Pitts likely to sign with Wildcats tonight

2012-11-14T11:30:00Z 2012-11-14T14:25:21Z Pitts likely to sign with Wildcats tonightBy Bruce Pascoe, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Elliott Pitts likely will sign his letter-of-intent for Arizona tonight at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif.

De La Salle coach Frank Allocco said this morning that Pitts will probably sign his letter at a parent meeting tonight, having committed to Arizona shortly after the July evaluation period and remaining steady on his commitment since then.

“He’s doing great,” Allocco said. “Elliott’s a great kid and a great leader. He was just really wowed by Arizona. He went out there, loved the team and loved Sean Miller and thought it was a great place to continue his career.”

While Pitts is projected as a shooting guard in college, Allocco says he uses the versatile Pitts all over the court in De La Salle’s four-out offense.

“He can guard, pass, shoot,” Allocco said. “The biggest improvement is in his shooting. He’s a very, very good shooter and that’s what we’ve challenged him on. He’s also a great driver and he does a lot of things that make us better.”

UA's other committed 2012 player, Rondae Jefferson, has said via Twitter that he plans to sign Thursday.

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