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Men's Basketball Adds Padegimas to Signing Class

ORLANDO – The UCF men's basketball team added a third signee to the 2023-24 signing class, inking Petras Padegimas, a 6'8 forward from Lithuania.

Padegimas tallied 11 points per game and averaged six boards on the Lithuanian National Team in his junior year and earned a fourth-place finish in the U17 world cup. He earned a youth league championship and MVP honor in his sophomore season, a year in which he averaged a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Padegimas is one of three new Knights that will join the team during the 2023-34 season. He joins Joey Hart and Comeh Emuobor as new members of next year's squad.

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