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By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Pitt senior guard Chris Jacobson will return to the team next season after the?NCAA?awarded him a sixth year of eligibility, athletic director Steve Pederson said.

Jacobson suffered a season-ending injury to his left knee last?year against Iowa in the third game of the season. It was the second season-ending knee injury of his career for Jacobson, who also missed his freshman year in 2007.

Jacobson, a?graduate of Keystone Oaks High School, started all 13 games in 2010 and the first three in 2011 at left guard.

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