Au'Diese Toney To Return To The Panthers

AuDiese Toney
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Pittsburgh (93.7 The Fan) - Sophomore guard/ forward Au'Diese Toney became the latest Pitt Panther to say he will return for the 2020-21 season.  After speaking with coach Jeff Capel on Saturday, Toney announced his decision on Twitter.

You never forget those who believed in you first and you never abandon those who held you down while experiencing your worst. Coach Capel and The Zoo thank you for accepting me at my best and my worst ....Let’s finish the job #ZooEraContinues

— A.M.T (@thefuturetoney) March 28, 2020

Toney becames the third Panther to publicly say he will return, following point guard Xavier Johnson earlier this month and swingman Justin Champagnie Friday night.

Toney finished fourth on the Panthers in scoring at 9.5 ppg.  His 4.8 rebounds per game were second on the team.

Also on Saturday, Pitt announced that forward Samson George will enter the transfer portal.  He is expected to graduate this spring and will be immediately eligible to play elsewhere.  In three seasons, George played in 27 games and averaged 0.9 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.