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Shooting woes have wiped out Pitt’s tournament hopes

First-year forward Justin Champagnie’s layup is blocked by Syracuse.

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Pitt has failed to shoot over 40% from the field since Feb. 8 against Georgia Tech, which was also the team’s last victory.

Wilson-Frame reps Pitt in inaugural 3X3U Tourney

Former Pitt Guard/Forward Jared Wilson-Frame represented Pitt on the ACC team at the 3X3U National Championship.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

While the NCAA Tournament and NBA regular season have been dominating headlines throughout March and into April, there was plenty more going on in the world of basketball that went under the radar of the average sports fan — including the inaugural 3X3U National Championship.

March Madness Predictions

The Duke men’s basketball team huddles during January’s matchup with Pitt.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

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

Panthers’ volleyball ended the season with a 30-2 record — succumbing to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Petersen Events Center Saturday night.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

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

Junior right side hitter Nika Markovic (17) celebrates during Pitt volleyball’s 3-0 victory over Georgia Tech.

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

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

Illustration by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

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

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Selection Committee could tweak rules to curb surprises

By Chris Puzia / Contributing Editor

March 15, 2016

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

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

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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