Pittsburgh beats Notre Dame 9-5 behind 5 home runsMay 24, 2023 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Noah Martinez hit one of Pittsburgh's five home runs — a three-run blast — to help the Panthers beat Notre Dame 9-5 on Wednesday in the ACC Tournament.
Strome helps Capitals deal hit to Islanders’ playoff hopesApril 11, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ilya Sorokin allowed three goals on the first nine shots he faced behind a sloppy defense, and the New York Islanders’ playoff hopes took a significant hit with a 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals on Monday night.
Batherson, Ferguson lead Senators to 2-1 win over PenguinsMarch 21, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Drake Batherson scored a power-play goal from in front with 2:09 left in regulation, Dylan Ferguson stopped 48 shots in his first NHL game in more than five years, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.
Pitt holds Iowa State to 23% shooting in 59-41 1st-round winMarch 17, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Nelly Cummings scored 13 points and No. 11 seed Pittsburgh held sixth-seeded Iowa State to 23% shooting in a 59-41 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.
Palmieri, Nelson lead Islanders’ 6-3 rout of Anaheim DucksMarch 16, 2023 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri had a career-high four points with a goal and three assists, Brock Nelson scored two goals and linemate Pierre Engvall also scored in the New York Islanders’ 6-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.
Pitt edges Mississippi St in back-and-forth First Four gameMarch 15, 2023 GMT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jamarius Burton made a go-ahead jumper with 10 seconds left and Pitt edged Mississippi State 60-59 in a back-and-forth First Four game Tuesday night that featured 21 lead changes — most in the NCAA Tournament in five years.
Clemson’s Bresee continues on NFL path after sister’s deathMarch 14, 2023 GMT
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Defensive tackle Bryan Bresee put on a strong face and a good showing for NFL teams at Clemson's pro day on Tuesday.
Bresee, surrounded by teammates and family, continued moving forward on his pro football path after t he death of younger sister, Ella, this past September.
Filipowski scores 22, hot-shooting No. 21 Duke blasts PittMarch 9, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C, (AP) — Duke’s recent formula for success has focused around playing solid defense and rebounding.
If the Blue Devils can score the way they did on Thursday, they could be headed for another deep run in the NCAA Tournament.
Pitt eliminates Georgia Tech in second round of ACC tourneyMarch 8, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C, (AP) — Jamarius Burton scored 21 points, Federiko Federiko added 19 and Pittsburgh ousted Georgia Tech 89-81 in the second round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday.
Appleby is Wake Forest’s 2nd straight ACC AP player of yearMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Wake Forest guard Tyree Appleby is The Associated Press men's basketball player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the second straight season a Demon Deacons player took the honor after Alondes Williams earned it a year ago.
Miami takes No. 1 seed in ACC, edges Pitt 78-76 for titleMarch 5, 2023 GMT
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Jim Larrañaga climbed the ladder, grabbed the last strand of net, ripped it off the rim and waved it in the air.
It took all 20 league games, going down to the final second, but his Hurricanes can call themselves Atlantic Coast Conference champions.
Bobrovsky makes 31 saves as Panthers beat Penguins 4-1March 5, 2023 GMT
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 31 saves, Sam Bennett scored in his return to the lineup and the Florida Panthers stopped Pittsburgh’s four-game win streak with a 4-1 victory against the Penguins on Saturday night.
Pittsburgh visits Florida after Zucker’s 2-goal gameMarch 3, 2023 GMT
Pittsburgh Penguins (30-21-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Florida Panthers (30-27-6, sixth in the Atlantic Division)
Sunrise, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Florida Panthers after Jason Zucker's two-goal game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Penguins' 5-4 overtime win.
Lankinen leads Predators past Panthers 2-1March 3, 2023 GMT
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Lankinen made 30 saves and the Nashville Predators put a dent in the playoff hopes of the Florida Panthers with a 2-1 win Thursday night.
Matt Duchene and John Leonard each scored for Nashville, which also beat Florida 7-3 at home on Feb.
