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Pitt postpones Saturday’s game with Boston College; will go to Wake Forest instead

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Wednesday the postponement of Pitt’s Saturday matchup with Boston College due to a positive COVID-19 test within the Eagles’ program.
January 20, 2021
As of Wednesday evening, the ACC has not chosen a date for the game to be made up.

Champagnie’s 30 propels Pitt past Wake in ACC Tournament

First-year forward Justin Champagnie’s layup is blocked by Syracuse.
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

Pitt women’s basketball celebrates after breaking a two-month losing streak with a win against Wake Forest.
January 30, 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

Junior guard Ryan Murphy made three of his seven 3-point attempts against Binghamton Friday night.
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

 First-year forward Amanda West (9) completed both of Pitt’s goals during Thursday night’s 3-2 loss to Wake Forest.
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

Senior forward Danielle Garven (1) led Pitt’s offense with 21 points during Thursday evening’s 70-64 victory over Wake Forest.
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

First-year point guard Xavier Johnson (1), pictured here against Syracuse on Feb. 2, scored nearly a third of Pitt’s 76 points during Pitt’s loss against Wake Forest Tuesday night.
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

Sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett carries the ball during the Panthers’ victory against the Virginia Tech Hokies Nov. 10.
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

Junior wide receiver Maurice Ffrench runs the ball during Pitt’s 55-22 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday.
November 15, 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

Senior catcher Manny Pazos scored the winning run in Pitt's 5-4 win over Wake Forest Friday. Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor
May 20, 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...

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