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Pitt fries Rice, 42-10, snaps losing streak

Qadree Ollison (37) celebrates after his first quarter touchdown. Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

September 30, 2017

As redshirt senior Max Browne threw a 48-yard touchdown in the Panthers’ opening drive, he finally solved the Panther quarterback dilemma. In a 42-10 rout of the Rice Owls (1-4), the Panther offense found its footing, putting up more than 400 yards through the air as the team picked up its second...

Prediction: Panthers’ improvements could inspire victory

Quarterback Ben DiNucci scrambles in the second half of the game against Oklahoma State University. 
(Photo by Kyleen Considine | Visual Editor)

By Abbot Zuk | Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

The Pitt Panthers will face off against the Rice Owls for the first time since 1951 in Pitt’s final non-conference game of the 2017 season on Saturday. Already four games into the season, the Panthers and the Owls are both struggling to find their groove. Each team is entering Saturday’s game with a 1...

Narduzzi’s press conference leaves questions

Coach Narduzzi encourages players during Pitt's game against Penn State Sept. 9. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

After three straight losses, head coach Pat Narduzzi isn’t panicking — he’s focusing on improving the Panthers football team’s execution. In a press conference with the media on Monday, Narduzzi addressed some of the team’s issues executing plays against Georgia Tech in last week’s game and looked ahead to this week’s matchup against...

Artis scores 31 to guide Panthers to 83-73 win over Rice

Pitt senior point guard Jamel Artis drives to the rim in a game against Eastern Michigan. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 17, 2016

The Pitt men’s basketball team had a new name atop the scoring sheet Saturday night, but the result was familiar: a hard-fought, back-and-forth victory over a supposedly inferior opponent. The Panthers (9-2) defeated the Rice Owls (8-3) at the Petersen Events Center, 83-73, behind a game-high 31...

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