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Pittsburgh Panthers guard Justin Champagnie (11) defends North Carolina Tar Heels guard Leaky Black (1) during the second half at the Petersen Events Center. Pittsburgh won 66-52.
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Josh Rowntree
January 18, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Pitt missed a shot, got an offensive rebound and scored. Then they forced a turnover, went down the court, missed a shot and got another offensive board. Rinse, repeat. On the opposing bench, a North Carolina team led by Roy Williams watched, as Jeff Capel’s Panthers built a 20-point halftime lead...
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A mock of Pitt's new 3500-seat arena for volleyball, gymnastics and wrestling
University of Pittsburgh
Josh Rowntree
January 14, 2020 - 3:40 pm
The look of the upper portion of Pitt’s campus in Oakland is about to look much different. On Tuesday, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke unveiled the plans for a revitalized athletic campus that is intended to heavily impact the development of student athletes for...
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi (center) leads the team onto the field to play the Ohio Bobcats at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 20-10.
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Josh Rowntree
December 18, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi introduced his 2020 early signees in this year’s recruiting class Wednesday. Dayon Hayes, a defensive end from Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh’s City League, was the top commit according to most recruiting services. Hayes, a four-star recruit, is arguably the...
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Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim (left) and Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel (right) shake hands before their game at the Petersen Events Center.
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Josh Rowntree
December 03, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Jeff Capel is secure with who he is as a coach and as a person. But the lessons he’s taken from others continue to fuel that belief. The leader of Pitt’s resurgent men’s basketball program currently has the Panthers at 6-2, fresh off a tournament win in last week’s Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-...
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Pittsburgh Panthers guard Trey McGowens speaks during ACC Operation Basketball at Charlotte Marriott Center.
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Josh Rowntree
November 12, 2019 - 9:33 pm
Jeff Capel knows the immaturity of his young team is real. But he also isn’t afraid to give some tough love in order to correct it. Such was the case last week, when Capel threw his players out of a practice before the team’s surprising loss to Nichols State Saturday. He knew that what he was...
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Associated Press
November 09, 2019 - 5:11 am
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 11:
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald (99) during practice at at The Grove.
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Josh Rowntree
November 07, 2019 - 11:30 am
Cam Heyward has watched Aaron Donald for a long time. And, despite Donald being arguably the most disruptive defensive force in the NFL, Heyward seems most impressed by another facet of Donald’s life. “I admire the work he’s done here… in the Penn Hills area,” Heyward said. “That dude gives back to...
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi stands on the field during a warm up practice prior to the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.
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Associated Press
November 06, 2019 - 3:11 pm
When the Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule was finalized, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson did a double-take — none of his team's first three games would be on a Saturday.
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Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Kenny Pickett threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns, one of them coming on a trick play to put Pittsburgh ahead for good, and the Panthers held off Syracuse 27-20 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi stands on the field during a warm up practice prior to the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.
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Josh Rowntree
September 30, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi fielded the question, smiled, and quickly dismissed it. Over the weekend, a report came out of New Jersey that Narduzzi, in his fifth year in Pittsburgh, was a potential candidate to take the vacant head coaching position at Rutgers. “I signed a long-term contract here a few...
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