Utah State athletic director reported to be going to University of Pittsburgh

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LOGAN, Utah – Utah State University’s athletic director Scott Barnes is headed to Pennsylvania, according to ESPN.

According to reports, the Pitt Panthers are expected to make the formal announcement Friday.

Barnes, who has been the athletic director since 2008, completed his term as NCAA men’s basketball chairman this month, according to ESPN.

ESPN said Barnes was previously the senior associate athletic director at Washington.

He is reported to be replacing Steve Pederson who left in December.