Mitch’s Last Call: The PIT is missing out on some great local talent this year

Posted at 11:44 PM, Apr 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-14 23:44:00-04

NORFOLK, Va. - The 67th edition of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament begins this week. For decades, the tournament has been an outlet for under-the-radar seniors to showcase their skills in front of NBA and pro scouts and executives.

Derrik Jamerson celebratea a three-pointer.

While the tournament is widely respected around the world, including here at News 3, the omission of local seniors like Ahmad Caver (ODU) & Derrik Jamerson Jr. (NSU) was puzzling to sources within the local basketball community that Mitch Brown talked to.

B.J. Stith (ODU) was invited, and rightfully so, after a career year for the Monarchs. Mitch breaks down why the omissions of Caver & Jamerson have people in both fanbases asking "why?".