September 7, 2006

From the 'Crossroads of America' to the Big East

Over the Labor Day weekend Pitt's basketball program picked up its third commitment for the Class of 2007 in Indiana center Gary McGhee. McGhee has drawn comparisons, because of his height and potential, to current Pitt center Aaron Gray. We caught up with McGhee's coach, Phil Spolgarie.

Gary attended Pitt this past weekend for the football team's 38-13 win over Virginia. Even though it was for a different sport, McGhee was impressed enough that he decided to commit to the Panthers. Seeing the campus and the city solidified his feelings about Pitt, which started with the coaching staff.

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