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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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.
Senior receiver Maurice Ffrench makes his way into the end zone for Pitt’s second touchdown against UCF.

Pitt Special: Trickery lifts Pitt over No. 15 UCF, 35-34

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor September 21, 2019
Against UCF on Saturday, head coach Pat Narduzzi and offensive coordinator Mark Whipple avenged last week’s heartbreaking loss by dialing up a bold play when Pitt needed it most.when Pitt needed it most.
First-year guard Trey McGowens (2) completes a dunk during Pitt’s 89-86 victory of Louisville Wednesday evening.

Pitt ends ACC losing streak with 89-86 overtime win over Louisville

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor January 10, 2019
Pitt guard Trey McGowen broke a 39-year record and Pitt ended a 690 day losing streak on Wednesday night in its 89-86 win over Louisville.
Senior forward Danielle Garven (1) drives the ball during Pitt’s 65-62 victory over Fordham.

Panthers persevere over Fordham, 65-62

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer December 6, 2018
The Pitt women’s basketball team narrowly persevered against Fordham, defeating the Rams 65-62 at the Petersen Events Center Wednesday night.
Sophomore forward and center Terrell Brown dunks the ball during the Panthers victory against Troy on Monday. Brown scored 8 points in the Panthers Thursday evening victory against Central Arkansas.

Wilson-Frame, Toney Lead Panthers Past UCA Bears 97-71

By Andrew Kelly and Stephen Thompson November 16, 2018
Pitt Basketball is already week of last year’s team in terms of wins. The Panthers won their fourth game, a 97-71 win over the University of Central Arkansas, on Nov., 15. Last year, the Panthers didn’t win their fourth game until Dec. 1.
Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

Panthers run wild on Hokies, win 52-22 in Coastal clash

By Sami Abu-Obaid, Staff Writer November 10, 2018
Pitt made history in its final home game of the season, racking up the most offensive yards, the longest play and the first time going undefeated in the ACC at home in program history.
Senior running back Darrin Hall, pictured here against Penn State earlier this season, led the Panthers with 229 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Panthers win 23-13, leapfrog Va. in ACC Coastal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor November 3, 2018
The sloppy field conditions were perfectly suited for the Panthers, who pounded the ball on the ground and stifled Virginia’s offense en route to a 23-13 victory.
Pitts defensive line celebrates redshirt sophomore Therran Colemans overtime interception against Syracuse Saturday afternoon.

Three takeaways from Pitt’s OT homecoming win

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 8, 2018
Now halfway through the season, it’s becoming clearer what we can expect to see from Pitt on a weekly basis. Here’s what Saturday revealed about the team:
Junior wide receiver Maurice Ffrench (2) receives a pass during the end of the second quarter.

No ex’Cuse: Panthers beat Syracuse 44-37 after weather delay, overtime

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer October 6, 2018
The senior running back tandem of Qadree Ollison and Darrin Hall carried Pitt to an overtime victory, rushing for a combined 299 yards and three touchdowns.
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