USC transfer Byron Wesley will not visit Pitt

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When ex-USC guard Byron Wesley graduates this summer, he’ll have immediate eligibility. Couple that with the numbers he posted this past season with the Trojans, and the 6-foot-5 Wesley is one of the most coveted transfers left on the market.

Jamie Dixon is looking to replace Lamar Patterson and his 17.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. May 16 became an important date for the Panthers, the date Wesley scheduled for his visit. One problem: he canceled, according to a tweet from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.

There’s was no explanation as to why he decided not to travel to Pittsburgh.

Wesley had previously visited Gonzaga and Oklahoma State. When he was in Spokane, the Zags didn’t have a scholarship to offer him. That quickly changed on Monday evening when Gerard Coleman elected to transfer after one season on the floor with the Bulldogs. Oklahoma State is looking to pair Wesley with Phil Forte in the back court after Markel Brown exhausted his eligibility, Marcus Smart declared for the draft,  Stevie Clark was dismissed, Brian Williams transferred and Jared Terrell was granted his release from his National Letter of Intent.

Wesley, who averaged 17.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, is listed as the fourth best available recruit.

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Georgetown center Bradley Hayes out indefinitely with broken hand

Georgetown center Bradley Hayes (42) is greeted by John Thompson Jr., right, father of Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, after an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. Georgetown won 79-72. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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Georgetown announced on Saturday that senior center Bradley Hayes will be out indefinitely after breaking his left hand in practice on Thursday.

“It is a blow to our team, but I’m very disappointed for Bradley because of the heard work he has put in over the last four years to put himself in a position to have a good senior year,” Georgetown head coach John Thompson III said in a release. “He had successful surgery today and we expect him to fully recover but we’re not sure when he’ll return.”

The 7-foot-0 native of Jacksonville was putting together a very solid senior season before the injury. Hayes averaged 21.4 minutes per contest in which he put up 8.5 points and grabbed 6.6 rebounds per game. After playing sparringly during his first three seasons at Georgetown, Hayes has become a key interior piece for the Hoyas this season.

Without Hayes in the lineup, freshman Jessie Govan will get more minutes and have a chance to be the go-to post player in the Georgetown rotation.