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Champagnie’s 30 propels Pitt past Wake in ACC Tournament

Champagnie’s 30 propels Pitt past Wake in ACC Tournament

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

But at their most desperate, the Panthers were efficient, tenacious and energetic at the end of a dragging ACC schedule. And after trailing for most of the game, Pitt unearthed a new level of emotion. A 13-4 run in the twilight of the second half propelled the Panthers (16-16 overall, 7-14 ACC) to a 81-72 victory over Wake Forest (14-17 overall, 6-15 ACC) in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Tuesday evening. 

Panthers win first ACC game, beat Wake 53-48

Panthers win first ACC game, beat Wake 53-48

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Pitt women's basketball snapped a 12-game overall losing streak, with its last win coming a full two months earlier on Nov. 30.

Panthers flake versus Wake, lose 69-65

Panthers flake versus Wake, lose 69-65

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 4, 2020

When Pitt downed Florida State in the season opener last November the possibilities seemed endless. Pitt had a winning conference record for the first time since 2016 and head coach Jeff Capel’s rebuild appeared to be right on track.  13 games later, Capel and his Panthers have been knocked down a peg. Pitt (10-4, 1-2 ACC) squandered a 16-point first half lead and lost, 69-65 to Wake Forest (8-5, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday afternoon. 

Women’s soccer falls 3-2 on West’s record-breaking night

Women’s soccer falls 3-2 on West’s record-breaking night

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Wake Forest halted Pitt’s hot streak with a double overtime heartbreaker, but it wasn’t a total loss for the Panthers as Amanda West etched her name atop the program’s single-season points list.

Women’s basketball downs Demon Deacons, 70-64

Women’s basketball downs Demon Deacons, 70-64

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The Pitt women’s basketball team put on one of its best performances of the season to beat Wake Forest 70-64 on the road

Demon Deacons possess Pitt, 78-76, in overtime heartbreaker

Demon Deacons possess Pitt, 78-76, in overtime heartbreaker

By Andrew Kelly, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

In a game that saw 10 ties and seven lead changes, the Demon Deacons made clutch plays at the right times to deal Pitt its sixth straight loss.

Takeaways from Pitt’s Coastal-clinching win over Wake Forest

Takeaways from Pitt’s Coastal-clinching win over Wake Forest

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 19, 2018

The Pitt football team whipped Wake Forest Saturday, 34-13, to earn the Panthers’ first-ever ACC Coastal title.

Panthers to unleash the demon on Wake Forest

Panthers to unleash the demon on Wake Forest

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

With a run game that can’t be stopped and a quarterback who is quietly improving, it is looking hopeful that Pitt will continue making history by clinching the first ACC Championship appearance in program history.

Pitt baseball drops series against Wake Forest

Pitt baseball drops series against Wake Forest

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

May 21, 2017

Heading into its weekend series against the No. 20 Wake Forest Demon Deacons, the Pitt baseball team was right on the bubble of the ACC Tournament. But the Panthers were only able to come away with one win, failing to make the cut for the fourth consecutive year. Pitt (23-30, 9-21 ACC) got off to a strong s...

Demon Deacons demonize Panther by double digits

Demon Deacons demonize Panther by double digits

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

In a battle of two-win conference teams, the Pitt women’s basketball team couldn’t outpace Wake Forest. Trying for consecutive wins for the first time since late December, the Panthers (10-13, 2-8 ACC) came up short in their game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (12-11, 3-7 ACC) Thursday at th...

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