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Taz Sherman Named To All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Team

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It was announced by the Big 12 Conference on Wednesday that West Virginia guard Taz Sherman was named to the All-Big 12 Honorable Mention list for the 2021-22 season.

Sherman is the only Mountaineer to make any of the pre-season Big 12 teams. The fifth year senior will returning to the Mountaineers for his third season.

In the 2020-21 season, Sherman averaged 13.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists. The Missouri City, Texas native shot 41 percent from the field and 35 percent from three.

Full list of the pre-season Big 12 award recipients:

Preseason Player of the Year
Remy Martin, Kansas, G, 6-0, 175, Sr., Burbank, Calif.

Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Marcus Carr, Texas, G, 6-2, 195, Sr., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Preseason Freshman of the Year
Kendall Brown, Baylor, G/F, 6-8, 205, Cottage Grove, Minn.

Preseason All-Big 12 Team
Matthew Mayer, Baylor, G/F, 6-9, 225, Sr., Austin, Texas/Westlake
Ochai Agbaji, Kansas, G, 6-5, 215, Sr., Kansas City, Mo./Oak Park
Remy Martin, Kansas, G, 6-0, 175, Sr., Burbank, Calif /Sierra Canyon/Arizona State
David McCormack, Kansas, F, 6-10, 250, Sr., Norfolk, Va./Oak Hill Academy
Marcus Carr, Texas, G, 6-2, 195, Sr., Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Montverde Acad./Pittsburgh/Minnesota
Terrence Shannon, Jr., Texas Tech, G, 6-6, 215, Jr., Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park
A tie resulted in an extra position on the team.

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school):
James Akinjo (Baylor), Avery Anderson (Oklahoma State), Moussa Cisse (Oklahoma State), Mike Miles (TCU), Andrew Jones (Texas), Tre Mitchell (Texas), Taz Sherman (West Virginia).

(Top Photo: Dale Sparks)

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently writes for The Daily Athenaeum and is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year with Blue Gold Sports — an USA Today credentialed outlet. He is from Cincinnati, OH.

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