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Women’s Basketball: Junior forward Yacine Diop attempts a layup during Pitt’s 58-46 loss to Duke at this year’s Pink the Pete game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Women’s basketball falls to No. 18 Duke, 58-46

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 28, 2018

With more than 2,000 fans in a sea of pink in support of a cure for breast cancer, the Pitt women’s basketball team fell 58-46 to No. 18 Duke in the 11th annual Pink the Peterson game. “It’s fun...

Forward Yacine Diop (12) scored 10 points during Pitt’s 87-53 loss to Syracuse Thursday night. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

Pitt unlucky against Irish, 87-53

By Adin Link | Staff Writer January 26, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team continued its recent streak of blowout losses Thursday night as the Panthers fell to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 87-53. The Panthers (9-12 overall, 1-7 ACC) came...

Pitt womens basketball fell to Wisconsin, 58-57, at the Peterson Events Center Wednesday. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

Wisconsin badgers Pitt women’s basketball to win 58-57

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer November 29, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team had a last-second chance to win its Wednesday night game against Wisconsin, but when the ball ricocheted off the rim as time expired, it was the Badgers who stood victorious. The...

Redshirt junior Yacine Diop scored 24 points in Pitt’s 81-63 victory over Towson. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Senior Staff Photographer)

Panthers trounce Tigers by double digits, 81-63

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer November 20, 2017

The Pitt Women’s basketball team came back after a loss to Duquesne in the City Game last week, trouncing the Towson Tigers by double digits, 81-63.   The Panthers (3-1) took on the Tigers (0-3)...

Students and fans gathered outside the Cathedral in 2012 to watch Pitt basketball take part in the nights events. (Courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Forget the Pete, hit the street: Pitt to play at Cathedral

By Abbot Zuk | Staff Writer October 12, 2017

The Pitt basketball teams are leaving the Pete behind Friday night, but for this spectacle they’re not travelling far. Migrating from upper campus to Bigelow Boulevard, the Panthers will be putting all...

Suzie-McConnell Serio and the Pitt womens basketball team are looking to bounce back after a disappointing 13-17 season.  Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitt women’s basketball signs Kyla Nelson for upcoming season

Coming off a month in which player after player has fled Pitt’s basketball programs, the women’s team got a commitment from a premier international player on Monday. The Pitt women’s basketball...

The 2017 Backyard Brawl matchup will be Pitt Head Coach Suzie McConnell-Serios first time coaching in the series. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

Women’s basketball renews Backyard Brawl

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer April 20, 2017

The Backyard Brawl is returning to yet another sport — women’s basketball. Pitt announced in a press release Thursday afternoon that its rivalry with the West Virginia University women’s basketball...

Pitt point guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 11 points in a 73-57 loss on Senior Day vs. No. 20 Syracuse. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

No. 20 Syracuse sinks Pitt on Senior Day, 73-57

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 27, 2017

Fans packed the Petersen Events Center for the 10th annual “Pink the Petersen” game for breast cancer awareness Sunday, but the support wasn’t enough to get the Panthers a win. The Pitt women’s...

Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

A Family Affair: McConnells maintain tradition

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 24, 2017

With her mom and aunt watching from the sidelines in the third quarter of a late November blowout against Slippery Rock University, Pitt sophomore guard Madison Serio drained the first 3-pointer of her...

Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise scored a career-high 31 point, including 25 in the second half, to lead the Panthers to a 72-64 win over Virginia Tech. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

Wise drops career-high 31 on Hokies to lead Panthers to 72-64 win

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 17, 2017

The Pitt women’s basketball team snapped its six-game losing streak Thursday night, and it might not have happened without sophomore forward Brenna Wise breaking a program record. Wise tallied a career-high...

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