Former Delaware guard Ithiel Horton plans to enroll at Pitt, sit out this season
Ithiel Horton, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound guard who averaged 13.2 points last season as a freshman at Delaware, reported Wednesday on his Instagram account that he plans to transfer to Pitt.
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— Jim Hammett (@JimHammett) July 10, 2019
He has previously posted that he was choosing between Pitt and Arkansas. Horton will sit out 2019-20 via NCAA transfer rules and have three seasons of eligibility remaining.
A member of the Colonial Athletic Association all-rookie team in 2018-19, Horton shot 43.3 percent from the field and 40.9 from beyond the 3-point arc while averaging 32.6 minutes for the Blue Hens.
— Overtime (@overtime) January 28, 2017
He tied Delaware’s freshman record with 31 points against North Carolina-Wilmington, including a school-record nine 3s.
Horton, a native of Vauxhall, N.J., was a versatile player for the Blue Hens, totaling more assists than turnovers (52/47), with 33 steals. He also was fourth among CAA rookies with 3.1 rebounds per game.
Jerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jerry by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .