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No. 21 Pitt Falls to West Virginia in Yard Brawl Twin Meet

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PITTSBURGH, Pa.— After Pittsburgh was victorious on the soccer discipline again in September, West Virginia took revenge on the mat within the wrestling version of the Yard Brawl on Sunday afternoon.

The Mountaineers used late efforts in a number of bouts to outlast the No. 21 ranked Panthers 24-11 contained in the Fitzgerald Discipline Home, snapping a two-match shedding streak to the Panthers and giving West Virginia its first win over Pittsburgh beneath fifth-year head coach Tim Flynn.

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West Virginia additionally earned its first victory over a ranked opponent in two years, with the final coming over then No. 17 Northern Colorado in January 2021.

Mountaineers redshirt freshman Jordan Titus’ match with No. 1 ranked Cole Matthews at 141 kilos proved to be the spotlight of the meet, as Titus used a duck-and-under takedown with 17 seconds remaining within the third interval to interrupt a 1-all tie and declare a 3-1 victory over the returning All-American. Matthews entered the matchup undefeated with 10 consecutive victories to start out the season.

Titus’ triumph sparked a run of 4 straight wins for the Mountaineers, serving to West Virginia construct an 18-4 lead by way of six matches.

Sam Hillegas adopted Titus with a 2-0 sudden demise victory over Pittsburgh’s Tyler Badgett at 149 kilos. Hillegas was awarded two factors upon gaining offensive place on Badgett after the 2 went all the way down to the mat. West Virginia’s Alex Hornfeck then defeated Dan Mancini with a 3-1 resolution at 157 following a takedown within the third interval.

West Virginia’s Peyton Corridor closed the run with a pinfall victory over Holden Heller at 165. Corridor initially grabbed a 2-0 lead with a primary interval takedown, however the factors have been waved off by the referee upon video assessment. Corridor was then in a position to counter Heller and earn a pin at 4:43 within the second interval.

Luca Augustine put Pittsburgh again on the board after defeating Brody Conley 3-2 at 174 earlier than Anthony Carman’s 7-2 resolution over Reece Heller at 184 sealed the meet victory for the Mountaineers. Carman has now secured a West Virginia win in back-to-back meets after undertaking the identical feat Friday in opposition to Ohio.

The Panthers and Mountaineers break up the ultimate two matches, with Pittsburgh’s No. 2 ranked Nino Bonaccorsi taking an 18-4 main resolution over Brian Finnerty at 197 and West Virginia heavyweight Michael Wolfgram claiming a 9-4 win over Jake Slinger.

The 2 groups every additionally grabbed a win to start the meet. No. 7 ranked Killian Cardinale defeated Colton Camacho 5-3 at 125 kilos, giving West Virginia an early 3-0 lead.

No. 7 Micky Phillippi answered for Pittsburgh, utilizing a takedown as time expired and a further level for driving time to defeat Davin Rhoads 10-2 at 133. This gave the Panthers their lone benefit of the match at 4-3 earlier than the Mountaineers’ run.

Pittsburgh now sits at 5-2 after its four-match win streak involves an finish. The Panthers will host Buffalo on Friday, then compete in three straight ACC duals in opposition to Virginia, Virginia Tech and North Carolina.

West Virginia (6-1) has now gained three consecutive matches, matching its second-longest string beneath Flynn. The Mountaineers’ highway journey will proceed on Friday at Tennessee-Chattanooga earlier than returning to Massive 12 competitors at Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.



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Watch: Duquesne MBB Displays On Dambrot’s five hundredth Profession Win

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The Duquesne Males’s Basketball Group defeated George Mason 75-52 Wednesday night time on the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse and in doing so, gave head coach Keith Dambrot his five hundredth profession victory.

Following the sport, student-athletes Dae Dae Grant and Tevin Brewers, along with Dambrot and affiliate head coach Dru Joyce III all spoke to reporters.

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Duquesne Downs George Mason, 75-52; Dambrot Celebrates five hundredth Profession Win

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Whereas carrying his LeBron James logoed Duquesne Males’s Basketball hoodie, Keith Dambrot earned his five hundredth profession victory, because the Dukes bested George Mason 75-52 Wednesday evening on the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse.

Duquesne (16-8/6-5 Atlantic 10) was paced by Dae Dae Grant’s 20 factors and 7 assists. Tevin Brewer added 17 factors on 7-of-10 capturing. The 52 factors Duquesne conceded on this sport have been a season low.

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George Mason (13-12/5-7 A-10) noticed Josh Oduro paved the way along with his 13 factors and 13 rebounds. DeVon Cooper contributed 12 factors. The Patriots matched a season low in factors achieved twice earlier this season.

Duquesne went scoreless for the opening 3:04 of this sport, as a number of beauty have been unable to fall. Grant scored the group’s first seven factors.

Grant’s contributions wouldn’t cease there as he had a hand in every of Duquesne’s first 19 factors as he had three assists and buried three free throws. He additionally was an ideal three-for-three from the sector throughout this time.

Duquesne’s benefit was a slim one as George Mason took benefit of Oduro’s dimension benefit within the submit and scored 10 of its first 13 factors within the paint, a +6 margin in the course of the first eight minutes.

The streak ended when Tevin Brewer known as his personal quantity on a floater.

Offensively, Duquesne was related with six assists on eight makes within the early going. A 13-2 run over 7:38, allowed the Dukes to create some separation, with the spotlight coming when Brewer maintained his dribble within the paint and located Austin Rotroff for an and-one play.

Whereas Duquesne allowed George Mason to make at a excessive price, 45.5% the Patriots have been held scoreless for six minutes because the Dukes constructed upon its run.

Duquesne made one other defensive stand, as George Mason was held scoreless for the ultimate 2:42 of the half and Grant overcame some contact to beat the buzzer.

It was a 31-23 Dukes lead at halftime. Tre Williams was a +15 within the opening half.

Each groups performed evenly till Duquesne went on a 10-2 barrage, culminating in Quincy McGriff discovering David Dixon for a layup. George Mason coach Kim English known as a timeout after this cease.

George Mason would go scoreless for 5 minutes earlier than Oduro transformed an and-one play. That potential momentum shift didn’t final lengthy because the Dukes would rating the subsequent six factors.

Rotroff grabbed his second steal of the evening and located Grant in transition for a layup and English spent one other timeout.

It was clean crusing for the hosts after that.

Duquesne stays residence to host St. Bonaventure Saturday at 12:30 in a contest carried by USA.



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Simply Buckets with Jamarius Burton Episode 8: Aidan Fisch Joins the Present

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Within the newest episode of Simply Buckets with Jamarius Burton, Pitt basketball ahead Aidan Fisch joins Burton because the present’s co-host.

Watch the complete episode beneath as the 2 Panthers break down a few of Pitt’s ACC video games and get into Fisch’s journey from being a childhood Pitt fan to being a scholarship participant on the workforce.



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