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Clemson conquers Pitt women’s basketball in OT, 75-67

Clemson conquers Pitt women’s basketball in OT, 75-67

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Despite leading through much of the last two quarters, the Panthers failed to close the game out and lost 75-67 in overtime, missing another opportunity to snap their lengthy losing streak.

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

What to watch for in Pitt sports this week

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

The upcoming week in Pitt sports boasts a packed slate, including two men’s basketball games, a top-10 battle involving the red-hot wrestling team and a chance for women’s basketball to steal a long-awaited road win.

Pitt drops eighth straight at Virginia Tech, 68-56

Pitt drops eighth straight at Virginia Tech, 68-56

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball continued its grueling ACC schedule — and losing streak — Thursday night at Virginia Tech, falling to the Hokies 68-56.

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

ICYMI: Basketball, wrestling performances headline winter break

By Ben Mankowski and Marshall Worth

January 6, 2020

While the student body at large kicked its feet up around the holiday fireplace, Pitt’s winter athletes stayed active as ever over break, notching victories in wrestling, football and men’s basketball.

Eagles edge Panthers 79-70 in Sunday matinee

Eagles edge Panthers 79-70 in Sunday matinee

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball once again fell just short in a tight ACC contest, losing to Boston College 79-70 at the Petersen Events Center Sunday afternoon.

Rough shooting dooms Pitt in loss to Notre Dame, 60-52

Rough shooting dooms Pitt in loss to Notre Dame, 60-52

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

With a second close battle to start its ACC schedule, the Pitt women’s basketball team again fell by eight points, this time to rival Notre Dame, 60-52, at the Petersen Events Center Thursday night.

Harris’ big night not enough in 78-73 loss to PSU

Harris’ big night not enough in 78-73 loss to PSU

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

Pitt women's basketball lost 78-73 in a game that served as a breakthrough for first-year guard Dayshanette Harris.

Students are away, athletes play: Pitt stacks victories over Thanksgiving break

Students are away, athletes play: Pitt stacks victories over Thanksgiving break

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Pitt sports had a busy Thanksgiving break, with many games bridging the week-long gap. Volleyball concluded regular season play in dominating fashion, while both the men’s and women’s basketball teams took part in traditional early-season tournaments.

Panthers suffer City Game defeat to Duquesne, 81-62

Panthers suffer City Game defeat to Duquesne, 81-62

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Saturday's City Game didn’t resemble much of a rivalry, as Duquesne cracked open an early lead en route to a 81-62 victory over the Panthers.

Pitt teaches Fairleigh Dickinson a lesson on School Day, 69-60

Pitt teaches Fairleigh Dickinson a lesson on School Day, 69-60

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Pitt didn’t let the thousands of school children who filled the stands as part of the team’s annual School Day down, beating Fairleigh Dickinson behind 17 points from Aysia Bugg.

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