Connect with us

College Basketball

Ex-Mountaineer Forward Taj Thweatt Transfers to Temple

Published

on

Former WVU forward Taj Thweatt announced on Friday afternoon that he will be committing to Temple. Thweatt entered the transfer portal twice over the past five months, once on Jan. 3 and May 13.

Thweatt spent two seasons at West Virginia before transferring to Coastal Carolina. Thweatt transferred for the second time due to personal reasons.

“Proud to announce I’ve committed to Temple University. Let’s go Owl nation! All in,” Thweatt wrote on Twitter.

Thweatt will begin his stint with the Owls in the 2022-23 season and will have three years of eligibility, with an extra year opportunity with the free COVID-19 extension. Thweatt played 12 games through two seasons at West Virginia, averaging 0.6 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.2 assists.

The Wildwood, NJ, native was recruited to WVU as a 3-star prospect. Thweatt was in the 2020 recruiting class with Isaiah Cottrell and Seny N’Diaye, who both have also departed from the program.

Welcome to the new home of WVU football and basketball breaking news, analysis and recruiting. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check us out on YouTube. And don't forget to subscribe for all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Get WVSN in your mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe to WVSN and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Sign up for the best in WVU sports!

Subscribe to WVSN today and get all of our posts directly in your inbox the second they're published.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Send this to a friend