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Pitt Offers Shamiel Stevenson

Photo courtesy of Shamiel Stevenson

Pitt Offers Shamiel Stevenson

Kevin Stallings and his staff are looking to round out their first recruiting class at Pitt and last night they offered a potential member.

Shamiel Stevenson, a 6-6, 230 lb. small forward from Hillcrest Prep Academy (Utah) picked up an offer from the Panthers. 247 Sports rates Stevenson as a 3-star recruit and he holds offers from USC, Georgia Tech and Arizona State.

“I was surprised because they haven’t seen me that long but at the same time, I wasn’t that surprised because I have been playing very well and they said they need a player like me. I was thinking to myself that the offer could come,” said Stevenson.

Photo courtesy of Shamiel Stevenson

Stevenson, who’s a native of Oakville, Canada, is someone that seems like a Stallings type player, in other words, someone that can do a lot of things. I asked him about the strengths of his game.

“I’m an all-around player. I can do almost anything well on the court. I can play defense, can guard multiple positions, can hit the outside shot, can pass and find people and I can play 1 thru 4 on the court,” said Stevenson.

Photo courtesy of Shamiel Stevenson

Right now, Stallings has commitments from 4 players (Jared Wilson-Frame, Marcus Carr, Terrell Brown and Aaron Thompson) and Stevenson seems like a player that Pitt has a lot of interest in.

“We’ve talked yesterday about me scheduling a visit so I’m going to look at my schedule. Pitt is definitely a place I’m interested in. The situation is really good. They need a couple of guys and they like my versatility and believe I’m a guy who can come in and play right away.”


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