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Syracuse stifles Pitt, 62-53

Yacine Diop (12), redshirt junior and forward for Pitt’s women’s basketball team, scored 16 points in Monday night’s 62-53 loss to Syracuse at home. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team was blown out at the Carrier Dome, 70-52, in its first matchup of the season against rival Syracuse Jan. 21. During Monday night’s home stand, the Panthers played much better but still lost to the Orange, 62-53. The Panthers (10-17 overall, 2-12 ACC) kept the final margin clo...

Panthers drop ninth straight, lose to Syracuse, 60-55

Senior Guard Jared Wilson-Frame (0) attempts a layup during Pitt's 60-55 loss to Syracuse. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

January 27, 2018

The Pitt men’s basketball team seemed closer than ever to winning its first ACC game of the season after Wednesday’s close loss to NC State. The Panthers came into Saturday’s home game looking to amend the late-game mistakes that cost them their previous match. Instead, Pitt (8-14 overall, 0-9 ACC) once a...

Syracuse crushes Pitt, 72-50

Syracuse crushes Pitt, 72-50

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

In front of a raucous crowd of 13,000 people at the Carrier Dome, the Pitt’s women’s basketball team lost to Syracuse and missed another chance to get an ACC win on the road. The Panthers (9-11 overall, 1-6 ACC) fell to the Orange (15-5 overall, 3-4 ACC) 70-52, despite keeping the game close e...

‘Max is back’: Narduzzi praises Browne, previews Syracuse

Coach Narduzzi spoke of Max Browne's improved performance in the team's win against Rice this weekend during his press conference. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Pitt football is coming off a victory for the first time since its season-opener, and head coach Pat Narduzzi made it known at Monday’s press conference. “Obviously it was a much more pleasant Sunday here with our kids,” Narduzzi said. “I couldn’t be happier for our kids. I mean, that’s kind of why ...

Orange Alert: Syracuse softball sweeps Panthers

Alexee Haynes got a hit in both games of Friday's doubleheader, but the Panthers dropped all three games against Syracuse this weekend. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2017

Going into the weekend series against the evenly-matched Syracuse Orange, the Pitt softball team expected a competitive game. After three straight losses, the Panthers came out to claim last place in the ACC standings. The Panthers scored just four runs over the course of three games against the Orang...

Pitting in person: 5 games fans would rather forget

Ryan Zimba (center) pictured with his father and brother outside their home before a Pitt football game in 2007. Courtesy of Ryan Zimba

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

Last week, as I watched Pitt’s men’s basketball team surrender a 19-point lead against Wake Forest, I felt something all too familiar. The Panthers still led by four with 3:27 to go, yet I knew the team would find a way to lose — which it did, 63-59 after a 10-2 run from the Demon Deacons. ...

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

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

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 basketball team (13-16 overall, 4-12 ACC) lost its final regular season game to the No. 20 Syracuse Or...

Panthers stifle Syracuse for second straight win, 80-75

Sophomore guard Cameron Johnson scored a game-high 22 points in Pitt's 80-75 win vs. Syracuse on Saturday. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

February 11, 2017

After ending a month-long, eight-game losing streak that prompted some to call for the firing of head coach Kevin Stallings, the Pitt men’s basketball team is now on a winning streak. The Panthers (14-11 overall, 3-9 ACC) won their second straight contest Saturday afternoon, beating the Syracuse Orange (16-10 ...

Pitt women’s basketball slips up at No. 24 Syracuse, 93-65

Pitt first-year guard Alayna Gribble scored a career-high 23 points in the Panthers' 93-65 loss at Syracuse Thursday night. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

Continuing a recurring theme of the 2016-17 season, the Pitt women’s basketball team put up a fight against a ranked opponent Thursday, but couldn’t finish the job. Pitt led Louisville at halftime last Sunday only to give up the first 14 points of the third quarter and fade down the stretch. Th...

Panthers fall flat in 77-66 loss at Syracuse

Pitt senior forward Sheldon Jeter had 12 points — all in the first half — in the Panthers' 77-66 loss vs. Syracuse. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ted Zhang | Staff Writer

January 7, 2017

Any lasting euphoria from the Pitt men’s basketball team’s overtime win against the No. 11 Virginia Cavaliers on Wednesday quickly vanished Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. The Panthers (12-4 overall, 1-2 ACC) fell to the Syracuse Orange (10-6 overall, 2-1 ACC), 77-66, i...

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