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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

Redshirt senior offensive lineman Owen Drexel (60) celebrates during Thursday evening’s football game vs. UNC.

Photos: Football vs. UNC

By Patrick Cavanagh, Pamela Smith, and Hannah Wilson November 12, 2021
Pitt’s defense held the ACC’s No. 3 offense to just 23 points in a game that went to overtime.
Dukes Vernon Carey Jr. (1) dunks against Miami at the Watsco Center in Miami on Jan. 4.

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer February 17, 2020
While four teams have climbed to the shallow peak of the ACC and the bottom four have made themselves apparent, an astounding seven teams remain within two games of .500 in conference play.
Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson kept the Panthers afloat on offense in one of his season’s best performances.

Pitt punctuates UNC sweep with wire-to-wire win, 66-52

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2020
A dominant first half kept Pitt afloat through one of its all-too-familiar scoring droughts on Saturday. The Panthers did just enough in the second half to best UNC, 66-52.
Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson kept the Panthers afloat on offense in one of his season’s best performances.

McGowens, Champagnie lead Pitt over UNC, 73-65

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor January 9, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball entered Chapel Hill Wednesday night 0-7 all-time at the venue but took advantage of a depleted Tar Heels’ squad in a 73-65 win.
Justin Champagnie scored 22 points and made four of his seven 3-pointers.

Report card: Grading the Panthers’ UNC victory

By Michael Elesinmogun, Staff Writer January 9, 2020
It took a full team effort for Pitt men’s basketball to finally topple UNC, though two Panthers stood out above the rest on the grading scale.
The Pitt men’s basketball team opened the season with a victory over No. 10 Florida State only to fall to the little-known Nicholls State the following game.

Prediction: Short-handed UNC to beat Pitt

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer January 7, 2020
In an ACC clash between two inconsistent teams, rebounding and homecourt advantage give the Tar Heels a slight edge over Pitt despite their depleted backcourt.

VIDEO: ‘Roll’ with the Panthers Gameday Recap: vs UNC 11/14/19

November 17, 2019

Watch the highlights from University of Pittsburgh's 34-27 win over UNC on 11/14/19 at home.

Sophomore wide receiver Shocky Jacques-Louis (18) runs during a 74 yard receiving touchdown in the first half of Thursday’s game against UNC.

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer November 15, 2019
From an offensive resurgence to a breakout performance, here are a few key takeaways from Pitt’s long-awaited victory over North Carolina.
Pitts players celebrate in the student section after beating North Carolina on Thursday night.

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor November 15, 2019
Pitt finally ended its UNC losing streak in an overtime thriller, besting the Tar Heels 34-27 on the strength of a final defensive stand.
Pitt footballs ACC schedule was revealed Wednesday.

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor November 14, 2019
This is the year that rock finally beats paper. The Panthers, going against every natural law of the universe, will beat North Carolina.
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