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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

Pitt first-year utility position player Josh Overbeek (17) prepares to bat during Friday’s game against the University of Virginia.

Panthers baseball wins rollercoaster series versus No. 6 Virginia

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer April 17, 2022
With a 4-1 victory on Easter Sunday against No. 6 Virginia, Pitt baseball won its fourth consecutive ACC series. The win boosts the Panthers’ chances of reaching the NCAA Tournament.
Shifted starting lineup provides spark in 83-72 upset of No. 16 Hokies

Shifted starting lineup provides spark in 83-72 upset of No. 16 Hokies

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 3, 2021
Xavier Johnson’s career-best 32 points was supported by a suffocating defensive effort as Pitt topped No. 16 Virginia Tech, 83-72, for their first win over a ranked opponent in more than two years.
First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) attempts to drive toward the hoop during Pitt’s 88-44 loss to NC State.

Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer March 4, 2020
Pitt first-year guard Dayshanette Harris’s go-ahead floater with 2.7 seconds remaining was just the icing on the cake of the Panthers’ improbable and incredible upset over No. 10 seed Notre Dame.
Tommy Kuhse (12) of the Saint Marys Gaels.

Bracket Buster Breakdown

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer March 18, 2019
The March Madness Brackets are finally announced which means it’s time for you to pick your Cinderella team. Find out the teams most likely to make a run here.
First-year guard Trey McGowens attempts a dunk during Pitt’s 75-62 victory over Florida State Monday evening.

Pitt upsets No. 11 Florida State 75-62

By Andrew Kelly , Staff Writer January 15, 2019
First-year Trey McGowens notched his second 30 point game of his career in Pitt’s upset over Florida State on Monday night.
Sophomore forward Edward Kizza (9) scored both of Pitt’s goals during the Panther’s 2-0 victory over Virginia Wednesday night.

Kizza propels Pitt past Virginia in ACC Tournament upset

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer November 1, 2018
The Pitt men’s soccer team opened ACC tournament play Wednesday night by shocking No. 6 Virginia, beating the Cavaliers 2-0 on the road and giving the Panthers their first ever ACC tournament win since joining the conference in 2013.
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