LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech junior Terrence Shannon, Jr. has been cleared to play immediately and will be with the Red Raiders this weekend for their game against Incarnate Word in South Padre Island. All questions related to his NBA Draft process have been resolved.
A junior from Chicago, Shannon has played two seasons at Texas Tech where he was an All-Big 12 Third Team selection last season after averaging 12.9 points per game. Shannon is a 2022 Preseason All-Big 12 selection and was named to the Wooden, Naismith and West Award.
A versatile guard for the Red Raiders, Shannon scored in double figures in 22 games this season including leading Tech with 20 points against Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. He scored a season-high 23 points and recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds in the win at LSU and also went over 20 points in wins over Oklahoma and Kansas State. Shannon finished his sophomore season with 30 3-pointers after going 3-for-4 against the Razorbacks in the final game of the season after matching a career-high with four 3-pointers in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals against Texas.
Through two seasons at Tech, Shannon has scored 644 points, grabbed 231 rebounds and came away with 58 steals. He averaged 9.8 points per game as a freshman, including scoring a career-high 24 points at DePaul. Along with his scoring, Shannon had 39 assists this season (1.4 per game) highlighted by a career-high six assists in the road win at Iowa State.
The Red Raiders will play Incarnate Word at 4 p.m. on Saturday in South Padre Island before returning home to host Omaha and Lamar next week at the United Supermarkets Arena.