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Taz Sherman Still Hasn’t Practiced Since Being Placed in Concussion Protocol

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Senior guard Taz Sherman cheers on his teammates in street clothes Saturday due to concussion protocol. Freshman James Okonkwo, 32, sees some time on the court Saturda,y, Feb. 5 aggainst Texas Tech. (WVSN photo by Kelsie LeRose)

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – During Bob Huggins’ press conference on Monday, WVU’s head coach gave an update on Taz Sherman’s concussion. Huggins told the media that Sherman has not practiced still, but he won’t hold him back if he does pass his tests.

“[Sherman] didn’t practice yesterday,” Huggins said. “I didn’t really talk to the doctor [on Monday].”

Sherman has been sidelined for the past week, after sustaining a concussion in the Baylor game. Huggins announced that Sherman had entered concussion protocol laster in the week, while WVU’s leading-scorer missed the Texas Tech game on Saturday afternoon.

Sherman, a fifth-year senior from Missouri City, Texas, has led the Mountaineers on offense all season, averaging 18.9 points through 20 games. Sherman is shooting 43 percent from the field and averaging 2.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.6 steals as well.

Seems like Sherman will be a game-time decision once again on Tuesday night against Iowa State.

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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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