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Sophomore forward Justin Champagnie (11) finished second in points per game and first in rebounds per game in the ACC. In comparison to last season, he increased his scoring average from 12.7 to 18.4 points per game, and his rebounding average from 7.0 to 11.1 per game.

Former Pitt forward Champagnie signs two-way deal with Toronto Raptors

By Stephen Thompson, Senior Staff Writer August 2, 2021
Former Pitt forward Justin Champagnie did not hear his name called during Thursday’s NBA Draft, but did find a temporary home at the next level nonetheless. A 2021 First Team All-ACC selection, Champagnie signed a two-way deal with the Toronto Raptors in the wee hours of Friday morning.
Sophomore forward Justin Champagnie (11) finished second in points per game and first in rebounds per game in the ACC. In comparison to last season, he increased his scoring average from 12.7 to 18.4 points per game, and his rebounding average from 7.0 to 11.1 per game.

Justin Champagnie declares for NBA Draft

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor May 10, 2021
After announcing that he was considering entering his name into the NBA Draft, star forward Justin Champagnie made it official Monday — the sophomore will forgo his remaining years of collegiate eligibility and go pro.
Pitt star forward Justin Champagnie announced on Tuesday that he will test the NBA Draft process.

Champagnie will “test the NBA Draft process;” final decision awaits

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor March 23, 2021
The Pitt star announced that he will “test the NBA Draft process” this offseason.
Earvin Magic Johnson steps down as the Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 9.

Take 5: Brown, Magic lead headlines for wrong reasons

By The Pitt News Staff April 12, 2019
Former Steelers wideout Antonio Brown drew the ire of Pittsburgh fans, fellow NFL players and the general public at large this past week with a controversial tweet at ex-teammate Juju Smith-Schuster.

Duke’s Grayson Allen to return to school for senior season

Duke junior guard Grayson Allen will return for his senior year, the school announced Thursday. Allen, a 6-foot-5 point guard from Jacksonville, Fla., averaged 14.5 points for the Blue Devils his junior...

Mens Basketball: Lamar Patterson selected in second round of NBA Draft

Men’s Basketball: Lamar Patterson selected in second round of NBA Draft

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor June 27, 2014

Lamar Patterson’s dream of playing in the NBA is that much closer to coming true.The former Pitt men’s basketball player was selected 48th overall in the NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.The news came...

Mens Basketball: Lamar Patterson to attend NBA Combine

Men’s Basketball: Lamar Patterson to attend NBA Combine

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor May 13, 2014

Lamar Patterson will be among the 60 professional prospects attending the NBA Draft Combine, the league announced on Monday.The event begins Wednesday in Chicago with interviews involving team personnel,...

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