VT Eyeing Butler 2011 G Anthony Stitt

Butler (Matthews, N.C.) guard Anthony Stitt is hoping a big-time junior season equates to major Division 1 offers. The 6-1, 175-pound prospect has some solid offers in the fold already, including Charlotte, Richmond, VCU and William & Mary, but the higher level D1 programs would like to see more.

“Anthony has gotten major interest from Virginia Tech and Clemson. Those are the primary two out of the ACC,” Butler head coach Kurt Wessler said. “He has tremendous interest from Cincinnati and Xavier. He has offers from A-10 schools and Colonial schools. I think, when you look at the ACC and Big East schools, a lot of them are taking a wait-and-see approach. Coach Purnell from Clemson has been here already. I think the offers will be there for him.”

Stitt does not plan on committed until the fall of his senior year, but he has taken unofficial recruiting visits to Charlotte, Clemson, VCU and Virginia Tech. The Virginia Tech coaches have stayed in tough with Stitt, who has been impressed by Seth Greenberg’s program.

“We have constant contact with the Virginia Tech staff,” Wessler said. “Anthony has been up several times on unofficial visits. He came to a football game this fall. He is really enamored with Virginia Tech.”