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Ithiel Horton Practicing with Team, Expected to Play in Pitt’s Next Game



Just days after being reinstated to the Pitt basketball program, Ithiel Horton is back practicing with the team and is likely to play in Pitt’s next game, the program said on Friday.

Horton was initially suspended for having four felony charges against him that stemmed from an altercation on Pittsburgh’s South Side. After his charges were dropped in December, he was reinstated to the program for the first time, and even played in one game against Louisville. Shortly after, the charges were re-filed, and Horton was placed back on suspension from the program.

The whole situation finally came to what appears to be a close this week, when his felony charges were reduced to two counts of disorderly conduct and one count of public intoxication on Wednesday.

When he played against against Louisville, Horton dropped 13 points, going five for nine from the field. He had three rebounds and one assist in 28 minutes of play, and made three of his five three-point attempts.

As of now, the Panthers are scheduled to take on Boston College on Saturday, Jan. 29, at 4 p.m., however, due to an impending snow storm on the east coast, that game’s status may be up in the air.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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