Pierce gets release, takes visit

Satchel Pierce receives a release from Marquette and is already taking an official visit.

Satchel Pierce recently received a release from his Letter of Intent from Marquette, according to a source.

Pierce, a 6-foot-9, 235-pound center, originally signed with Marquette and Buzz Williams in the fall period. Pierce committed to Marquette on November 15th over strong interest from Pittsburgh, Miami and others.

The three-star prospect asked out of his Letter of Intent when Williams left Marquette for Virginia Tech.

Pierce isn't wasting much time re-starting his recruiting process. Pierce is currently taking an official visit to Virginia Tech, per a source.

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