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Pitt women wilt at No. 5 Louisville, 83-49

With the loss to No. 5 Louisville, the Panthers (3-16 overall, 0-8 ACC) extend their losing streak to 12 games on the season and remain winless in conference play in womens’ basketball.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

Pitt dropped its 12th straight game in blowout fashion to No. 5 Louisville on Sunday, 83-49.

Wolfpack deal Pitt season-worst 88-44 loss

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris (1) attempts to drive toward the hoop during Pitt’s 88-44 loss to NC State.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

While the Panthers trailed by a manageable eight points at halftime, they collapsed in the second half en route to a season-worst 88-44 loss.

Weekend sports: Pitt teams experience inverse results

Senior Michaela Burton posted a score of 9.875 on the floor exercise, the highest on the day during Pitt’s 193.750-193.225 loss to Ball State.

By Marshall Worth, for the Pitt News

January 21, 2020

Pitt athletics had a busy weekend, as five teams took part in events. While men’s basketball’s win over UNC grabbed most of the headlines, other squads suited up for both conference and non-conference play — and experienced a mixed bag of results.

Poor shooting streak seals Pitt loss to Syracuse, 69-51

Fifth-year guard Aysia Bugg (2) scored 13 points during Pitt’s 69-51 loss to Syracuse on Sunday.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball began Sunday’s matinee matchup against Syracuse like a team on track to finally snap its nine-game losing streak, but collapsed down the stretch and pushed the streak to double digits.

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

Junior Guard Gabie Green achieved season highs in field goal attempts (23) and minutes played (41) Thursday night at Clemson.

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

First-year guard Amber Brown attempts to push through Notre Dame’s defense.

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

First-year guard Dayshanette Harris moves past a Miami defender.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 10, 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

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) goes up for a dunk during Pitt’s 87-79 victory over Canisius.

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

Fifth-year guard Aysia Bugg (2) scored 10 of Pitt’s points during the team’s 79-70 loss to Boston College on Sunday.

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

Amber Brown (5) led Pitt with 11 rebounds while contributing 12 points in a 60-52 loss to Notre Dame.

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.

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