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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

A Pitt student sits on another students shoulders in Oakland in a crowd celebrating Pitts ACC Championship win against Wake Forest University earlier in the night.

Photos: Students celebrate Pitt win in Oakland

By Clare Sheedy, Assistant Visual Editor December 5, 2021
After Pitt football’s ACC championship win against Wake Forest University in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday night, students celebrated in the streets of Oakland.
Pitt fans cheer during Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photos: ACC Championship Game Fans

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
Pitt fans cheer on the Panthers as they face off against Wake Forest during Saturday evening’s ACC championship game.
Keyshon Camp (10) and John Morgan III (6) embrace after a defensive play during the ACC Championship football game.

Photos: ACC Championship Game

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor December 4, 2021
The Pitt Panthers faced off against Wake Forest in front of a packed crowd at Saturday evening’s ACC Championship Game.
Jordan Addison (3) and Kenny Pickett (8) celebrate the first touchdown at the Oct. 3, 2020, game against NC State.

ACC Championship game between Pitt, Wake Forest to feature no shortage of scoring

By Frankie Richetti, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
The 2021 ACC Championship game will feature two elite offenses, piloted by two of the country’s best quarterbacks. Expect points, points and more points when Pitt and Wake Forest battle for the conference crown this weekend.
Senior forward Terrell Brown, the lone player honored on Senior Day at the Pete on Tuesday, opened the scoring with a dunk.

Sibande’s 23 points sink Demon Deacons on Senior Day

By Stephen Thompson and Dalton Coppola March 3, 2021
Pitt (10-10 overall, 6-9 ACC) put the last week’s trials behind them and put forth one of its strongest efforts of the season, particularly on the defensive end, in a 70-57 win over Wake Forest (6-14 overall, 3-14 ACC). Capel reached deep into his bench and pulled out a complete team effort in the nearly wire-to-wire victory.
Last place Wake defeats distracted Pitt, 76-75

Last place Wake defeats distracted Pitt, 76-75

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2021
Pitt was unable to fend off Wake Forest on Saturday evening in Winston-Salem. The Demon Deacons rode electric shooting from 3-point distance to their first conference victory of the season, 76-75.
Pitt postpones Saturday’s game with Boston College; will go to Wake Forest instead

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

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor January 20, 2021
As of Wednesday evening, the ACC has not chosen a date for the game to be made up.
First-year forward Justin Champagnie’s layup is blocked by Syracuse.

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

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

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. 
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