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Wednesday / October 17.
  • Pitt Trying to Get Famous

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    Pittsburgh associate head coach Tom Herrion is slated to come watch Jarrid Famous tonight against TCI at the Gauchos gym.

    Herrion will be in New York checking out a few high school games during the day.

    Famous is a 6-foot-11 center from Westchester Community College who is leading the NJCAA in rebounding at 14 per game and ranks No. 5 in scoring at 24 points per game.

    “Jarrid is just trying to finish the season strong,” WCC assistant Dave Vandiver said. “Seton Hall, Villanova, Missouri, St. John’s, Xavier, Houston, UConn are on his list of schools of interest.”

    Famous will sign in the spring and have two years of eligibility remaining.

    “That’s my goal,” Famous said previously. “Wait to the spring, see how it goes.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.