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No. 1 Player in Pennsylvania, Jeffress, commits to Pitt basketball

Head coach Jeff Capel (far right) and his coaching staff frantically signal to Pitt's players during a game.

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

In a five minute video detailing his journey through basketball, William Jeffress Jr., a 6-foot-7 four-star forward in the class of 2020 from nearby Erie, Pa. announced his commitment to Pitt basketball. 

2020 guard Femi Odukale commits to Pitt

Femi Odukale hails from Brooklyn and is currently a senior at Massachusetts' Springfield Commonwealth Academy.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

Femi Odukale, the three-star Class of 2020 combo guard out of Springfield Commonwealth Academy, Massachusetts, announced his commitment to Pitt Wednesday afternoon.

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