Pittsburgh Panthers commit Lamar Patterson is already one of the nations top basketball prospects. He recently made a decision to transfer to St. Benedict's in N.J to further hone his skills on the hardwood and prepare for the academic challenge of college.
"I feel I will be able to improve physically, mentally, and I will be facing better competion," Patterson said. "I want to improve my physical strength, defense, shooting and improve on everything," Patterson continued.
The Pitt coaching staff has been very supportive of the move, "they feel it's a good move because I will be able to improve on my academics and as a basketball player," said Patterson.
Patterson, estimates that he averaged approximately 20 points, 20 rebounds and 7 assists per game as a junior.