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Pitt Offers Fast-Rising 2023 G Elijah Gertrude

Recently, the Pitt staff extended an offer to another guard in the class of 2023, this time being Elijah Gertrude, a 6-foot-4 prospect out of New Jersey. The offer was first reported by City of Basketball Love’s Josh Verlin and Owen McCue, and has since been confirmed by Pittsburgh Sports Now. Gertrude, who plays for Hudson Catholic in New Jersey, is ranked as the No. 139 prospect in the nation by 247 Sports. After heading into the spring with minimal high-major interest, Gertrude has exploded on the EYBL circuit and in high-school ball this summer, earning offers from Virginia, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Maryland, St. John’s, Pitt, and more due to his stellar play.
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Iowa Basketball: Hawkeyes to face Seton Hall in Gavitt Games, per report

Iowa's nonconference schedule continues to come together. On Monday night, college basketball reporter Jon Rothstein reported that the Hawkeyes would be traveling to Seton Hall as part of the 2022 Gavitt Games. Iowa didn't participate in the games last season. The Hawkeyes will return a plethora of talented players, including...
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2022 Gavitt Games: 8 Big Ten teams to play in non-conference event with Big East

Matchups are set for the 2022 Gavitt Games, multiple sources told Jon Rothstein of College Hoops Today. In its seventh annual season, the Gavitt Games will will be televised on Fox Sports 1 or the Big Ten Network. The Gavitt Games is an early-season series between the Big Ten and the Big East. The event is named in honor of Dave Gavitt, former athletics director at Providence and the first commissioner of the Big East. Official dates and times have not been released.
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Nebrasketball to play St. John’s in 2022 Gavitt Games

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have another piece of the non-conference schedule in place, per a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The Huskers will face off against the St. John’s Red Storm in Queens as part of the 2022 Gavitt Tipoff Games. The exact date and time of the...

Michigan State basketball will host Villanova in Gavitt Games, per report

Michigan State will play an unfamiliar opponent with an unfamiliar coach in this season’s Gavitt Games. The annual series between Big Ten and Big East men’s basketball teams will pit Michigan State against Villanova at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. All eight matchups were reported on Monday night by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.

Nittany Sports Now Daily Notebook— June 28

Update (8:04 a.m.)- **Penn State men’s basketball will reportedly take on Butler in the Gavitt Games, a challenge between schools from the Big Ten and Big East, per CBSSports’ college basketball insider Jon Rothstein. Penn State coach Micah Shrewsberry was an assistant at Butler from 2007-11.

Matthews, Mitchell cleared by NCAA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University men’s basketball student-athletes Emmitt Matthews and Tre Mitchell have been declared eligible by the NCAA for competition for the 2022-23 season. Matthews, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound forward from Tacoma, Washington, returns to West Virginia after spending last season at Washington. He spent the...

Seton Hall Prep football team impresses at Rutgers 7-on-7 Shootout

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, June 25, the Seton Hall Prep football team traveled to Piscataway to take part in the Rutgers 7-on-7 Shootout. The Pirates were the defending champion. This year they went 5-2 reaching the semi-finals. They opened up the tournament by losing to Cedar Grove...

Class of 2023 big man Youssouf Singare to visit Seton Hall, Providence

Youssouf Singare, the 6-foot-11 Class of 2023 forward from Our Saviour Lutheran and New Heights Lightning, has two unofficial visits set for next week. Singare will trip to Seton Hall Wednesday and Providence Thursday. Pirates coach Shaheen Holloway and Providence assistant Brian Blaney saw the Mali native last week at the Mid-Atlantic Independent Schools Camp at Blair Academy when he looked impressive in several games, including getting a steal and dunk in transition against The Patrick School.

AJ Griffin shares ‘special’ NBA Draft moment with high school team

When AJ Griffin heard his name called during the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday night, he had no shortage of friends and family there to celebrate alongside him.  Griffin, who grew up in Ossining, N.Y., starred at Archbishop Stepinac High School. And a majority of the Stepinac basketball program showed up at Barclays Center to support one of their own, watching from up close as Griffin became the school’s first ever first-round pick.  “That’s special, man, to have my coach there and to just feel the love from the community,” Griffin said. “I’m about to go get dinner with them. I just...

NBA Draft: Jared Rhoden signs with Sacramento Kings; Seton Hall standout came a long way

Seton Hall basketball fans saw it from Jared Rhoden throughout his four-year college career. There was the loose ball he wrestled away from two UConn players with the clock ticking down. There was the late-game takeover in a must-win against Xavier. There was the backbreaker 3-pointer he swished at Butler as a sophomore. Rhoden has tenacity to spare, but even by his standards, the display over the past three months was remarkable. ...

Rutgers Basketball finalizing out-of-conference schedule

Rutgers basketball has its out-of-conference schedule set for the 2022-23 season, with the latest contests being announced over the past two days. This morning, Rutgers announced that it will travel to Miami where the Scarlet Knights will face the Hurricanes on Nov 30th as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The news came a day after it was reported that Rutgers would play Temple on a neutral site at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.

Report: Rutgers scheduled to play Temple at Mohegan Sun

Per reporting from Jerry Carino of Gannett/USA Today, Rutgers men’s basketball will play Temple this coming season on a neutral court at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Temple went 17-12 last season and finished with a KenPom of No. 116. Program legend Aaron McKie enters his fourth...

UConn women’s soccer announces 2022 schedule

The curtain is beginning to rise on the 2022-23 athletic season for UConn, as the women’s soccer team, which typically plays the first competitive event of the fall, released its 2022 schedule on Wednesday. Margaret Rodriguez’s team, which finished 9-8-1 last year and earned the 6-seed in the Big...