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Pitt flops against rival Syracuse on Senior Night

Pitt flops against rival Syracuse on Senior Night

By Stephen Thompson and Tyler Mathes

February 27, 2020

In a game that could have proven pivotal as the Pitt men’s basketball closes the season, the Panthers failed to show up, falling to Syracuse in a lifeless 23-point blowout Wednesday night.

Pitt to stifle Syracuse stars on senior night

Pitt to stifle Syracuse stars on senior night

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

With the Oakland Zoo behind it and an improved performance against Syracuse’s infamous zone defense, Pitt will upset the Orange following Wednesday’s senior night festivities.

Shooting struggles sink Pitt at Syracuse, 71-53

Shooting struggles sink Pitt at Syracuse, 71-53

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball traveled to Syracuse, New York, on Sunday, hoping to exact revenge on a team that had already beaten Pitt earlier in the season. The Panthers were unable to do so, ultimately falling 71-53 at the Carrier Dome, but not before achieving a program milestone.

Poor shooting streak seals Pitt loss to Syracuse, 69-51

Poor shooting streak seals Pitt loss to Syracuse, 69-51

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball began Sunday’s matinee matchup against Syracuse like a team on track to finally snap its nine-game losing streak, but collapsed down the stretch and pushed the streak to double digits.

Football Takeaways: Aggression is a double-edged sword

Football Takeaways: Aggression is a double-edged sword

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The same aggressive defense that made Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi famous at Michigan State showed itself against the Orange, though Pitt kept the score close by making several avoidable mistakes.

Orange Crushed: Pitt ekes out victory over rival Syracuse

Orange Crushed: Pitt ekes out victory over rival Syracuse

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Pitt football made the trek north Friday to Syracuse for the 75th all-time meeting with its former Big East and current ACC rivals, the Orange. This year’s installation of Panthers football has developed a flare for the dramatic, to put it lightly.

Panthers trek north for 75th renewal of Syracuse football rivalry

Panthers trek north for 75th renewal of Syracuse football rivalry

By John Riskis, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

On Friday night Pitt football will renew their rivalry with Syracuse for the 75th time. Expect a tight game mirroring Pitt’s previous contests with the Orange and an often maligned specialist to come up clutch in crunch time.

Narduzzi talks Syracuse, rivalry at press conference

Narduzzi talks Syracuse, rivalry at press conference

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi spoke with assembled media about the long-standing rivalry between the Panthers and Syracuse on Monday afternoon.

Column: A requiem for Pitt Athletics’ old online layout

Column: A requiem for Pitt Athletics’ old online layout

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Along with drastic new changes to its color scheme, logo and uniforms, Pitt Athletics also made some new changes to its website. But in this case, newer doesn’t mean better.

Orange end Pitt’s season in ACC Tournament second round, 73-59

Orange end Pitt’s season in ACC Tournament second round, 73-59

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

A historic shooting performance from senior guard Jared Wilson-Frame wasn’t enough to contend with the Orange’s suffocating length and the young Panthers were sent packing.

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