The Pittsburgh Sports Now Notebook is sponsored by the Law Office of Mark A. Smith. Give them a call at 412-368-8398 or visit www.injurylawyerpgh.com
UPDATE (7:46 PM)-
**Pitt has more competition for this 7 foot center target.
Clemson has offered @MbackeDiong ‼️🏀
— Pete Munch (@CoachPete25) February 28, 2017
UPDATE (1:39 PM)-
**A couple of leftover items from Junior Day and a couple of players that were supposed to attend but didn’t.
North Carolina LB Caleb Deveaux: “Pitt is always great, but I couldn’t make it there this weekend. I plan on going up for spring practice.”
Ohio LB Antwuan Johnson: Johnson had a personal situation in his family which prevented him from coming.
UPDATE (12:46 PM)-
**Check out the shot this morning from Ryan Luther at the Pitt shootaround.
— Pitt Basketball (@Pitt_MBB) February 28, 2017
UPDATE (12:15 PM)-
**Pitt will have their NFL Pro Day on March 22 at the UPMC Sports Complex.
UPDATE (9:41 AM)-
**West Virginia has also offered TE Matt Alaimo (6-foot-4, 235 pounds) from Montvale, New Jersey. Alaimo has 17 offers including an early one from Pitt.
UPDATE (9:33 AM)-
**West Virginia has extended an offer to Lima, Ohio TE Keaton Upshaw. This is Upshaw’s 4th offer which also includes one from Pitt.
UPDATE (9:16 AM)-
2018 6'10" Brandon Stone ( @bridgecitybball ) will unofficially visit South Carolina tomorrow for their home game against Mississippi St.
— PGH Bball Report (@PGHbballReport) February 28, 2017
UPDATE (9:06 AM)-
NIT Bracketology: February 27 https://t.co/W3WeGbtEmd
— John Templon (@nybuckets) February 27, 2017
UPDATE (8:57 AM)-
**Historically, the Pitt football program has had success recruiting Paramus Catholic (Paramus, New Jersey) which annually produces D-1 talent. The Panthers are now trying to land one of their top players in 2018.
DE Dorian Hardy, (6-foot-5, 245 pounds) who is a 247 Sport 4-star recruit, has received an offer from Pitt. Hardy is ranked as one of the Top 150 players in the country and holds offers from Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Florida, Penn State, Michigan, Ohio State and Miami.