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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

Junior forward Yacine Diop (12) led the Panthers this season with an average of 15.7 points per game. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Season in review: Women’s basketball lacks luster

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer March 11, 2018

When the final buzzer sounded against Wake Forest on Feb. 28, the Pitt women’s basketball team finished their season on a flat note — a 72-38 blowout loss in the ACC tournament. The lopsided loss...

Junior Kalista Walters (32) fights for a loose ball against Wake Forest’s Ona Udoh (44) in Pitt’s 72-38 loss to Wake Forest Wednesday night. (Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics)

Demon Deacons send Panthers packing in ACC tournament

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer March 1, 2018

Riding a seven-game losing streak and with one last chance to turn the season around in the ACC tournament, the Pitt women’s basketball team was blown out in Wednesday’s first round by Wake Forest,...

Junior forward Yacine Diop (12) scored 20 points during Pitt’s 77-66 loss to NC State Thursday night. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

Pitt falls to NC State, loses fifth straight

By Adin Link | Staff Writer February 22, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team extended its losing streak Thursday night as they were chased down by the No. 21 NC State Wolfpack, 77-66. The Panthers (10-18 overall, 2-13 ACC) failed to capitalize...

Sophomore guard Alayna Gribble (23) scored 23 points at Pitt’s 82-58 loss to Miami Thursday night. (Photo by | Thomas Yang)

Miami mauls Pitt, 82-58

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer February 15, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team kept it close early in the first half of Thursday night’s game against Miami but couldn’t keep up in the second half, losing 82-58. The Panthers (10-16 overall,...

Eagles sink talons into Panthers, 72-61

Eagles sink talons into Panthers, 72-61

By Jordan Mondell | Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team slipped back into a losing rut Sunday afternoon after a loss to an evenly matched Boston College, 72-61. In a tight game in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the Panthers...

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney (3) scored 14 points against Clemson during Pitt’s 58-42 victory Thursday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt ends losing streak, beats Clemson, 58-42

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer February 1, 2018

In a battle of ACC bottom dwellers, the Pitt women’s basketball team ended its four-game losing streak, winning 58-42 against Clemson. The win was the first for the Panthers (10-13 overall, 2-8 ACC)...

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

Diop shines as Panthers fall to Louisville, 77-51

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 19, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team couldn’t capitalize on another strong performance from redshirt junior forward Yacine Diop, falling to the undefeated No. 2 Louisville Cardinals, 77-51 — despite...

Junior forward Yacine Diop (12) scored 23 points during Pitt’s 89-66 loss to Virginia Tech Thursday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Pitt falls to Virginia Tech, remain winless in ACC

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor January 12, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team walked off the court with a losing record after falling to Virginia Tech, 89-66, in Thursday night’s road game at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia. The Panthers...

Junior forward Kalista Walters became one of four ACC players to make all 12 field goal attempts during the Panthers 87-49 win to Chicago State on New Year’s Eve.  (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Women’s basketball poised for potential upset

By Alex Lehmbeck, For The Pitt News January 8, 2018

The Pitt women’s basketball team came within one point of North Carolina before a heartbreaking 68-67 defeat on Sunday. Pitt’s most recent loss was its second in a row and fourth of the winter break. The...

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

UNC beats Pitt in final seconds, 68-67

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer January 7, 2018

Sophomore guard Jasmine Whitney was just two foul shots away from giving Pitt the victory against UNC Sunday afternoon, but failed to hit either as Pitt lost, 68-67, and stayed winless in the ACC at 0-3. The...

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