Pitt basketball lands 6-9 center from Cleveland for its class of 2020
Pitt landed some additional size for its class of 2020 when 6-foot-9, 240-pound center John Hugley IV told coach Jeff Capel he plans to enroll next year.
— TIPTON EDITS 🏀 (@TiptonEdits) October 18, 2019
Hugley, who attends Brush High School in Cleveland, is a four-star prospect who is ranked the No. 14 center in the U.S. by 247sports.com. He also is rated the 117th overall prospect in the nation and the top center in Ohio.
Hugley has offers from several schools, including N.C. State, Miami, Florida State, Iowa, Penn State, Xavier, Dayton, Duquesne and Kansas State.
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— John Hugley IV (@thejohnhugley) October 18, 2019
He joins Max Amadasun, a 6-10 prospect from The Bronx, and 6-7 power forward Noah Collier of Norristown among Pitt’s three verbal commitments from this season’s senior class. Amadasun committed to Capel on Monday.
Jerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jerry by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .