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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Fifth year guard Aysia Bugg (2), pictured here at Blue and Gold Madness, was Pitts second-leading scorer against UCF with 17 points.

Women’s basketball falls to UCF in opener, 74-58

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer November 7, 2019
Traveling down south to play against a tough opponent to start the season, Pitt women’s basketball faded in the second half and lost 74-58 at UCF on Wednesday afternoon.
Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench makes his way into the end zone for Pitt’s second touchdown against UCF.

Pitt Special: Trickery lifts Pitt over No. 15 UCF, 35-34

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 21, 2019
Against UCF on Saturday, head coach Pat Narduzzi and offensive coordinator Mark Whipple avenged last week’s heartbreaking loss by dialing up a bold play when Pitt needed it most.when Pitt needed it most.
Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond (11) drops back to pass against Clemson at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina, on Saturday, Sept. 7. Clemson won, 24-10.

What are the odds: Football weekend

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer September 20, 2019
Staff writer Ben Bobeck breaks down his best bets of the weekend, including one pick involving Pitt's own football team.
Narduzzi doesn’t regret his decision to kick instead of trying to tie the score in the final quarter vs. Penn State.

Prediction: Knights to vanquish Pitt at Heinz

By John Riskis, For the Pitt News September 18, 2019
Pitt football will face an uphill battle to rebound from its loss at Penn State, hosting a UCF team that has won 27 consecutive regular season games.
Head coach Pat Narduzzi after Saturday’s 17-10 loss to Penn State.

Narduzzi presser: Looking past Penn State to UCF

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 17, 2019
As much as Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi would’ve liked to look ahead to Saturday’s game against Central Florida, he knew he’d have to answer questions about his late-game decision-making in last Saturday’s loss at Penn State.
Senior forward Kauai Bradley (14) passes the ball during Pitt’s 58-61 loss to UCF.

Knights knock off Panthers, 61-58, in first game

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer November 8, 2018
In a back-and-forth contest that saw eight lead changes, the Pitt women’s basketball team ultimately fell 61-58 in their season opener to UCF Wednesday morning.
Senior running back Qadree Ollison (30) picked up 49 yards at Pitts 45-14 loss to UCF Saturday. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Three takeaways from Pitt’s 45-14 loss to UCF

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 1, 2018
The Panthers produced their worst game of the season Saturday against the University of Central Florida, allowing a season-high 568 yards and gaining a season-low 272 yards.
Senior running back Darrin Hall (22) leaps over Georgia Tech senior linebacker Brant Mitchell (51) while carrying the ball. The Panthers have lost two straight games since that win.

UCF wins 17th straight game, pummels Pitt 45-14

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 29, 2018
The Panthers looked listless on both sides of the ball, producing a season-low 272 yards of total offense and allowing a season-high 568 yards on defense
Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver Brandon Felder (85) catches a touchdown behind Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Bradley Roby (1) and safety C.J. Barnett (4) during the first half at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch/MCT)

What are the odds: Analyzing this week’s AFC North battle

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer September 28, 2018
After a successful week last week, writer Colin Martin looks at how to keep up his winning streak. With games from Pitt, Penn State and Notre Dame, this week's What Are the Odds even includes an NFL game.
A Pittsburgh sports record 69,983 fans showed up at Heinz Field the last time Pitt played Penn State at home.
(TPN File Photo)

Pitt football looks ahead to difficult non-conference schedule

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer January 21, 2018

With the recent finalization of Pitt’s 2018 football schedule, it’s never too early to start planning ticket purchases and tailgates. The team is set to face a tough non-conference schedule, including...

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