Minnesota adds 2014 pledge

Fresh off leading Minnesota to a NIT Championship and the most wins in school history, Richard Pitino picked up his fourth commitment of the 2014 class.

Richard Pitino added a fourth commitment to his 2014 recruiting class at Minnesota on Friday.

Canarias Basketball Academy big man Gaston Diedhiou, who is originally from Senegal, pledged to Pitino and his staff, according to a source. He's expected to sign a Letter of Intent next week.

At 6-foot-9, 240-pounds, Diedhiou is known for his athleticism, ability to run the floor and his physical presence in the paint.

Diedhiou joins a recruiting class that also consists of three-star prospects Josh Martin and Nate Mason, as well as Junior College standout Carlos Morris.

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