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

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.

McGowens, Champagnie lead Pitt over UNC, 73-65

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.

Report card: Grading the Panthers’ UNC victory

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.

Prediction: Short-handed UNC to beat Pitt

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.

Football Takeaways: Offensive improvements spark UNC win

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.

Pitt ends Carolina Curse in overtime thriller, 34-27

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.

Prediction: Pitt to overcome its Achilles Tar Heel

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.

Narduzzi praises UNC’s Brown, criticizes scheduling conflict

Narduzzi praises UNC’s Brown, criticizes scheduling conflict

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi gave his weekly press conference on Monday afternoon, discussing the challenges UNC presents while also lamenting the timing of Thursday night's game.

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The field has been lowered from 64 to 16 and your bracket is probably already broken. If you found yourself missing basketball, don’t worry. We have a look back at the top moments from last weekend and a look at what you can expect in the Sweet 16.

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