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Upcoming stretch could make or break Pitt basketball’s season

Sophomore Xavier Johnson (1) during Pitt’s 73-68 loss to Louisville in January.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball faces four upcoming opponents with similar records, giving the Panthers a chance to either separate from their ACC competitors or fall into the conference cellar.

A way-too-early prediction of Pitt’s 2020 season

The Panthers are bringing back 17 starters, including defensive studs Paris Ford, Jalen Twyman, Damar Hamlin and Patrick Jones II, for the 2020 season.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning, meaning the time is ripe to wildly speculate on how the Panthers’ season will unfold.

Full 2020 Pitt football schedule announced

Pitt football's ACC schedule was revealed Wednesday.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

Pitt football’s 2020 schedule was finalized Wednesday morning as the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its agenda.

Breaking down ACC competition for women’s basketball

Redshirt senior guard Aysia Bugg scored her season high points (23), field goals (9), and 3-point field goals (3) during Pitt’s Nov. 16 game versus Cincinatti.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

The Panthers will need to take care of business against the ACC's bottom-feeders and hopefully steal a game or two from the conference’s middling teams.

Looking ahead at Pitt basketball’s ACC schedule

First-year guard Trey McGowens (2) drives in for a layup against Virginia Military Institute during Pitt’s 94-55 victory Nov. 9, 2018.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 9, 2019

If the Panthers win just one of their next 17 games, it will be an improvement over last season, when they went winless in conference play for the first time ever.

ACC releases 2018 basketball matchups

Pitt’s new men’s basketball head coach, Jeff Capel, speaks at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Mackenzie Rodrigues | Contributing Editor)

By Jordan Mondell and Trent Leonard | TPN Staff

April 10, 2018

Jeff Capel and his new squad got a glimpse of their upcoming season Tuesday as the ACC announced conference matchups for the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. Pitt — who will be entering the season with Capel as head coach — will take on every team in the conference. Last season, the team went ...

Pitt football looks ahead to difficult non-conference schedule

A Pittsburgh sports record 69,983 fans showed up at Heinz Field the last time Pitt played Penn State at home.
(TPN File Photo)

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

With the recent finalization of Pitt’s 2018 football schedule, it’s never too early to start planning ticket purchases and tailgates. The team is set to face a tough non-conference schedule, including two perennial national title contenders and a team that just went undefeated. While ACC oppon...

The Case of the Missing Monday: Extended winter break might mean longer classes

Students walk across Forbes Avenue. (TPN File photo)

By John Hamilton and Ashwini Sivaganesh / The Pitt News Staff

January 15, 2018

If you are signed up for a class that meets on Monday this semester, you might be asked to stay a little longer or come in on a Saturday — if your professor is following instructions from the provost’s office. A message from the Academic Calendar Committee informed professors and University departments that they should coordinate arrangements to make up for a “missing” class day. Becau...

Schedule finalized for 2017 Pitt football

Pitt football players raise their helmets skyward during a game at Heinz Field last fall. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2017

The Atlantic Coast Conference released the finalized 2017 schedules of its member football teams, including the University of Pittsburgh, on Tuesday afternoon. Next fall, the Panthers will face eight teams that made bowl games this season, four of which finished the season in the Top 25 rankings....

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