November 13, 2007

Robinson visits Pitt

Pitt basketball head coach Jamie Dixon has three verbal commitments from the Class of 2008 in guards Travon Woodall (5' 11") and Ashton Gibbs (6' 2") and small forward Nasir Robinson (6' 5"). All three are expected to sign a Letter of Intent with Pitt in the early signing period which begins November 14th and runs through the 21st. This past weekend Robinson, from Chester, Pa., made his official visit to Pitt.

Last year Chester made a run to the state AAAA finals in State College before bowing to Schenley and current Pitt freshman DeJuan Blair 76-71. In the championship game, Blair had 18 points, 23 rebounds, 6 blocked shots, and 2 steals, while Robinson scored 15 points before fouling out with 4:42 left in the game. Next year, they'll be on the same team, and Robinson was impressed with what he saw out of his future teammate this weekend.

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