Sunday, December 21, 2014

Wyatt to compete in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

Temple standout Khalif Wyatt will participate in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

Wyatt to compete in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

Temple´s Khalif Wyatt tries to dribble past Indiana´s Victor Oladipo during the second half. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Temple's Khalif Wyatt tries to dribble past Indiana's Victor Oladipo during the second half. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Temple standout Khalif Wyatt will participate in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

The annual event, which showcases 64 of the nation’s top college seniors, will be held at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Va. on April 10-13. The PIT provides players an opportunity to display their skills in front of representatives from all 30 NBA franchises and overseas professional teams.

 Butler’s Rotnei Clark, Kansas’ Travis Releford, Arizona’s Mark Lyons and Notre Dame’s Jack Cooley are some of the other top players scheduled to participate in the event.

Wyatt is the Atlantic Ten Conference player of the year. He was also named an all-district selection by both the USBWA and NABC.

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Wyatt averaged a conference-leading 20.5 points and scored 30 or more points on seven occasions this season. The Norristown native concluded his career with back-to-back 31-point performances in the second and third round of the NCAA tournament.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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