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WVU Senior Taz Sherman Announces He Will Enter Name Into 2021 NBA Draft



West Virginia men’s basketball senior Taz Sherman has announced he will be entering his name into the 2021 NBA draft.

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.

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