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Taz Sherman Named Big 12 Player of the Week for Second Time

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Kelsie LeRose / WVSN

The Big 12 Conference announced on Monday afternoon that West Virginia guard Taz Sherman has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week.

This marks Sherman’s second player of the week award this season, only times in his career. The fifth-year senior earned the award on the week of Nov. 22.

Last week, Sherman averaged 25.0 points on 54.8 percent shooting from the field and 50 percent from three. The Texas native also averaged 5.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 blocks against UConn and Kent State. Sherman played the full 40 minutes against the Huskies last Wednesday, scoring 23 points, while playing 34 minutes and scoring 27 points on Sunday against Kent State.

Sherman has lead the Mountaineers in scoring 8-out-of-10 games this season. Sherman through 10 games is averaging 21.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists.

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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.

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