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Student managers vital to basketball team’s success

The Pitt mens’ basketball managers are in charge of setting up and making sure everything is ready for practices and games.

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

Knowing they wouldn’t be playing DI Basketball, but not wanting to give up their love of the game, three seniors joined the Pitt Basketball team as managers their freshman year.

Sheldon on the sideline: Jeter enjoying stint as managers’ head coach

Sheldon Jeter coaches the basketball managers team. (Courtesy of Caleb Gilbride)

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

February 8, 2016

Although he would soon get revenge against Georgia Tech, Sheldon Jeter left the Petersen Events Center defeated by the Yellow Jackets Monday night in January. Jeter, a forward on the men’s basketball team, hadn’t played a secret game against Pitt’s ACC foes. Instead, his loss came from the sideline...

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