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Pitt loses 24th game at Virginia, 66-55

First-year guard Amber Brown pushes past Louisville’s Yacine Diop.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Thursday's loss makes eight straight for Pitt and also gives the Panthers their most losses in school history, eclipsing the previous high of 24 in the 1995-96 season.

Pitt comeback falls short against Virginia, 59-56

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson led Pitt with 16 points against Virginia.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

The defending national champion Virginia Cavaliers earned a road win in the Petersen Events Center Saturday, but a late Panther run made the game come down to the final second.

Opinion | It’s time to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Opinion | It’s time to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

November 19, 2019

While the passage of the ERA would formally enforce that every American is protected against discriminative allegations based on gender under the Constitution, it would also mean so much more than that.

No. 4 Panthers sweep UVA in ACC opener

Senior Layne Buskirk (right) recorded three kills in the first set, contributing to a team hitting percentage of .520 against UVA.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Pitt volleyball’s quest for an ACC Championship three-peat got off to a dominant start with a 3-0 victory at Virginia to open conference play.

Takeaways from Pitt football’s opening loss

Junior quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) rolls out to his right before throwing his second interception while being chased down by junior Virginia outside linebacker Charles Snowden (11).

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Under the helm of new offensive coordinator Mark Whipple, the Panthers utilized a pass-heavy attack as the backfield took a backseat.

Missed opportunities doom Pitt in 30-14 loss to Virginia

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

August 31, 2019

Pitt simply didn’t make the right plays at the right times, falling 30-14 to Virginia in Saturday night’s home opener at Heinz Field.

Pitt football releases initial depth chart

Junior Damarri Mathis (21) is listed as a co-starter cornerback alongside junior Jason Pinnock.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

Pitt football released its first official depth chart Monday afternoon — and though it didn’t unveil any shocking revelations, some of its inclusions and absences are noteworthy.

Virginia, team of destiny, wins National Championship

Virginia Cavaliers guard Ty Jerome hoists the championship trophy aloft as he walks off the court on Monday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Virginia defeated Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime to win the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

No team in recent memory has embodied the "team of destiny" cliche more than the 2019 Virginia men’s basketball team.

Men’s NCAA Tournament Championship set to be defensive battle

Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) is lifted off the floor by teammates after he sunk three free throws to win the game for Virginia against Auburn in a semifinal of the NCAA Tournament Final Four on Saturday, April 6, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Virginia advanced, 63-62.

By Tyler Moran, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

The age-old sports adage that defense wins championships certainly held true on Saturday night when No. 3 Texas Tech and No. 1 Virginia each won their Final Four matchups to advance to the National Championship.

What are the odds: Final Four picks

Kihei Clark (0) of the Virginia Cavaliers.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

In the Final Four, Auburn’s fast-paced offense could cause problems for Virginia, while Texas Tech’s stifling defense will make for a low-scoring affair against Michigan State.

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