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Newkirk to transfer from Pitt following offseason knee injury

Newkirk to transfer from Pitt following offseason knee injury

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

August 30, 2015

Following a May microfracture surgery on his left knee, junior point guard Josh Newkirk will transfer from Pitt, the school announced Sunday. According to head basketball coach Jamie Dixon, Newkirk is hoping to get in closer proximity to his home state of North Carolina. “Josh is looking to get...

Brown University big man Maia transferring to Pitt

Brown University big man Maia transferring to Pitt

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

May 4, 2015

Pitt’s men’s basketball team received a much-needed addition to its frontcourt, as Brown University graduate transfer Rafael Maia committed to the program for the upcoming school year, Pitt announced on Monday.Head coach Jamie Dixon said the program is excited about bringing in Maia.“Over his th...

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