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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

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

Prediction: Cavaliers to take down Panthers

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....

Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

Pitt tennis remains winless in ACC

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...

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

Panthers baseball swept by Virginia Cavaliers

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

Taleb Rahmani pinned Iowas Colston DiBlasi on Friday. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Think Twice: Pitt wrestling defeats Iowa State and UVA

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...

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

Wise, Panthers hold off Hoos, 62-54

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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