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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Sophomore guard Aislin Malcolm (20) drives the ball up the court during Sunday afternoon’s game against the Syracuse Orange at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt women’s basketball falls to Syracuse, extends losing streak

By Sara Meyer, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Pitt women's basketball (6-13, 0-6 ACC) took on Syracuse (16-2, 6-1 ACC) on a snowy Sunday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center. This was the pair’s 71st meeting in program history, with the Orange...

Sophomore forward Guillermo Diaz Graham (25) high fives teammates during Tuesday night’s game against Syracuse at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt men’s basketball falls to Syracuse for their fourth loss in five games

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor January 16, 2024

After a brutal loss at home to Duke and three losses in their last four games, Pitt (10-7, 1-5 ACC) men’s basketball aimed to bounce back against ACC rival Syracuse (12-5, 3-3 ACC). The last matchup...

Sophomore center Federiko Federiko (33) scores a layup against Syracuse during the Pitt mens basketball game on Feb 25, 2023.

Preview | The Panthers need a boost heading into pivotal game against Syracuse

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer January 16, 2024

Pitt men’s basketball (10-6, 1-4 ACC) is in desperate need of a pick-me-up following a demoralizing loss to Duke its last time out. With Syracuse (11-5, 2-3 ACC) on the ledger, the Panthers are staring...

Pitt players at a game against Syracuse at Acrisure Stadium on Nov. 5, 2022.

Takeaways | Pitt football faces ugly loss against Syracuse

By Camille de Jesus, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Pitt football (2-8, ACC 1-5) fell to conference rivals Syracuse 28-13 on Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York City. This was another disappointing loss for the Panthers as the football season winds down. Here...

Redshirt freshman defensive back Javon McIntyre (20) attempts to tackle a Syracuse player during Pitt football’s game against Syracuse on Nov. 5, 2022.

Pitt football faces abysmal 28-13 loss to Syracuse at Yankee Stadium

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 11, 2023

When a football game is played at a baseball stadium, one would expect home runs to ensue. But that was not the case in Pitt football’s matchup with Syracuse on Saturday in Yankee Stadium, as the Panthers...

Pitt’s Volleyball team celebrates a point against Syracuse in the Fitzgerald Field House on Sunday.

No. 8 Pitt volleyball defends home court, sweeps Syracuse

By Dylan Grace, Staff Writer October 1, 2023

No. 8 ranked Pitt women’s volleyball (13-2, 4-0 ACC) cruised past ACC rival Syracuse (2-12, 0-4 ACC) Sunday afternoon, sweeping three sets to none for their seventh straight sweep.  The Panthers...

Pitt redshirt sophomore forward Cynthia Ezeja (14) tries for a basket at Sunday’s game against Syracuse at the Petersen Events Center.

Panthers surrender late lead in 67-65 loss to Syracuse

By Will McGlynn, Staff Writer February 14, 2022
Pitt women’s basketball lost its annual Pink the Pete game Sunday afternoon to Syracuse. After leading by as many as 13 points in the first half, it lost 67-65 to the Orange at the Pete.
Amber Brown (5) shoots a free throw during the Pitt vs. NC State womens basketball game at the Petersen Events Center on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

Panthers fall to short-handed Syracuse on the road, 80-72

By Will McGlynn, Staff Writer January 30, 2022
Syracuse didn’t have to go deep into its bench to beat Pitt on Sunday afternoon. The Orange used just six players, but their hot shooting carried them past the Panthers for an 80-72 win at the Carrier Dome.
Guard Jamarius Burton (11) dribbles the ball during the Pitt vs. Minnesota men’s basketball game at the Petersen Events Center on Nov 30.

Hot-shooting second half pushes Pitt past Orange, 64-53

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor January 26, 2022
For the first 20 minutes on Tuesday night, Pitt seemed destined for another dismal offensive performance and subsequent loss. But in a tale of two halves, the Panthers downed rival Syracuse, 64-53, behind some hot shooting in the second half.
Pitt head coach Jeff Capel calls to his team as they play against Boston College during the second half of the game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, in Pittsburgh.

Pitt flounders in second half, losses 77-61 at Syracuse

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor January 12, 2022
Pitt men’s basketball followed up its first conference win of the season by laying an egg in the second half at Syracuse. The Panthers got outscored by 13 in the second half and suffered their third loss by double-digits.
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