Trevor Ferguson to Big East

Trevor Ferguson suffered a freak accident in which he broke both of his wrists while falling from a dunk attempt. It cost the 6-5 senior nearly the entire spring and summer a year ago - but he still managed to land a big-time scholarship in the northeast.

Trevor Ferguson is a guy that few know much about on the national front because of a freak accident in which he broke both of his wrists on a dunk attempt more than a year ago.

The 6-foot-5 Oldsmar Christian (Fla.) senior was able to catch the attention of numerous college coaches this school year – and he parlayed it into a commitment to Jamie Dixon's Pittsburgh program on Monday.

Ferguson averaged 28 points, 10.6 boards and 6.3 assists a year ago and put up 25 per game in his senior campaign. He played sparingly with Team Breakdown last summer, despite not being fully recovered from the wrist injuries.

Ferguson chose Pittsburgh, which he plans to visit this weekend, over Baylor. He was also receiving interest from George Washington, South Florida, Eastern Kentucky and James Madison.

``(Pittsburgh) Coach Joe Lombardi has recruited him very hard," Team Breakdown's Kenny Gillion said. "He wanted to go somewhere he could get playing time and he felt he could play at Pittsburgh."

``Trevor shoots it real well and passes it extremely well," added Gillion. "He's a cross between Drake Diener and Matt Walsh. He's not like a typical (state of) Florida player – he's just as athletic, but he's also a basketball player. He understands the game."


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