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March Madness Predictions

March Madness Predictions

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

Appropriately dubbed “March Madness,” the tournament is one of the most exciting events in sports and is known for its buzzer beaters, cinderella stories and ridiculous individual performances.

Volleyball ends season with tournament loss to Michigan

Volleyball ends season with tournament loss to Michigan

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

After losing in the second round of the NCAA tournament the past two years, Pitt volleyball thought 2018 was its year — but Michigan ended the Panthers’ dreams of dancing into the Sweet 16 on Saturday night.

Column: Sweet 16 on the horizon for Pitt volleyball

Column: Sweet 16 on the horizon for Pitt volleyball

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

This will be the team’s third consecutive appearance in the tournament and 14th appearance in team history — and fans can expect the Panthers to go further in this tournament than ever before.

Column: Group by Group World Cup Preview

Column: Group by Group World Cup Preview

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The 2018 World Cup isn’t a priority for most Americans since the United States failed to qualify for the competition, but this year’s games have the potential to be one of the most entertaining tournaments in years. The tournament — hosted in Russia this year — kicks off June 14 at 11 a.m. with t...

GALLERY: Pitt vs Georgia Tech, ACC Tournament 1st Round

GALLERY: Pitt vs Georgia Tech, ACC Tournament 1st Round

By John Hamilton | Visual Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Visual

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Selection Committee could tweak rules to curb surprises

By Chris Puzia / Contributing Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Columns

Every Selection Sunday, some teams and fan bases will inevitably call foul on why their squad misses its shot to, well, take more shots. Part of this frustration likely comes from the NCAA Selection Committee’s explicit, yet complicated, method for selecting teams. While the committee has spruced...

Panthers sweep second straight weekend tournament

Panthers sweep second straight weekend tournament

By Caitlin Hinsey / Staff Writer

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The Pitt volleyball team enjoyed another weekend tournament at home when the team hosted the Pitt Panther Invitational. The Panthers continued their streak of dominance by sweeping South Florida, Sacred Heart and Delaware — its third tournament sweep of the year.Libero Delaney Clesen was named Tournam...

A ‘Fair’ start

A ‘Fair’ start

By MCT Campus

January 8, 2014


Filed under Archives

Senior forward C.J. Fair has led Syracuse to a No. 2 ranking in the country, the top billing among ACC teams.

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