Johnson will enter the transfer portal immediately.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — University of Pittsburgh junior point guard Xavier Johnson is transferring.

Head coach Jeff Capel said in a statement “it was in everyone’s best interests that we part ways.”

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Johnson will enter the transfer portal immediately. The move ends an eventful three-year run with the Panthers for Johnson. He averaged 14.2 points per game in 81 career games, 78 of them starts.

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He arrived shortly after Capel was hired in the spring of 2018 and made the All-Atlantic Coast Conference freshman team in 2018-19.

Johnson leaves ranked 30th on the school’s all-time points list (1,152).

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