On Wednesday morning, CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported that Texas transfer Courtney Ramey has removed his name from the NBA draft poll. Ramey has been connected with West Virginia as a potential landing spot.
Ramey will now go through the normal transfer portal process.
Courtney Ramey will withdraw from the 2022 NBA Draft and is undecided on where he will play next season, per his agent Daniel Green.
Ramey played last season at Texas and is currently in the transfer portal.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 1, 2022
West Virginia’s coaching staff first made contact with Ramey on April 7.
Ramey (6-foot-3, 185 pounds) averaged 9.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals last season for Chris Beard. Ramey played three seasons under Shaka Smart and one under Beard, appearing in 128 career games for the Longhorns. The St. Louis native shot 40 percent from the field and 35 percent from three. The ex-Longhorn played WVU eight times, averaging 14.9 points against the Mountaineers.
Ramey has one year of eligibility left.
Other schools that have been linked to Ramey’s transfer recruitment are Illinois and Kansas State, with others having interested. If West Virginia does land Ramey, they will be over the scholarship limit by two players will need to make room.
**Update (6/1) – Jeff Goodman reports that Duke and Houston are “in play” on Ramey.
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