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Basketball overhaul: Pitt’s 2017 class

St. John's transfer Malik Ellison is ineligible to play this season but should provide leadership moving forward.
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By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

May 31, 2017

Coming off the program’s worst season since 2000, this offseason has signaled next year could be worse. The past few months have been some of the most tumultuous in the team’s history, with four seniors graduating and five others transferring elsewhere. As of now, the team only has two return...

Pitt basketball lands Lafayette transfer Monty Boykins

Pitt Head Coach Kevin Stallings is close to finalizing next year's team, which will be made up almost entirely of new players. John Hamilton | Editor-in-Chief

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

May 15, 2017

The 2017-18 Pitt basketball roster is taking its final shape with head coach Kevin Stallings adding another player Monday in Lafayette transfer Monty Boykins. The 6-foot-5 guard played just one game this past year, missing nearly the entire season due to a shoulder injury he suffered against Villano...

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