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Wednesday Recruiting Notebook



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UPDATE (7:34 PM)-

**North Carolina 5-star DE KJ Henry released his Top 10 tonight and good news for Pitt.

UPDATE (7:28 PM)-

**Less than a week after getting an offfer from Duquesne, Torrey Patton gets one from Andy Toole and Robert Morris.


UPDATE (7:08 PM)-

**Pitt quarterback Nate Peterman is shooting up the NFL Draft board. 2nd round pick?

UPDATE (7:00 PM)-

**Major offer for Butler’s Jake Kradel. If Pitt is going to get him, they’re going to have to work overtime.

UPDATE (6:42 PM)-

**Couple recruiting notes courtesy

Duquesne is showing interest in forward Tariiq Jones (6-7) from Schoolcraft College. Kent State, Kansas State, Toledo and Virginia Tech are alsoshowing interest.

Cam Allen (6’1, PG) from Pensacola State is making a visit to Robert Morris next weekend. Last season, Jones averaged 14 PPG and shot 35% from 3 point range.

UPDATE (2:36 PM)-

**Jeff Goodman’s College Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman says that Pitt has approached a talented junior graduate transfer.

Goodman says Pitt has approached 6-10 forward Kerem Kanter. Last season, Kanter averaged 11.3 PPG and 6.3 Rebounds. Kanter will have 2 years of eligibility remaining.

Other teams involved are Michigan State, Kansas, Purdue, UConn and Baylor are other teams involved.

UPDATE (10:17 AM)-

**Pitt got a visit yesterday from a Georgia running back. Colby Wood from Jefferson High School in Jefferson, Georgia made the trip to Pittsburgh. Wood (5-foot-10, 180 pounds) is a player that Pitt’s shown interest in dating back to November when Coach Sherman checked in on him.

“My visit went real well! I got to see Coach Sherman again and catch up and Coach Powell. They’re interested and are going to keep in contact with me. He told me that he’ll be back at the school real soon.”

UPDATE (9:36 AM)-

**Georgia tight end Ben Bresnahan tells Pittsburgh Sports Now that he’ll make a visit to Pitt on April 14.

UPDATE (9:09 AM)-

**Pat Narduzzi had an interesting visitor to the complex last week. PSN has learned that DE Chris Collins made the trip with his father from Virginia to Pittsburgh.

Collins is a highly skilled defensive end who also visited during Junior Day in February.

“It was great, I got a chance to watch practice and eat lunch with Coach Narduzzi, Coach Partridge, Coach Junko, and Patrick Jones, who is a defensive end there and he is also from Virginia,” said Collins.

“Pitt is definitely in the midst of schools I’m considering.”

UPDATE (8:00 AM)-

**Washington DC quarterback Kevin Doyle tells Pittsburgh Sports Now that he will be visiting Pitt this coming Saturday. Pitt’s interest in Doyle has been well documented so getting him back on campus is a good thing for Pitt.

UPDATE (7:53 AM)-

**Georgia tight end Ben Bresnahan, who received an offer from Pitt last week, received one from Tennessee last night. Bresnahan is turning into a really big recruit.

**Michigan PG Jermaine Jackson is reportedly down to 5 schools including Keith Dambrot and the Duquesne Dukes. Jackson has visits scheduled with Duquesne (this weekend), Detroit (April 13), Colorado (April 16) and Oakland (to be determined). Jackson has already been to Toledo.


Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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