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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The ACC announced earlier this season that fall sports would have a delayed start and schedules would follow the NCAA minimum number of games.

NCAA Fall sports update: Everything you need to know

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer November 20, 2020
In response to COVID-19, most fall sports will play championships in the spring. Here’s everything you need to know on the status of each fall season.
Even though Pitt will allow some fans to watch football at Heinz Field, it’s strictly prohibiting tailgating in its lots for the rest of the season.

Oakland to Oregon: Pitt fans replicate tailgates from home

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer October 20, 2020
With social distancing guidelines in place, Pitt fans are getting creative with their game day festivities.
Wide receiver Myles Alston is the newest addition to Pitt’s 2021 recruiting class.

Myles Alston looks to bring versatility for Pitt receiving corps

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer September 16, 2020
Ocean Lakes wide receiver Myles Alston became the newest addition to Pitt’s 2021 recruiting class when he tweeted his commitment in April.
Nahki Johnson, a 6-foot-3, 225-pound weak-side defensive end, committed to the Panthers last June.

‘Hometown hero’ Nahki Johnson adds agility to Pitt defense

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer September 2, 2020
Committing in June of last year, Nahki Johnson adds his name to the long lineage of local prospects to play at Pitt. As one of the highest-rated recruits in Pitt’s 2021 class, Johnson looks to add agility to the defensive line.
Pitt women’s soccer achieved something last season that the program hadn’t seen in three years — a conference win.

Women’s soccer climbing to the top

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer August 20, 2020
Pitt women’s soccer achieved something last season that the program hadn’t seen in three years — a conference win.
Jalen Green opted to forego the college route to play in the NBA’s G League.

Point-Counterpoint | The case for the G League

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer May 19, 2020
Top high school basketball players, like five-star prospects Jalen Green, Isaiah Todd and Daishen Nix, shocked basketball fans this commitment season by foregoing the traditional college route to play in the NBA’s G League. It’s a smart move, especially for players with serious dreams of lengthy NBA careers.
Junior center Terrell Brown (21) at February’s home match with Georgia Tech.

Men’s basketball to lengthen losing streak at Georgia Tech

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News March 4, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball is currently riding a six-game losing streak. The Panthers are sliding at the wrong time, but their schedule grants them a small break. On Wednesday, they get a rematch with the last team they beat. In their last game of the regular season, the Pittsburgh Panthers (15-15 overall, 6-13 ACC) will travel to Atlanta to take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (15-14 overall, 9-9 ACC) on Wednesday night at 9 p.m.
Redshirt sophomore wrestler Nino Bonaccorsi was named ACC Wrestler of the Week.

Pitt announces Bonaccorsi, Read as Student-Athletes of the Week

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News February 25, 2020
Pitt athletics named redshirt sophomore wrestler Nino Bonaccorsi and sophomore diver Amy Read as the Office Depot Student-Athletes of the Week as announced Tuesday morning.
First-year Ciara Ward competes in the floor exercise.

Weekend sports: Gymnastics win at home, track dominates on the road

By Camryn Simons, for the Pitt News February 17, 2020
The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by resumé-building wins and tight losses. At home, the gymnastics team hosted a victorious tri-meet against Yale and Towson. On the road, the track and field team placed first in several events, wrestling came up short and softball split its weekend in South Carolina. 
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