Notre Dame wins coach Mike Brey’s home finale, upsets PittMarch 2, 2023 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marcus Hammond and Cormac Ryan each scored 20 points as Notre Dame won longtime coach Mike Brey’s final home game with an 88-81 victory over No. 25 Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
No. 2 Alabama rallies from 17 down to top rival Auburn in OTMarch 2, 2023 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly scored 24 points, Brandon Miller made the clinching free throws with six seconds left and No. 2 Alabama rallied from a 17-point deficit before beating archrival Auburn 90-85 in overtime Wednesday night.
Hank scores 19, Clemson women beat Pitt in ACC TournamentMarch 1, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hannah Hank scored a career-high 19 points, Daisha Bradford had 15 points, six assists and four steals and 10th-seeded Clemson beat No. 15 seed Pittsburgh 71-53 on Wednesday in the first round of the ACC Tournament.
Lundell, Luostarinen lead Panthers over Lightning 4-1March 1, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Anton Lundell and Eetu Luostarinen scored 1:41 apart late in the first period, and the Florida Panthers ended the Tampa Bay Lightning’s home points streak at 16 games with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Hinson hits 6 3s, Pittsburgh rolls past Syracuse, 99-82February 26, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to lead six Pittsburgh shooters into double-figure scoring as the Panthers put on an offensive show in their final home game, a 99-82 win over Syracuse on Saturday night.
Pitt hits 20-win mark sinking Georgia Tech 76-68February 22, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nelly Cummings scored 22 points and Blake Hinson scored 19 points and Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 76-68 on Tuesday night.
Federiko Federiko scored 14 points and Jamarius Burton 12 for Pitt, which made 19 of 20 foul shots including all eight in the final two-and-a-half minutes.
No. 10 Notre Dame races to quick lead, cruises by Pitt 83-43February 19, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Notre Dame coach Niele Ivey's voice can get raspy from time to time, one of the hazards of her job.
Typically, though, it recovers between games. Only it didn't following a last-second win over Louisville last week.
Virginia Tech knocks Pittsburgh out of first place, 79-72February 19, 2023 GMT
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Grant Basile posted his fourth straight game with 20 or more points and Virginia Tech knocked Pittsburgh out of first place in the ACC with a 79-72 upset win on Saturday.
Pitt is now 12-4 in ACC play, in third place a full game behind first-place No.
Pitt’s surprising first-place ACC run fueled by disrespectFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The anger is still tangible to Greg Elliott and the rest of the Pittsburgh Panthers. Accessible, too.
A couple of swipes on Elliott's phone takes him back to the preseason poll that picked Pitt to finish 14th in the 15-team Atlantic Coast Conference.
Pitt wins sixth straight and is alone in first place in ACCFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson made six 3-pointers in scoring 21 points and Pittsburgh left Boston College behind in the second half to win 77-58 on Tuesday night and take a half-game lead in the ACC.
Pittsburgh finishes strong, beats Florida State 83-75February 11, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jamarius Burton and Blake Hinson scored 19 points each, Nike Sibande added 10 points in a key stretch of the second half, and Pittsburgh defeated Florida State 83-75 on Saturday.
Citron, Westbeld lead No. 10 Notre Dame past Pitt 69-63February 10, 2023 GMT
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Sonia Citron scored 20 points, Maddy Westbeld added 17 and Notre Dame beat Pitt 69-63 Thursday night.
Sophomore guard Olivia Miles had a double-double of 11 points and 13 assists to go along with seven rebounds and two steals as the Fighting Irish (19-4, 10-3 ACC) extended their home winning streak against Pitt to 16 games.
Pitt moves into 1st-place ACC tie destroying LouisvilleFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 15 points off the bench, nine Pittsburgh players entered the scoring column and the Panthers demolished Louisville 91-57 on Tuesday night and moved into a first-place tie with Clemson in the ACC.
Day-Wilson, Taylor each score 13, No. 16 Duke women top PittFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Shayeann Day-Wilson and Celeste Taylor each scored 13 points and No. 16 Duke beat Pittsburgh 53-44 on Thursday night.
Taylor scored nine of her points in the fourth quarter to help Duke pull away.
