Report: Pitt gets junior college guard on board in 2016

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Pitt picked up its third member of the Class of 2016 on Monday night as ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that the Panthers landed junior college guard Crisshawn Clark.

The 6-foot-4 Clark took official visits to both Pitt and Oregon and decided to play closer to his former home in Ohio. Playing at Canada College in San Mateo, California last season, Clark averaged 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists last season while shooting 35 percent from the field. Once he enters Pitt for the 2016-17 season, Clark will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

By adding Clark, Pitt has secured some future backcourt pieces in the Class of 2016 as he’ll join three-star guard Justice Kithcart and three-star forward Corey Manigault. Kithcart’s quickness and ability to get in the paint should free up some open looks for Clark and the two guards contrast each other nicely based on their skillsets.