PSN Daily Notebook: January 27
The PSN Daily Notebook is your exclusive home for the most recruiting information and daily news and notes on Pitt, Duquesne, Robert Morris and the WPIAL.
UPDATE (8:00 PM)-
**2021 wide receiver/defensive back Josh Moore (Atlanta, Georgia) receives an offer from Pitt. Moore has also been offered by Georgia Tech, Duke, Boston College, Louisville and Colorado.
UPDATE (7:20 PM)-
**Another edition to the Pitt roster as 2020 long snapper Byron Floyd from Mentor, Ohio joins the Panthers as a walk-on.
Grateful to @CoachAPowell and @CoachDuzzPittFB for this opportunity. @Pitt_FB #H2P #Committed pic.twitter.com/r4jVPOSKY2
— Byron Floyd (@byron_floyd) January 28, 2020
UPDATE (7:05 PM)-
**Thomas Jefferson star Shane Stump is staying home as he’s committed to play at Duquesne.
— Shane Stump (@shane36stump) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (6:55 PM)-
**Gateway 2020 star linebacker Tui Brown commits tonight to UConn.
UPDATE (6:33 PM)-
**North Allegheny junior Khalil Dinkins receives an offer from Kent State. Dinkins (6’4”, 205) also holds offers from Virginia, Toledo and Akron.
Blessed to receive an offer from Kent State @KentStFootball pic.twitter.com/JEBfvTQtjA
— Khalil Dinkins (@KhalilDink8) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (3:41 PM)-
**Another D-1 offer for Pine-Richland 2021 DE Miguel Jackson.
After a great phone call with @CoachConiglio51, I’m thankful and excited to announce that I’ve received an offer from Kent State University‼️#FlashFast pic.twitter.com/Y2Kea5iajN
— Migo Jacks🧑🏿🎤 (@_mjjacks) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (3:18 PM)-
Unbelievable. It’s so hard to digest the awful news about Kobe. But as a father/husband, I am heartbroken. When I picked my daughters up from ⚽️practice yesterday & dropped them off for school this morning…it was emotional. Praying for all the families involved in this tragedy.
— Milan Brown (@coachmbrown) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (2:36 PM)-
**Sophomore running back Sam Martin Jr received an offer today from Pitt. Martin (5’11”, 175) is from Curtis High School in Staten Island, New York and holds offers from Boston College, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Tennessee and William & Mary. Martin received the offer from Tim Salem.
— 𝒮𝒶𝓂 𝑀𝒶𝓇𝓉𝒾𝓃 𝒿𝓇 (@sam_martinjr) December 30, 2019
UPDATE (1:33 PM)-
**Pitt extends an offer today to sophomore defensive tackle Keshaun Hudson from Coconut Creek High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This past season, Hudson collected 41 tackles and 10 sacks.
UPDATE (1:04 PM)-
**Offer #7 for Beaver Falls 2021 athlete Josh Hough.
I am humbled and blessed to receive my 7th d1 offer from the University of Central Michigan. Thank you @SteveFerentz @MTPLEASANTMICH1 #CMU pic.twitter.com/gmgW0NBseO
— ✌🏾🐍 (@JoshHough5) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (11:20 AM)-
**The latest offer for Beaver Falls 2021 athlete Josh Hough comes from Kent State. Hough also holds offers from William & Mary, Bowling Green, Akron, Toledo and Ball State.
https://t.co/quMNED5L1m 6’3 240 lbs
beaver falls high school (pa)
2019 3a tri county west most valuable offensive player.(wpial)
2019 3a Tri county west first team runningback and outside linebacker
4.5 40 time
135 car 1273 yds 9.4 avg 18tds
— ✌🏾🐍 (@JoshHough5) December 1, 2019
UPDATE (10:05 AM)-
**Duquesne 2020 commit Tyson Acuff was feature in the Detroit News on Sunday, and not just for his 27.7 points, 10.4 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game, but for his leadership ability as Cass Tech’s senior point guard.
UPDATE (9:35 AM)-
**Class of 2021 Ohio athlete and Pitt target Andrew Wilson-Lamp has committed to West Virginia. Wilson-Lamp just visited Pitt this month.
UPDATE (9:19 AM)-
I told Kobe I’m tryna be legendary like him he simply said, “just grind, just grind everyday.” Truly thankful I was able to hear that from him days before he passed. I gotta go harder. And if I tell you I love you I mean it… 🤞🏽
— James Conner (@JamesConner_) January 26, 2020
UPDATE (8:55 AM)-
**An early morning offer from Pitt as Rob Harley extends an offer to 2021 inside linebacker Jake Chaney from Lehigh Acres, Florida. Chaney (6’0”, 210) also holds offers from Wisconsin, Iowa State and Cincinnati.
UPDATE (8:50 AM)-
**It was a rough night for the Brush Arcs, as they were dominated on Sunday by Akron powerhouse St. Vincent-St. Mary, the school where Keith Dambrot coached LeBron James many years ago.
But 2020 Pitt commit John Hugley shined against the top competition. Hugley had 23 of his team’s 46 points and also added eight rebounds.
24pts 2 stls
7pts 9 rebs 4 asts 2 stls
7pts 5 rebs 3 asts
John Hugley @thejohnhugley
23pts 8 rebs
8pts 3 rebs
— Todd Koonce (@tkkoon) January 27, 2020
UPDATE (8:20 AM)-
**2020 Pitt basketball commit Noah Collier reached an important milestone on Sunday. He recorded his 1,000th point with Westtown School in a loss to Blair Academy (N.J.) Collier had 15 points and nine rebounds.
Noah Collier (@Ezbreezyjnc) had 15 points and nine rebounds and surpassed 1,000 career points in the process as @WTbbasketball fell 71-68 to @BlairAcademy_NJ in the #HGShowcase. The 6-7 @Pitt_MBB commit joins TJ Berger (@PennBasketball), who scored his 1,000th on Jan. 21
— Rich Flanagan (@richflanagan33) January 26, 2020
😈Blair holds on for a 71-68 victory despite a late second half push by Westtown #HGShowcase
Westtown | Noah Collier
Blair | Luke Kolaja pic.twitter.com/geG5yagbMy
— Hoop Group (@TheHoopGroup) January 26, 2020
UPDATE (7:21 AM)-
18-year-old Maclean Maund died after a head-on car crash over the weekend. He was a star baseball player at Penn-Trafford and was in his freshman year at Seton Hill University. We will have reaction from his high school coach this morning. pic.twitter.com/6esBDH2Igf
— Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) January 27, 2020