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Prediction: Cavaliers to take down Panthers

The Cavaliers’ strong defense will keep the Panthers from getting their second ACC win. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Abbot Zuk | Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Both the Pitt and Virginia programs are having surprising seasons so far. For the Panthers, it’s because of their relentless disappointments and their revolving door situation at the quarterback position. But for the Cavaliers it’s because they are currently 5-2 overall and 2-1 in ACC play — much be...

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2017

The struggling Pitt tennis team, which hasn't won a team match since March 11, went into this weekend completely winless in the ACC. That didn't change over Easter weekend as the Panthers (3-14, 0-13 ACC) lost at home Friday against the No. 40 Virginia Cavaliers and Sunday to the No. 45 Miami Hurricane...

Panthers baseball swept by Virginia Cavaliers

Nick Banman hit a home run on Saturday in this weekend's sweep at the hands of the No. 22 Virginia Cavaliers. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

After coming back to win its series against the Duke Blue Devils last weekend and defeating in-state rival Penn State 3-2 Tuesday, the Pitt baseball team sought to continue its winning form against the Virginia Cavaliers this weekend. But the Pitt baseball team (14-15, 6-9 ACC) instead struggled in...

No. 21 Virginia eliminates Pitt from ACC Tournament, 75-63

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings consoles seniors Jamel Artis and Chris Jones after taking them out of what may have been the final game of their college careers, a 75-63 loss vs. No. 21 Virginia in the second round of the ACC Tournament. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team’s first season under head coach Kevin Stallings — and first losing season in 17 years — appears to be over. The Panthers (16-17) fell to the No. 21 Virginia Cavaliers (22-9), 75-63, in the second round of the ACC Tournament Wednesday night at the Barclays Cen...

Panthers drop regular season finale at No. 23 Virginia, 67-42

Pitt senior forward Michael Young led the team with 14 points in a 67-42 loss at No. 23 Virginia despite sitting out the first 10 minutes of the game. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 4, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team’s streak of 16 straight winning seasons came to a crashing halt Saturday afternoon in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Panthers (15-16 overall, 4-14 ACC) put on their worst offensive performance of the season in the regular season finale against the No. 23 Virginia...

Think Twice: Pitt wrestling defeats Iowa State and UVA

Taleb Rahmani pinned Iowa's Colston DiBlasi on Friday. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Rebecca Sauers | For The Pitt News

February 13, 2017

After a tumultuous month in which the Pitt wrestling team underwent a midseason coaching change and dropped its first three conference matches, the Panthers hit their stride this weekend. No. 24 Pitt (10-5 overall, 1-3 ACC) went 2-0 over the weekend, defeating the Iowa State Cyclones at home Friday...

Wise, Panthers hold off Hoos, 62-54

Sophomore forward Brenna Wise led the Panthers in scoring Sunday afternoon with 26 points in a 62-54 win over Virginia. Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2017

At the beginning of the season, pundits and coaches picked the Pitt women’s basketball team to be one of the worst in the ACC. But after Sunday afternoon’s back-and-forth 62-54 win over Virginia at the Petersen Events Center, the team has continued to exceed expectations and is now 3-3 in confer...

Beating UVA helps ease sting of last-second losses for Pitt

Senior forward Michael Young (23) scored 19 points to help Pitt's seniors earn their first win against the Virginia Cavaliers. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

January 6, 2017

As the clock ticked down Wednesday night at the Petersen Events Center, the Pitt men’s basketball team’s New Years Eve meltdown had to be fresh in the players’ minds. For Pitt’s seniors, who had yet to defeat Virginia in four tries, another haunting memory seemed to be replaying itself. ...

Panthers knock off No. 11 Virginia in OT, 88-76, for first ACC win

Pitt point guard Jamel Artis (1) led the Panthers with 24 points in an 88-76 overtime win over No. 11 Virginia. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

It wasn’t a full house at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday night, but it sure sounded like it when the Pitt men’s basketball team started pulling away in overtime against No. 11 Virginia. The game was almost a repeat performance from the Panthers’ ACC opener on New Year’s Eve, when No. 24 Notre...

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