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Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson darts past a Clemson defender.

Johnson to transfer, will not finish season with men’s basketball

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 24, 2021
Pitt men’s basketball junior guard Xavier Johnson confirmed a report from Craig Meyer of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday morning that Johnson will immediately leave the Pitt program and enter the NCAA transfer portal. 
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.
NCAA announces return of voluntary workouts, proposal for transfer rule changes

NCAA announces return of voluntary workouts, proposal for transfer rule changes

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor May 26, 2020
All Division I athletes will be permitted to participate in voluntary workouts beginning June 1, the NCAA Division I Council announced last Wednesday. The move ends the moratorium on such activities that began with the explosion of the coronavirus pandemic in March and was set to expire on May 31.
Kyla Nelson announced that she will be transferring out of Pitt on Twitter around 6 p.m. Thursday night.

Kyla Nelson to transfer from Pitt

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer April 3, 2020
Pitt women’s basketball will be short one of its veteran players next season, as junior guard Kyla Nelson announced Thursday she will transfer from the program.
Sophomore guard Trey McGowens decided to transfer from Pitt.

A requiem for Trey McGowens’ time at Pitt

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor March 19, 2020
Sophomore guard Trey McGowens entered the transfer portal Wednesday, leaving behind a complicated legacy in his two seasons at Pitt.
Ryan Murphy shoots a corner three against Boston College.

Ryan Murphy to enter transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor March 15, 2020
Pitt basketball junior guard Ryan Murphy is entering the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate transfer with one year of remaining eligibility.
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Pitt volleyball adds notable SoCon Libero for 2020 season

By Dominic Campbell , Senior staff writer February 17, 2020

Coming off of the best season in program history, Pitt Volleyball is continuing to build and improve going into next year with the addition of a new transfer to the team. Rising senior Libero Marija...

 Sophomore wide receiver V'lique Carter (19) pulls in his first receiving touchdown catch out of a streak from the backfield during Pitt's 17-14 win over Delaware.

Pitt back V’Lique Carter to enter NCAA transfer portal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor January 14, 2020
V’Lique Carter, who recently finished up his sophomore season for Pitt football, will enter the NCAA transfer portal.
First-year quarterback Joey Yellen will transfer from Arizona State to Pitt, becoming eligible for the 2021 season.

Former Arizona State QB Joey Yellen to join Panthers

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor January 2, 2020
Pitt football added a potentially vital transfer on Thursday afternoon, as former Arizona State quarterback Joey Yellen will be joining the Panthers starting in the spring semester.
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