Hinson’s tip caps rally, Pitt surges past No. 20 Miami 71-68January 29, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has spent the better part of a decade as an afterthought. Bottoming out in the Atlantic Coast Conference will do that.
The program's long, slow rise back to relevance under Jeff Capel appears to finally be gaining traction.
No. 15 UNC women beat Pitt 72-57 behind big 4th quarterJanuary 27, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 23 points, Kennedy Todd-Williams added 22 points and No. 15 North Carolina used a big fourth quarter to beat Pittsburgh 72-57 on Thursday night.
It was tied at 44-all after three quarters until North Carolina opened the fourth on a 17-1 run to take control.
Hinson hits eight 3-pointers, Pitt edges Wake Forest 81-79January 26, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson scored 24 points on a program-record tying eight 3-pointers and Pittsburgh held on to defeat Wake Forest 81-79 on Wednesday night after blowing a 13-point second-half lead.
Well-traveled Jurkovec happy to come home to PittsburghJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Jurkovec committed to Notre Dame as a sophomore in high school back in the spring of 2016, a decision the quarterback described as difficult because it meant choosing the Fighting Irish over the hometown Pittsburgh Panthers.
Penguins goaltender Jarry out until after the All-Star breakJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry's on-again, off-again season is now off again.
Coach Mike Sullivan said Wednesday that the two-time All-Star will miss at least two games with an upper-body injury.
Pittsburgh visits Washington after Letang’s 2-goal gameJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
Pittsburgh Penguins (24-15-8, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Washington Capitals (25-18-6, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Washington Capitals after Kris Letang scored two goals in the Penguins' 7-6 overtime win over the Florida Panthers.
Letang gets OT game-winner, leads Penguins over Panthers 7-6January 25, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang scored his second goal of the game with 54 seconds left in overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 7-6 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Letang scores twice in return, Pens beat Panthers 7-6 in OTJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Amid a nightmarish season off the ice, Kris Letang has been searching for joy. A sense of normalcy.
He found a little of both Tuesday night.
The veteran Pittsburgh defenseman scored twice in his return from a lower-body injury, the second with 54 seconds left in overtime to give the Penguins a 7-6 victory over Florida.
Florida visits Pittsburgh in Eastern Conference actionJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
Florida Panthers (23-20-5, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (23-15-8, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Penguins -150, Panthers +126; over/under is 6.5
Zibanejad, Shesterkin lead Rangers past Panthers 6-2January 24, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored twice and Igor Shesterkin stopped 33 shots as the New York Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Monday night.
Adam Fox had a goal and two assists, and Jimmy Vesey, Alexis Lafreniere and Filip Chytil also scored for the Rangers, who are 15-4-2 since Dec.
Green Jr.’s 24 points carry Florida St. past Pitt 71-64January 21, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darin Green Jr. scored 24 points and Florida State won consecutive contests for the second time this season, beating Pitt 71-64 on Saturday.
Matthew Cleveland and Caleb Mills each scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Florida State (7-13, 5-4 ACC).
Amoore scores 21, No. 12 Hokie women top Pitt 69-62January 20, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Georgia Amoore scored 16 of her 21 points in the second half, Taylor Soule and Elizabeth Kitley had double-doubles and No. 12 Virginia Tech held off Pittsburgh 69-62 on Thursday night.
Pitt deals Louisville 8th consecutive loss 75-54January 19, 2023 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Greg Elliott scored 23 points and Pittsburgh handed Louisville its eighth straight loss, 75-54, on Wednesday night.
Elliott was 9-of-12 shooting with five 3-pointers, Nike Sibande made four first-half 3-pointers for his 12 points and Jamarius Burton had 10 points and a career-tying 11 assists — his first double-double — for the Panthers (13-6, 6-2 ACC).
Sibande’s 21 points spark Pitt past Georgia Tech, 71-60January 14, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Nike Sibande came off the bench to score a season-high 21 points and grab six rebounds to help Pittsburgh hold off Georgia Tech 71-60 on Saturday.
Sibande has scored in double figures off the Panthers' bench in three of their last four games, including a 16-point effort in a 68-65 win over No.
