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Pitt Women’s Basketball Full Schedule Released for 2023-24 season



Pitt women's basketball under head coach Tory Verdi has been putting in work on the recruiting trail.

Pitt women’s basketball found out their conference opponents Tuesday night, as the ACC announced their full schedule for the 2023-24 season.

The Panthers are under new head coach Tory Verdi in his first season at the helm and is the 10th head coach in 50 years of the program He took over from Lance White, who served as the Panthers’ head coach for five seasons, before athletic director Heather Lyke fired him for accruing a record of 42-99, the worst five year stretch of any head coach in Panthers history.

Pitt will, once again, play home-and-away matches with Boston College, Louisville, Notre Dame and Syracuse for the fifth straight season, since the ACC moved to 18 conference games in the 2019-20 season.

They will host Notre Dame in the first ACC game on Thursday, Jan. 4, Louisville on Thursday, Jan. 11, Syracuse on Sunday, Jan. 21 and Boston College on Senior night on Sunday, March 3. Pitt will travel to Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 14, Louisville on Sunday, Jan. 28, Notre Dame on Sunday, Feb. 4 and Syracuse on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Pitt will also play four other teams at the Petersen Events Center in Georgia Tech on Sunday, Jan. 7, Duke on Thursday, Feb. 1, Florida State on Thursday, Feb. 8 and NC State on Sunday, Feb. 11. They will travel to four other ACC opponents with Virginia Tech on New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31 for the first ACC game and then Virginia on Thursday, Jan. 25, North Carolina on Thursday, Feb. 15 and Clemson on Sunday, Feb. 18.

This accommodates the non-conference schedule that Pitt released in August. They will host Yale, rival West Virginia in the Backyard Brawl, Coppin State, Saint Francis, Binghamton and Lehigh. They will also face George Mason and rival Duquesne in the City Game on the road.

Pitt travels to play in two tournaments in Florida. They’ll take on Northern Kentucky and Akron in the Daytona Beach Invitational over Thanksgiving weekend and then two teams to be announced in the Sun Coast Challenge in Tampa from Dec. 18-19.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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