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Panic at the Pete: Wise, Johnson’s transfers cause for alarm

Cameron Johnson (23) is the fourth player to transfer from the Pitt men's basketball team since the end of the season. TPN File Photo (2017)

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

It started with a harmless announcement March 13. That’s when sophomore guard Crisshawn Clark revealed his intention to transfer from the Pitt men’s basketball team after missing the entire 2016-17 season with a torn MCL and meniscus. Clark could have provided some useful depth for the Panthers if health...

Leading returning scorer Cameron Johnson leaving Pitt

Redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Johnson is transferring from the Pitt men's basketball team. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

After having three players transfer in the past three weeks, the Pitt men’s basketball team is now losing its leading returning scorer. Redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Johnson is pursuing his transfer from the university. Johnson’s father Gil confirmed the news to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette early Sat...

Damon Wilson transferring from Pitt men’s basketball team

Sophomore guard Damon Wilson is the third player to transfer from the Pitt men's basketball team in the past week. Evan Meng | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

Another day, another player transferring away from the Pitt men’s basketball team. Sophomore Damon Wilson announced his intention to transfer from the team Wednesday, barely one week after true freshman Corey Manigault and sophomore Crisshawn Clark decided to leave the team. “I am grateful for my ...

Clark, Manigault transfer from basketball team

Pitt basketball Head Coach Kevin Stallings has lost every member of his 2016 recruiting class. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

Say goodbye to the Pitt men’s basketball team’s 2016 recruiting class. All three members of the Panthers’ 2016 class are no longer with the team, as true freshman Corey Manigault followed sophomore Crisshawn Clark in announcing his intention to transfer next season. “We wish Corey and Crisshawn the best of luck as they look to continue their college...

True freshman Corey Manigault leaving Pitt

Every member of Pitt Head Coach Kevin Stallings's 2016 recruiting class has transferred from the program. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

Say goodbye to the Pitt men’s basketball team’s 2016 recruiting class. All three members of the Panthers’ 2016 class are no longer with the team, as true freshman Corey Manigault followed sophomore Crisshawn Clark in announcing his intention to transfer next season. “We wish Corey and Crisshawn the best of luck as they look to continue their c...

Pitt men’s basketball ekes out 81-73 win over Penn State

Pitt F Michael Young led the Panthers in scoring for the ninth game in a row with 29 points against Penn State. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 10, 2016

The Pitt men’s basketball team picked up another win Saturday afternoon, but again the Panthers made it much harder on themselves than it needed to be. Pitt (8-2) allowed only 22 points in the first half against the Penn State Nittany Lions (6-5) while jumping out to a 20-point halftime lead. The...

Pitt men’s basketball adds three in early signing period

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 18, 2015

With the early recruit signing period coming to a close, the Pitt men’s basketball team announced the three newest members of the Panther Hoops program. A University release announced that Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon signed three out-of-state recruits —Justice Kithcart, Crisshawn Clark and Corey Manig...

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