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Postgame Reaction from Pitt’s Loss at Home vs. Syracuse



PITTSBURGH — Pitt lost its fifth straight game on Senior Night against Syracuse on Wednesday, 72-49. The Panthers could never really get anything going on the offensive end by shooting the basketball, and to make things worse, they turned the ball over 18 times. But Pitt’s defense also continued to stumble, as it has throughout the latter half of this season.

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After the disappointing loss, Pitt head coach Jeff Capel, and freshman Justin Champagnie and senior Anthony Starzynski spoke with reporters, including Nate Bell of Pittsburgh Sports Now.

Syracuse also addressed the media following his team’s impressive road win.

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Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson
4 years ago

This was a strange game. There was no energy from our guys. It is obvious we have no consistent shooters, our inside game is non-existent and there is no leadership on the floor. I know this team is young, but,I have not seen not one game this year when Pitt does not go through long stretches without scoring.Yesterday’s game should make some guys take a look in the mirror and say am I really as good as I think. As a team, pride and heart has to kick in, the Coaches do not shoot, pass, dribble, rebound or play defense.… Read more »

Clark Martineau
4 years ago

Put that, “Lower than rock bottom” statement by Boeheim on the locker room wall. It’s time to get some motivation.

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