Durable Durand? Pitt forward Durand Johnson eager to return from torn ACL

  • Pittsburgh forward Durand Johnson talks about his recovery from an injury that cut last season short for him during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Pittsburgh forward Durand Johnson talks about his recovery from an injury that cut last season short for him during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh's head coach Jamie Dixon takes questions during a news conference during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Pittsburgh's head coach Jamie Dixon takes questions during a news conference during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh guard Cameron Wright comes onto the court using crutches during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Wright recently injured his ankle and is expected to be out for an undertermined amount of time. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Pittsburgh guard Cameron Wright comes onto the court using crutches during the school's annual media day for the upcoming NCAA college basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Wright recently injured his ankle and is expected to be out for an undertermined amount of time. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)