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Pitt falls flat at Virginia Tech, loses 67-57

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson darts past a Clemson defender.

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball (15-11 overall, 6-9 ACC) fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to the struggling Virginia Tech Hokies (15-10 overall, 6-8 ACC). The convincing win snapped the Hokies’ five-game losing streak and allowed them to leapfrog Pitt in the ACC standings.

Panthers stay cold, fall 67-57 at VT

Justin Champagnie tied with Au'Diese Toney for a team-leading 12 points in Pitt's loss at Virginia Tech.

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball fell victim to the dreaded trap game Saturday night, losing 67-57 to a struggling Virginia Tech team.

Pitt drops eighth straight at Virginia Tech, 68-56

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris moves past a Miami defender.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball continued its grueling ACC schedule — and losing streak — Thursday night at Virginia Tech, falling to the Hokies 68-56.

Rain washes away Pitt’s Coastal chances in 28-0 loss at VT

Paris Ford (12) and Damar Hamlin (3), pictured here after Pitt's loss to Penn State in September, led the Panthers with 10 and eight tackles, respectively, against Virginia Tech.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Pitt football shrunk from the heavy expectations, handing Bud Foster a perfect going-away gift — a 28-0 home victory in the pouring rain.

Prediction: Pitt to fall short in vital game at VT

Patrick Jones II (91) pursues a sack of UNC quarterback Sam Howell (7).

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Pitt football dominated Virginia Tech last season enroute to a Coastal Division championship. A year later, the Hokies and Panthers are set for another late-season clash with massive postseason implications.

Narduzzi discusses lions, tigers and Hokies — oh my

Pitt finally defeated UNC after seven years of losing to the Tar Heels.

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Pitt head football coach Pat Narduzzi discussed his team’s win over UNC and its important upcoming game against Virginia Tech during Monday’s weekly press conference.

No. 22 Hokies hand Pitt basketball ninth straight loss

First-year guard Xavier Johnson (1), pictured here against FSU, led Pitt with 18 points in the loss.

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball continued its struggles in ACC play Saturday afternoon, falling 70-64 to No. 22 Virginia Tech at the Petersen Events Center.

Women’s basketball drops eighth straight to Virginia Tech, 74-58

Junior guard Jasmine Whitney (3) goes up for a layup attempt during Pitt’s 74-58 loss to Virginia Tech Thursday evening.

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team saw its losing streak extend to eight games in a loss to Virginia Tech at home Thursday night.

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Pitt made history in its final home game of the season, racking up the most offensive yards, the longest play and the first time going undefeated in the ACC at home in program history.

Football Prediction: Pitt will come out on top 34-26

Then Pitt receiver Jester Weah broke a tackle before running to the 1-yard line in the final minutes of the Panthers’ loss to Virginia Tech in 2017.

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Pitt has been dominate at home this season, averaging 40.7 points and 295.7 yards per game. The only question is, will the Panthers be able to continue that streak when it matters most? Read here to see what you can expect from the Panthers when they face Virginia Tech this Saturday.

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