Taz is back! – University of West Virginia Athletics
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Goalie Taz Sherman will return to the Mountaineers in 2021-22 for his fifth season of eligibility, head coach Bob huggins announced today.
Sherman, a native of Missouri City, Texas, averaged 13.4 points per game in 2020-21, starting six of 28 games played. He shot 41.3% from the field, 35.9% from 3 points and 87.3% from the free throw line. Sherman finished second on the team with 47 3-point field goals and was named to the All-Big 12 Honorable Mention team. He has played 21 double-digit games, including a career-high 26 points against Baylor on March 2.
“We’re thrilled to have Taz back for another season of Mountaineer basketball,” Huggins said. “He went from five points per game in his first season with us to over 13 points per game last season. Taz explored his options professionally, while finishing his bachelor’s degree in May. Taz is an intermittent leader. . the court, and he will provide us with veteran leadership this season. “
Sherman received his BA in Multidisciplinary Studies from WVU last month. He will be pursuing a masters degree in West Virginia during this next academic year.