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Sophomore guard Dayshanette Harris scored 14 points against North Carolina on Feb. 14. Pitt women’s basketball ended its season with a 5-14 record.

Women’s basketball hopes to build around youth in offseason

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 16, 2021
This season was a tale of two schedules for Pitt women’s basketball. The young roster had to contend with COVID-19 and its own inexperience, all of which yielded a 5-14 record, and a 3-12 conference record.
The Pitt women's basketball team lost 67-56 to the Boston College Eagles on Wednesday in the first round of the ACC tournament

No. 3 Louisville pulls away from Pitt women’s basketball in dominant second half

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 19, 2021
A dominant second half from the Cardinals erased any hopes of an upset at the Petersen Events Center.
Pitt women’s basketball lost 81-72 against North Carolina at home this afternoon.

Death by fouls and free throws: Women’s basketball drops close contest

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 15, 2021
Pitt women’s basketball (4-9, 2-8 ACC) continued its recent cold-streak futility with its fifth loss in a row, this time against North Carolina (10-8, 5-8 ACC) with a score of 81-72. This comes on the heels of a matchup where Pitt surrendered a late lead to Wake Forest and lost in overtime.
Pitt fell 71-61 to Syracuse Sunday afternoon.

Fouls and turnovers cost Pitt a close game against Syracuse

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer February 8, 2021
Despite a close game in the fourth quarter, Pitt women’s basketball could not bounce back at home against the Syracuse Orange on Sunday, losing 71-67. The Panthers have dropped both games against the Orange, and extended their now three-game losing streak.
The Pitt women's basketball team lost 74-55 to the Virginia Tech Hokies Thursday night at the Petersen Events Center, now falling to 2-5 in the ACC and 4-6 overall.

Poor shooting, costly turnovers doom Pitt women’s basketball against Virginia Tech

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer February 5, 2021
Turnovers, poor shooting and a lack of discipline plagued the Pitt women’s basketball team in a lopsided defeat to Virginia Tech on Thursday night.
Pitt womens' basketball fell 72-68 to Miami Thursday night, its first game in 32 days.

Diving sinks Duquesne, other Pitt teams disappoint over weekend

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer January 25, 2021
The high-powered Pitt wrestling team took its first loss of the season in a blowout. Meanwhile, women’s basketball and gymnastics both suffered close losses against favored opponents. That said, the women’s diving team remained a bright spot by picking up a dual meet win over Duquesne.
The Pitt women's basketball team lost 72-68 against the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday night inside the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt women’s basketball blows 23-point first quarter lead to Miami in return to action

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
Miami snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat against Pitt women’s basketball on Thursday night, overcoming a 23-point first quarter deficit to defeat Pitt 72-68.
Pitt paused all team activities in accordance with the ACC’s coronavirus protocols and will not play again until at least Jan. 21.

Pitt women’s basketball makes strides, faces challenges during pandemic season

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer January 18, 2021
Despite the debate on whether college athletes should play this winter, and several programs either postponing or cancelling their seasons, the Pitt women’s basketball team has already completed its rather short nonconference schedule and begun ACC play. The team has steadied itself into a 3-3 record.
Canadian striker Chantelle Parker joins the 2020 Pitt women’s soccer team.

First-year Panthers to get to know

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor July 21, 2020
But don’t wait until you step into Heinz Field, the Pete or Fitzgerald Field House to start learning about your classmates. Get to know some of the stars of the class in 2020 before you join them in Pittsburgh.
Pitt Athletics announced Tuesday that five other Panther teams will return on June 29.

Additional athletes to return to campus on June 29

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer June 23, 2020
Two weeks after Pitt welcomed football players back to campus for a phased return to voluntary offseason activity, Pitt Athletics announced Tuesday that five other Panther teams will return on June 29 for a similar process.
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