April 27, 2007
Getting to know Gary McGhee
The 2006-07 basketball season is over for Pitt, but recruiting never ends; as such, Jamie Dixon and his staff are currently working on getting commitments from the class of 2008. In the meantime, the Pantherlair is taking a look at Dixon's most recent class of recruits, the class of 2007.
Today the Pantherlair takes a look at Gary McGhee.
|Gary McGhee Profile |
| Gary McGhee |
| A Rivals Top150 prospect
McGhee ranks as the No. 14 center in the nation
9th overall prospect in the state of Indiana in the class of 2007
a center prospect who can give Pitt some much-needed size in the middle
scored 22 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and blocked 8 shots in Highlands' playoff loss this season
led the state of Indiana in rebounding as a junior, surpassing lottery pick Greg Oden
chose Pitt over Big Ten offers from Indiana and Wisconsin
has a cousin who started for Oklahoma's Final Four team in 2002|
What has been your most memorable moment on the basketball court? This year on senior night, we won. I had 37 points, 18 rebounds and 8 blocks. We clinched our first winning season in 13 years.
Who is your role model on the basketball court? Shaq. I love how he plays, and how much power he plays with.
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