Late Night Takes: Early Bowl Season Outlook

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We are a little less than 2 months away from the most wonderful time of year. Yes, that includes Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, but it also means Bowl Season. I know there are people out there that like to make jokes about a team only needing 6 wins to become bowl eligible and I […] READ MORE


Hall Leads Pitt Past Duke, 24-17

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Pitt tops Duke 24-17 behind the brilliant running of junior tailback Darrin Hall, 24 carries for 254 yards and 3 TDs, that resulted in a must-win road victory at Duke in Durham, NC yesterday. READ MORE


After Pitt’s loss to NC St, Season Slipping Away

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2017 will most likely mark the end a 9 year bowl streak for the Pitt Panthers, albeit many of those bowls were attended by 6-6 Pitt teams from the past. Pitt would have to win 4 of their last 5 games after losing to NC State 35-17 this past Saturday at Heinz Field. READ MORE


PITT With Chance For Statement Win Against N.C State

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You want to talk about two teams that are in two different emotional states right now, just look at the matchup at Heinz Field on Saturday between N.C State and PITT.  The Wolfpack come into the game with a record of 5-1 (3-0 in the ACC) and in a tie for 1st with Clemson in […] READ MORE


Volleyball: “Set” Up For An Exciting 2nd Half

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September 8……..The last time that the PITT Volleyball team lost a match.  After a 3-1 victory Sunday afternoon in Miami, Florida, PITT has now won 10 straight matches and are in a tie for 1st place in the conference with N.C State which could set up a huge match on October 22 at the Fitzgerald […] READ MORE


PITT-Syracuse: The Low-Key Rivalry

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We all remember last season’s PITT-Syracuse game where they ran up and down the court and were just hitting threes all night……Wait hold on they run up and down the court in Basketball.  My bad, but it is a good comparison when talking about last seasons 76-61 PITT victory at Heinz Field in front of […] READ MORE




Oklahoma St Drubs Pitt 59-21, Panther Defense Reaching 1996 Levels

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In 1996, the Pitt defense surrendered 430 points. Last year, the Panthers surrendered 458 points but managed an 8-5 record after scoring a team-high 532 points. Today, the #9 Oklahoma State Cowboys would shred Pitt 59-21 in a game in which the Pitt defense gave up 676 total yards at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. READ MORE


Matt’s Mailbag: Should PITT, Penn State and WVU Play Each Other Every Year?

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I decided to jump into the weekly mailbag (or bi-weekly we will see) and answer any questions that you may have regarding anything PITT Athletics.  I will try and answer anything from football to basketball to soccer, etc and have some fun with it as well. And I will try to do one every, if […] READ MORE