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Bad News For Pitt Basketball As Star Freshman In Serious Legal Trouble

2022 Jordan Brand Classic
 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - APRIL 15: Kel’El Ware #10 of Team Flight blocks a shot by Dior Johnson #3 of Team Air during the men’s Jordan Brand Classic at Hope Academy on April 15, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.
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Former Blue Devil Jeff Capel must have been very happy when he got Dior Johnson to commit to Pitt after decommitting from Syracuse and then, later Oregon.

He was a major recruit and a big deal for Capel’s struggling program.

First the standard disclaimer. Johnson has been charged. He has not been convicted.

But if the allegations are true, there’s no gray area.

We’re not going to recount them - you can check the second link below for the details. Suffice it to say that the allegations go well beyond the typical domestic abuse stories you see. If true and Johnson is convicted of unlawful restraint, false imprisonment, strangulation, aggravated assault and simple assault, he could spend a long time in prison.