Pitt Panthers head coach Jeff Capel and his coaching staff visited four-star guard Amari Evans, a Class of 2025 recruit, during the offseason at the Nike EYBL Circuit in Indianapolis. Evans, who transferred from Pittsburgh to Bronx and now plays for Overtime Elite in Atlanta, is highly rated by both 247Sports and On3. Capel's team is also eyeing five-star guard Meleek Thomas, with competition from several top schools.

By the Numbers
  • Amari Evans: Four-star recruit, ranked No. 114 nationally, No. 14 shooting guard in Class of 2025
  • Meleek Thomas: Five-star recruit pursued by Pitt and other top schools
State of Play
  • Jeff Capel and Milan Brown scouted talents at the Nike EYBL Circuit in Indianapolis
  • Pitt is actively recruiting Evans and Thomas for their basketball program
  • Competition includes schools like UConn, Kansas, Indiana, Tennessee, and others
Bottom Line

Pittsburgh's pursuit of top basketball recruits like Amari Evans and Meleek Thomas highlights their commitment to building a competitive program under Jeff Capel.