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Defensive woes resurface for Pitt men’s basketball team

By John Harris 11:45 p.m.
WINSTON SALEM, N.C. — In a season featuring transition and change, there has been one constant with the Pitt men’s basketball team. No matter who starts ...

Pitt’s NCAA Tournament hopes take a hit with loss to Wake Forest
By John Harris
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Pitt men’s basketball team transformed from road warriors to road worriers after a stunning 69-66 defeat against Wake Forest before 10,109 ...
Pitt women end regular season with win over Clemson
By Karen Price
The Pitt women shouldn’t have been trailing Clemson by eight points at halftime on Sunday, yet there they were. With the chance to clinch the ...
Against Wake Forest, Pitt looks to reverse fortunes on road
By John Harris
The Pitt men’s basketball team shot less than 40 percent in two of its past three road games, both resulting in losses. Although teams generally shoot ...
Improved play against zone keys Pitt’s turnaround
By John Harris
A few weeks ago, when Pitt appeared to be out of the NCAA Tournament picture after losing three consecutive games, coach Jamie Dixon encouraged his ...
At Pitt, a chance to make early impression under Narduzzi
By Jerry DiPaola
The Pitt football team emerged from its indoor practice facility after a 90-minute workout Friday morning. Players stepped into a parking lot covered in darkness. ...
Notre Dame women shoot lights out in victory over Pitt
By The Associated Press
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Fourth-ranked Notre Dame couldn’t miss a shot at the start of the second half against Pitt. The Irish already were up by ...
At Pitt, a chance to make early impression under Narduzzi
By Jerry DiPaola
The Pitt football team emerged from its indoor practice facility after a 90-minute workout Friday morning. Players stepped into a parking lot covered in darkness. ...
Pitt’s Young leaves impression with inside game
By John Harris
When Pitt sophomore forward Michael Young went scoreless for only the second time in his college career, coach Jamie Dixon immediately made Young a focus ...
Pitt takes care of business in a victory over Boston College
By John Harris
Pitt won a basketball game it couldn’t afford to lose on Tuesday night, 71-65, over Boston College before an announced crowd of 9,142 at Petersen ...
Pitt’s rise coincides with improvement by sophomore forward Artis
By John Harris
Pitt’s turnaround this season began with the emergence of forward Jamel Artis as a legitimate scoring threat. During a stretch in which Artis led Pitt ...
Clairton’s Titus Howard dismissed from Pitt football team
By Jerry DiPaola
Titus Howard’s once-promising Pitt career ended Monday when coach Pat Narduzzi dismissed him for violation of team policy, school officials announced. Howard, a sophomore from Clairton, was suspended for the entire 2014 season by former coach Paul Chryst for disciplinary reasons. He remained with the team but participated only in practice. Two ...
Pitt basketball team ready for ACC stretch run
By John Harris
Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is making his case for the Panthers advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the 11th time in 12 years entering Tuesday’s ...
Role change suiting Pitt’s Jones just fine
By John Harris
SYRACUSE, N.Y — Pitt sophomore guard Chris Jones’ scoring average hasn’t changed much as he adjusts to coming off the bench. But Jones’ role has ...
Panthers win defensive slugfest over Syracuse
By John Harris
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The first time Pitt and Syracuse met this season, the teams combined for 160 points in a Panthers victory. On Saturday, the teams ...
Pitt women’s coach McConnell-Serio’s preparation leading Panthers to success
By Karen Price
On Friday afternoon, the Pitt women’s basketball team sat in its film room at Petersen Events Center as the coaching staff showed clip after clip ...