As Pitt tries to build around star big man John Hugley, it continues to reach out to prospects in the transfer portal at every position, including other forwards.
According to Travis Branham of 247 Sports, another player that the staff has reached out to is Jalen Bridges, who entered the portal from nearby West Virginia after playing two years under Bob Huggins.
West Virginia transfer Jalen Bridges has heard from Arkansas, Wake Forest, Ohio State, NC State, Texas A&M, Michigan State, Kansas State, DePaul, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Pitt, Minnesota, South Florida, San Diego State and Loyola, source tells @247sports.
— Travis Branham (@TravisBranham_) March 18, 2022
Bridges, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 8.4 points and 4.8 rebounds this season while shooting 43% from the field and 33% from three. A native of Fairmont, West Virginia, Bridges had perhaps his best game of the year against Pitt. Facing the Panthers, he hit six of his nine field-goal attempts including four of his six three-point attempts em route to 18 points.