Panthers Seeking First Win Over Ranked Opponent
Artis leads Panthers with 17 points
#PittBlackout Returns to the Petersen Events Center
Pitt Notches 17th Win of the Season
In his first start of the season, Jeter scored 23 points, including 13 of Pitt's first 17.
Pittsburgh hosts the Cavaliers.
The Panthers soundly defeated the Hokies on Sunday evening.
Pittsburgh travels to South Bend to take on the Fighting Irish.
Pittsburgh vs. UMES January 2, 2016
The Pitt Men's Basketball Team opened ACC play against Syracuse on December 30, 2015 at the Petersen Events Center
Rangy athlete that can play multiple positions on the floor ... Expected to blossom in his second year with the program ... Averaging 5.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game over 65 career games (16 starts) ... Shooting 47.3 percent (122-of-258) from the field for his career ... Started nine of the final 10 games a year ago ... A tough, athletic and physical wing player who began his career at Vanderbilt ... At his best when playing with a chip on his shoulder ... A highly competitive team player who hates to lose ... Willing to do the dirty work to make a team better ... Has taken on more of a leadership role with seven new players joining the program ... Long and lean with the ability to create off the dribble because he plays low to the floor ... Has worked hard to become an effective shooter from behind the three-point arc ... Possesses a nice midrange game with the ability to elevate and finish in traffic ... Excellent in transition where his true athleticism is on display ... One of the top run and jump athletes in the ACC ... An effective rebounder on both ends of the floor ... Has the instincts to get to rebounds outside of his area ... Continues to work hard on the defensive end of the floor where his length and quickness are his greatest assets ... Needs to continue to work on ball handling to become an even more effective driver ... Good decision maker that allows the game to come to him ... A native of Beaver Falls, Pa. which is 33 miles from the Pitt campus ... Comes from a well-known basketball-rich family ... One of five players on the roster from the Pittsburgh area ...
2014-15: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Saw action in 32 games with nine starts ... Averaged 4.7 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 47.5 percent (58-of-122) from the field, including 37.0 percent (10-of-27) from three-point range ... Also recorded 10 blocks and 11 steals while playing 14.3 minutes per game ... Averaged 7.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game while starting nine of the final 10 games of the year ... Scored in double-figures three times in that stretch with a career-high 22 points against North Carolina, 2/14 ... Had five double-figure scoring games and seven games with five or more rebounds ... Posted 11 points, two rebounds and two assists against Miami, 3/4 ... Went 4-of-7 from the field, including a career-best 3-of-5 from three-point range ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, including four offensive boards, at Wake Forest, 3/1 ... Scored nine points in a home win over Boston College, 2/24 ... Collected 10 points and six rebounds against No. 2 Virginia, 2/16 ... Registered a career-best 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting in a home win over No. 12 North Carolina, 2/14 ... Also had four rebounds and knocked down a pair of three-pointers against the Tar Heels ... Scored 18 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds against Syracuse, 2/7, while going 7-of-9 from the field and added an assist and a block in the win ... Had six points and four rebounds in nine minutes of action at Virginia Tech, 1/27 ... Recorded 11 points, eight rebounds and a steal in 30 minutes of action at Boston College, 1/6, where he went 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from the foul line in the overtime win ... Had five points and five rebounds vs. No. 15 San Diego State, 11/25 ... Was 4-of-7 from the field for eight points against Hawaii, 11/21 ... Finished with eight points, five rebounds and two blocks in a win over Samford, 11/16, where he went 3-of-3 from the field and 2-of-4 from the foul line ... Opened his Pitt career with seven points, three rebounds and a steal against Niagara, 11/14 ...
2013-14: Attended classes at Polk State Junior College in Winter Haven, Fla. Did not compete on the baskeball team, which is coached by Matt Furjanic ...
2012-13: (Vanderbilt) Played his freshman season at Vanderbilt ... Played in all 33 games and started seven contests ... Averaged 5.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game, shot 47.1 percent (64-of-136) from the floor and 39.1 percent (25-of-64) from three-point range ... Posted 6.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 19.4 minutes per game in 18 SEC regular season games ... Reached double figure scoring in six games ... Scored a season-high 14 points against both William & Mary, 1/2 and Georgia, 2/27 ... Scored 11 points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds at Mississippi State, 2/23 ... Converted a season-high three three-pointers and totaled 13 points vs. Arkansas, 2/9 ... Finished with 10 points at Auburn, 1/23 ... In first career start, scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in a season-high 32 minutes vs. Ole Miss, 1/15 ... Shot a season-best 6-of-7 from the floor against William & Mary, 1/2 ...
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Beaver Falls High School in Beaver Falls, Pa. where he played for head coach Doug Biega ... Two-time first team all-state selection ... Named the WPIAL, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Player of the Year and Beaver County Times Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Concluded his four-year varsity career with 1,489 career points as a three-year starter ... Averaged 21.8 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals while guiding Beaver Falls to a 28-3 overall record and 12-1 conference record as a senior ... Guided the Tigers to the Class 2A WPIAL title and a berth in the Class 2A PIAA state championship game against Imhotep Charter ... Scored 22 points with 11 rebounds in a 56-54 overtime loss to Imhotep in the title game ... Scored a career-high 40 points with 15 rebounds in a state playoff victory over Greensburg Central Catholic ... As a junior, was a member of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Five and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific Ten ... Averaged 23.0 points, 9.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game as a junior ... Registered 19.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a sophomore ... Rated the nation's No. 87 player by ESPN.com ... Ranked the nation's No. 86 recruit by 24/7sports ... Ranked the nation's No. 150 overall player by Rivals.com ...
PERSONAL: Born Sheldon Davon Theodore Jeter on July 24, 1994 ... Son of Carliss Jeter and Laurie Odum ... Has five brothers, Carliss (27), Kyle (25), Greg (24), Marcus (19) and Donovan (15), and one sister, Ainya (13) ... Father Carliss played basketball for Beaver Falls and led the Tigers to the WPIAL championship in 1980 ... Father serves as an assistant coach at Beaver Falls and has helped guide the program to three state titles and five state title appearances ... he also played college basketball at UT-Chattanooga ... Wore No. 34 in high school because his father, uncle, younger brother and cousin all wore the same number when they played ... Advice to youngsters is "never change who you are to please other people's insecurities" ... Was recruited out of high school by Penn State, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Pitt ... Chose Pitt over Cincinnati, Florida State, Georgetown, Ohio State, Purdue and VCU after electing to transfer from Vanderbilt ... Chose Pitt because he felt like he "fit in" and is "closer to home" ... Majors in administration of justice ...
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