacrosse, wrestling and basketball programs inked letters of intent during the NCAA’s early signing period.

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

Recruiting Roundup: Pitt basketball strikes out on a trio of top talent

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Pitt basketball swung and missed on a few high-end recruits, while Pitt football strengthened its class of 2021 by landing a highly touted recruit with the ability to play on both sides of the ball.

What you missed in a summer of Pitt sports

What you missed in a summer of Pitt sports

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

August 25, 2019

From snagging heralded recruits to hiring new coaches and seeing former players get drafted, Pitt athletics saw several crucial developments take place over the summer.

Hometown Heroes wanted: Pitt coming up short with local recruits

Hometown Heroes wanted: Pitt coming up short with local recruits

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Many of Pitt’s great players have come through the WPIAL pipeline. Now, is Pitt struggling to win local stars to its football and basketball teams?

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