Pitt basketball’s run of hosting 4-star players continued yesterday as Ohio 2018 guard Dwayne Cohill spent the day in Pittsburgh.
While on the visit, Cohill announced that he picked up an offer from Pitt.
The Cleveland native is ranked by 247 Sports as one of the Top 100 players (#66) and the #3 combo guard in the country.
Aside from Pitt, Cohill (6-foot-2, 170 pounds) also has offers from Ohio State, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Xavier, Butler and UNLV.
“Getting to meet the staff and everyone around the program was great. It was a really good day and they all showed me a lot of love, it was great,” said Cohill.
As you would imagine, Pitt’s top-selling point was something that now the a lot of other teams that are recruiting him can legitimately sell and that’s the chance to play a lot early.
“Coach Stallings just stressed that he’s heard a lot of good things about me and how in 2018 they need a guard and I’m a player that can make an impact for them right away. He said that they’re building the program back up but he needs the right players to do that.”
Cohill is a name we’ve reported on in the past with Duquesne but it’s the first time we’ve heard him associated with Pitt. However, Cohill tells me that he’s been in contact and talking with assistant coach Dan Cage for a couple of months.
“I’ve done some research on Pitt and from what I’ve seen today going over film with the staff, Pitt’s offense puts you in a position to score and make plays. I liked everything I saw with that,” said Cohill.