Newkirk a 6 foot 2 inch 170 pound point guard, is rated a 4 Star prospect, and chose the Panthers over offers from Arizona, Georgia tech, Indiana, Memphis, Missouri, North Carolina State, Oklahoma State, Tennessee and Xavier.
Newkirk is from Raleigh North Carolina, Word of God Christian Academy
Young is a 6 foot 8 inch 210 pound power forward, and is also rated a 4 Star prospect. Young chose the Panthers over offers from Baylor, Florida, Georgia Tech, Miami, Rutgers and West Virginia
Young, is from Jersey City New Jersey, Hudson Catholic High School,
Both Newkirk and Young made official visits to Pitt the weekend of the Virginia Tech football game, and both attended the Midnight Madness weekend at Pitt.
Young signed today around 3:45, and Newkirk signed today around 5:30.
Panther247 will have more on both Newkirk, and Young in the upcoming days.