Pitt's Durand Johnson suspended for entire 2014-15 season
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Pitt's Durand Johnson suspended for entire 2014-15 season
Saturday November 15th, 2014

Pittsburgh junior forward Durand Johnson has been suspended for the entire 2014-15 season, the school announced Friday, according to Jon Rothstein of CBSSports

The announcement came shortly before the Panthers opened their season against Niagara on Friday night. The reason for the suspension was not announced.

Johnson averaged 8.8 points and 3 rebounds on 40.5 percent shooting through 16 games last season before tearing the ACL and meniscus in his right knee. At the time of his injury, he was second on the team with 22 three-pointers. 

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CBSSports reports head coach Jamie Dixon said Johnson will still practice with the team this season, but cannot play. The forward has already used a redshirt year. 

Pitt was picked to finish sixth in the ACC by the media and received votes in the AP and Coaches preseason polls. 

- Molly Geary


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