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Pitt's basketball roster currently features 12 scholarship players, with the option to add one more. In addition, the team's roster features four walk-ons for this year's team. Let's learn a little more about those four.

VASON STEVENSON – JUNIOR – 6'3 Forward

Stevenson is a local product from Montour High School by way of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. He wears No. 21 for the Panthers. Stevenson played a total of three minutes in two games as a rookie. In his limited time on the court, he grabbed one rebound.

Stevenson finished 2nd in the WPIAL finals a few years ago, losing to Adou Thiero, Markus Frank and Quaker Valley at the Petersen Events Center. Stevenson exploded in the loss with 23 points and eight rebounds.

BENJAMIN MAYHEW – SECOND YEAR STUDENT – 6’4” forward

Mayhew is another local product. The Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania native played for Propel Braddock Hills in high school. Mayhew wears number 13 for the Panthers.

In his final season, Mayhew averaged 25 points and six rebounds per game. According to Pitt's roster notes, Mayhew became the first player in school history to score over 1,000 career points in high school.

JAJUAN NELSON – SECOND YEAR STUDENT – 6’6” Forward

Nelson is the only Philadelphia native on this year's team. The 6'7″ forward wears number 44.

As a senior at String Theory Charter School, Nelson averaged more than 15 points and eight rebounds per game.

LIAM MIGNOGNA – FIRST EMBLEM – 6'9 CENTER

Mignogna played high school football for Hampton, another local school in the WPIAL. In March of this spring, his senior year, he surpassed the 1,000-point mark of his high school career. Mignogna and his Hampton teammates finished 2nd in the WPIAL 4a this year after losing to Brandin Cummings' Lincoln Park Leopards in the championship game at the Petersen Events Center.

In this game, Mignogna scored 20 points, making him the team's leading scorer. Mignogna is 6'1″ tall, weighs 220 lbs, and will wear number 24 for Pitt.

The full breakdown of Pitt’s roster can be found here.

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