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Capel’s best newcomers are ready for the spotlight

The 2020 Pitt men’s basketball recruiting class is Pitt’s highest rated recruiting class since 2012.

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer

July 23, 2020

The 2020 Pitt men’s basketball recruiting class enters Oakland ahead of one of the most highly anticipated seasons in recent memory. From sharpshooters to high flyers, this season welcomes a plethora of must-watch talent.

Newcomers to shuffle Pitt basketball rotations

First-year forward and Brooklyn native Justin Champagnie (11) was the leading scorer during Pitt’s 2019-20 season with 12.7 points per game.

By Elliott Borawski, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

With Pitt basketball officially ending their season with a record of 16-17 and 6-14 in conference play, it is time to look forward to next season. As the Panthers welcome new faces into the fold, there will be a fight for playing time and a different rotation will surely be in order for next season.

Horton earns high praise from Capel, Johnson

Pitt sophomore transfer Ithiel Horton averaged 13.2 points per game as a first-year player at Delaware.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

One topic surprisingly rose to the forefront of Pitt basketball’s Monday media session — the behind-the-scenes play of sophomore transfer guard Ithiel Horton.

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