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Syracuse stifles Pitt men’s basketball, 74-63

Syracuse stifles Pitt men’s basketball, 74-63

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

After being down by as many as 20 in the second half, the Panthers clawed back to make it a single digit game before ultimately falling 74-63.

Syracuse uses strong second half to push past Pitt, 82-50

Syracuse uses strong second half to push past Pitt, 82-50

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

An ugly second half saw the Pitt women’s basketball team extend its ACC losing streak to 10 games, dating back to last season.

Three takeaways from Pitt’s OT homecoming win

Three takeaways from Pitt’s OT homecoming win

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 7, 2018

Now halfway through the season, it’s becoming clearer what we can expect to see from Pitt on a weekly basis. Here’s what Saturday revealed about the team:

No ex’Cuse: Panthers beat Syracuse 44-37 after weather delay, overtime

No ex’Cuse: Panthers beat Syracuse 44-37 after weather delay, overtime

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

The senior running back tandem of Qadree Ollison and Darrin Hall carried Pitt to an overtime victory, rushing for a combined 299 yards and three touchdowns.

What are the odds: Orange you glad you didn’t bet on Pitt?

What are the odds: Orange you glad you didn’t bet on Pitt?

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

After a rough week for Colin's bets last week, he looks at ways to make a comeback. From choosing Syracuse over Pitt to taking the Vikings over the Eagles in the NFL, there's many things to consider this week. Colin looks at several ACC games and offers his best insight on who to put the money on.

Prediction: Orange to squeeze out victory over Panthers

Prediction: Orange to squeeze out victory over Panthers

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Syracuse looks to bounce back from a narrow loss against No. 4 Clemson, while the Panthers are reeling from a blowout loss to No. 12 UCF.

Week 5 ACC Power Rankings

Week 5 ACC Power Rankings

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

The highest rankings in the ACC are still up for grabs as of now. With Clemson seemingly dominating once again, there may be other unexpected teams to look out for. Here's a glance at the current power struggle within the conference.

The Orange beat Panthers to a pulp, 59-45

The Orange beat Panthers to a pulp, 59-45

By Adin Link | Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

Coming off a five-game losing streak, Pitt was looking for redemption in a matchup against Syracuse on a snowy Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome. Instead, the streak extended to six, as the Panthers (8-11, 0-6 ACC) fell to the Orange (13-6, 4-2 ACC), 59-45. The Panthers are still winless in the ACC, l...

Panther plunders: Pitt’s worst homecoming games

Panther plunders: Pitt’s worst homecoming games

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

While the homecoming court trots out onto the field at halftime this Saturday — and two lucky students are crowned king and queen — the Panthers will be in the locker room discussing strategy, diagramming plays and trying to figure out how to make the biggest home game of the season count. As...

Prediction: Panthers to crush the Orange

Prediction: Panthers to crush the Orange

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

The last time Pitt and Syracuse met, the Panthers won a hectic back-and-forth offensive game 76-61 — the highest combined total score in NCAA history. But now the Panthers and the Orange both come into this game 2-3 and are desperate for a win, especially in the ACC. Pitt dominated Rice 42-10 last week, ending its three-game losing streak and giving the team some much-needed life. R...

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