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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Junior Kalista Walters (32) fights for a loose ball against Wake Forest’s Ona Udoh (44) in Pitt’s 72-38 loss to Wake Forest Wednesday night. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Demon Deacons send Panthers packing in ACC tournament

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer March 1, 2018

Riding a seven-game losing streak and with one last chance to turn the season around in the ACC tournament, the Pitt women’s basketball team was blown out in Wednesday’s first round by Wake Forest,...

Jared Wilson-Frame (0), junior guard and forward, missed a dunk with 10 seconds left in Pitt’s loss to Wake Forest Wednesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Demon Deacons dunk on Panthers, 63-57

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer February 21, 2018

In a game where neither team led by more than seven points, the Pitt men’s basketball team battled fellow ACC bottom-dweller Wake Forest Wednesday but couldn’t convert enough opportunities down the...

Wake Forest tops Pitt, 58-49

Wake Forest tops Pitt, 58-49

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor January 4, 2018

Yacine Diop hit a three-pointer to bring Pitt within one point of Wake Forest with 2:53 remaining in the fourth quarter. The three gave Diop 26 points on the night, a team high; but they would be the last...

Pitt senior forward Michael Young scored 16 points and pulled down four rebounds against Georgia Tech, but his efforts were not enough to lead his team past the Yellow Jackets. TPN File Photo

Pitt suffers devastating 63-59 defeat at Demon Deacons

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer February 22, 2017

The Pitt men’s basketball team had its fourth win in five games all but secured late in the first half Wednesday night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Instead, the Panthers blew a 19-point lead...

John Collins tries to block Ryan Luther during a game last February. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

How to sneak past the Deacs: Can Pitt beat Wake?

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor February 21, 2017

Just when it seemed like the Pitt men’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament chances were disappearing, the Panthers beat their second top-25 team of the season and kept some hope alive. Pitt’s 80-66...

Pitt forward 	Kalista Walters shoots against Louisville on Jan 29. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

Panthers fall prey to Deacons, 57-48

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | Staff Writer February 5, 2017

The Panthers and the Demon Deacons each claimed the lead twice Sunday, but when the Panthers failed to put a stop to the Deacons’ rampant scoring, the game ended with a familiar outcome for the men’s...

Mariah Bell (10) accumulated 30 kills over the weekend for the Panthers. Edward Major II / TPN File Photo

Volleyball splits weekend matches at home against Wake Forest and Duke

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer November 13, 2016

After losing to both the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Duke Blue Devils on the road in October, the Pitt volleyball team managed to vanquish only one of the two hellish opponents over the weekend....

Mariah Bell (10) and the Panthers suffered back-to-back losses against Duke and Wake Forest in North Carolina this past weekend. Edward Major | Staff Photographer

Volleyball loses first conference games in North Carolina

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer October 9, 2016

The Pitt volleyball team left for North Carolina with a flawless ACC record, but returned with a pair of losses against the Duke Blue Devils and Wake Forest Demon Deacons over the weekend. The Panthers...

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