West Virginia men’s basketball senior Taz Sherman has announced he will be entering his name into the 2021 NBA draft.
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Sherman submitting his name to the draft means he can be evaluated and scouted as a potential draft prospect. Unless he signs with an agent, Sherman will be able to return to WVU with one year of eligibility remaining.
A former junior college transfer, Sherman was WVU’s third-leading scorer this season, averaging 13.4 points per game on 41.3% shooting, 35.9% on 3-pointers. He was a candidate for the Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year Award, averaging 24.4 minutes in 28 games, including six starts.
A native of Missouri City, Texas, Sherman scored 20 points in a single game fives time this season, scoring a career-high 26 points in a losing effort against Baylor near the end of the season.
Sherman averaged 5.3 points and 13.1 minutes per game during his first season with WVU in 2019-20. He shot 38.3% from the floor and 33.3% from deep.