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Pitt men’s basketball players huddle at the exhibition game versus Gannon University Monday night, as head coach Jeff Capel looks on.

Men’s basketball hopes to recover from roster turnover in Capel’s fourth year

By Jermaine Sykes, For The Pitt News November 2, 2021
Pitt men’s basketball isn’t expected to do much this season, but those within the program see an opportunity to exceed expectations with a revamped roster in Jeff Capel’s fourth season at the helm.
Nike Sibande during the Pitt men’s basketball game against NC State last season.

Sibande suffers ACL injury, will miss 2021-22 season

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor November 2, 2021
Nike Sibande will miss the 2021-22 season after suffering an ACL tear in men’s basketball’s exhibition game vs. Gannon Monday night.
Pitt senior guard Nike Sibande transferred from Miami (Ohio) to the University of Pittsburgh this past summer.

Column┃Nike Sibande and the NCAA’s transfer problem

By Carson Zaremski, For The Pitt News November 13, 2020
The NCAA's system for obtaining immediate eligibility goes against the best interest of the student-athletes who it's meant to protect.
Miami transfer Sibande picks Pitt

Miami transfer Sibande picks Pitt

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor June 20, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel added to his already robust 2020 recruiting class on Saturday afternoon. Miami University transfer guard Nike Sibande announced at 1 p.m. on his Twitter account that he will use his final year of eligibility playing for the Panthers.
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