Pitt lands PG Josh Newkirk

Word of God point guard Josh Newkirk (Raleigh, N.C.) verbally committed to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, multiple sources are reporting. The decision comes following his visit to Pitt last weekend.

Newkirk held offers from Memphis, Georgia Tech and Missouri. He joins ESPN 100 power forward Mike Young (Pittsburgh, Pa./St. Benedict's Prep) in the Panthers 2013 class.