Pitt Commit On The Move

Four-star Pittsburgh basketball recruit Lamar Patterson has been rising up everyone's rankings this spring after several strong showings. The talented forward has also decided to transfer to a new school and state for his senior year and we have the latest.

After starring at J.P. McCaskey high school in Lancaster, PA, four-star small forward Lamar Patterson has decided to transfer to St. Benedict's, a college preparatory school in Newark, N.J, for his senior season.

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.

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