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Lyke Plans to “Flip the Pete”

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By Joanna Li | Senior Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Athletic Director Heather Lyke wants to “flip” the basketball court at the Petersen Events Center. She announced that the Athletic Department will be changing the layout of the court at a media roundtable discussion at the Pete Wednesday morning. According to Lyke, when Pitt built the eve...

The Zoo sticks around for basketball ups and downs

Participation at the Oakland Zoo reached a high at December’s Backyard Brawl game against West Virginia. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Samuel Ruppert | For The Pitt News

March 12, 2018

Half of the cobalt blue seats in student section of the Petersen Event Center remained empty as the Pitt men’s basketball team battled UC Santa Barbara on the court Nov. 15. On the first shot, only a sparse showering of ripped-up newsprint filled the air. But even during the out-of-conference game f...

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