Filipowski, Proctor help No. 24 Duke rally past Pitt 77-69January 12, 2023 GMT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski and his Duke teammates started asserting themselves in the paint, attacking the boards and doing a better job defending Pittsburgh's shot makers.
The effort erased a big deficit — and provided first-year coach Jon Scheyer with an illustration of how this bunch of young Blue Devils can meet their potential.
Surprising Clemson, Pitt starting fast in topsy-turvy ACCJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
Brad Brownell isn't quite ready to go there. A decade-plus of trying to lead Clemson out of the ACC's muddled middle class has taught the Tigers' longtime coach it is best not to get ahead of yourself.
Clemson claims top spot in ACC with 75-74 win over PittJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Hunter scored 17 points, Hunter Tyson and PJ Hall added double-doubles and Clemson rallied late to beat Pittsburgh 75-74 on Saturday in a showdown for the top spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Nowell scores 36 as Kansas State beats No. 6 Texas 116-103January 4, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 36 points and nine assists as Kansas State beat No. 6 Texas 116-103 on Tuesday night with a stunning offensive outburst that gave first-year Wildcats coach Jerome Tang his biggest victory.
Pittsburgh rallies past No. 11 Virginia 68-65January 4, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has spent the better part of a decade spinning its wheels near the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Panthers may finally be gaining traction by using a formula that made the program successful during its lengthy stay near the top of the Big East during the 2000s.
Late field goal puts Pitt over No. 18 UCLA 37-35 in Sun BowlDecember 31, 2022 GMT
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Ben Sauls kicked five field goals, including a 47-yarder in the final seconds, and Pitt beat No. 18 UCLA 37-35 in a back-and-forth Sun Bowl on Friday.
The Panthers (9-4), playing without five starters who opted out of the game, took advantage of five UCLA turnovers, including four interceptions.
Burton scores 31, Pitt beats No. 25 North Carolina 76-74December 30, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jamarius Burton scored a career-high 31 points, Blake Hinson had seven points in the final minute and a half and Pittsburgh knocked off No. 25 North Carolina 76-74 on Friday.
Burton, a graduate student, was 14 of 17 from the field and had six rebounds.
Ravens-Steelers in prime time could be decided in trenchesDecember 30, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (7-8) at BALTIMORE (10-5)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Ravens by 2 1/2.
Brady, Bucs can clinch NFC South with win over PanthersDecember 29, 2022 GMT
CAROLINA (6-9) vs TAMPA BAY (7-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, FOX
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Bucs by 3
No. 18 UCLA seeks 10-win season in Sun Bowl against PittDecember 29, 2022 GMT
Sun Bowl: No. 18 UCLA (9-3) vs. Pittsburgh (8-4), Friday, 2 p.m. Eastern (CBS)
FanDuel Sportsbook College Line: UCLA by 5 1/2.
Pitt’s Patti subs again as postseason QB in Sun Bowl vs UCLADecember 29, 2022 GMT
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Nick Patti once again steps in for a bowl game after the guy ahead of him on the depth chart didn't stick around.
For UCLA's Dorian Thompson-Robinson, the Sun Bowl will be his first postseason experience after appearing in 45 games over the senior's five seasons.
Wilks’ Panthers control playoff destiny with 4 games leftDecember 12, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks’ stock is on the rise.
Behind Wilks’ belief in smash-mouth football and solid, opportunistic defense, Carolina has won three of its last four games and now controls its playoff destiny.
Pittsburgh pulls away in 2nd half to beat Sacred Heart 91-66December 10, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nelly Cummings scored a season-high 24 points, Federiko Federiko and Blake Hinson had double-doubles and Pittsburgh pulled away in the second half to beat Sacred Heart 91-66 on Saturday.
Lawrence’s free throws give Vanderbilt 75-74 win over PittDecember 8, 2022 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyrin Lawrence's two free throws with 1.1 seconds left gave Vanderbilt a 75-74 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
Pitt had taken the lead after Nelly Cummings capped an 8-0 run with a midrange jumper with 14.3 seconds remaining.