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Seton Hall Lands Former Pitt Guard Femi Odukale

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On Sunday, guard Femi Odukale committed to Seton Hall after playing two seasons with the Pitt Panthers.

Odukale entered the transfer portal after the conclusion of this season. As a sophomore, the 6-foot-5 guard averaged 10.8 points, 3.4 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game for the Panthers. He shot 41% from the field and 33% from three-point range across his two college seasons. Odukale has three years of eligibility remaining for the Pirates and new head coach Shaheen Holloway. With the addition of Odukale, Holloway adds a long guard with a bulldog mentality who has shown flashes of crafty driving ability and solid outside shooting at the high-major level. While he is not a catch-and-shoot, quick-release shooter, Odukale has proven that he can hit the open three and catch fire from deep. He struggled with turnovers in his time at Pitt, but now has a chance for a fresh start at Seton Hall closer to home.

In his career at Pitt, Odukale averaged 8.2 points, 3 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game. The native of Brooklyn, New York exploded for 28 points this season against Jacksonville, hitting five threes.

Former Pitt Transfer Guard Femi Odukale Receiving Plenty of Early Interest

Odukale was a three-star recruit in the class of 2020 coming out of a prep year in Massachusetts. He chose Pitt over Seton Hall, Virginia Tech, and others, but now takes his talents to the Pirates two years later.

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