Omar Sherman
Omar  Sherman


Duncanville, Texas

Last College:
Paris JC

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 255





Hope, and a Hill to Climb

by Teddy Allen


MBB Practice Report: Oct. 18

Lots of Versatility Available at the Forward Spot


Hot-Shooting Herd Beat Bulldogs in C-USA Semifinals

LA Tech falls to 23-10 on the season


Bulldogs Advance to Semifinals with 69-57 Win over Blazers

LA Tech will face winner of Old Dominion/Marshall at 2 p.m. on Friday


Bulldogs Cruise to 93-65 Win over Golden Eagles on Senior Day

LA Tech improves to 22-9 on the season and 14-4 in C-USA play


LA Tech vs. Marshall 3/10/17

Bulldogs fall to hot-shooting Herd in C-USA Tournament Semifinals


LA Tech vs. UAB 3/9/17

Bulldogs lead wire-to-wire in the win over the Blazers in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals


LA Tech vs. USM 3/4/17

Bulldogs hit a season-high 14 three-pointers in a 93-65 victory over the Golden Eagles


Louisiana Tech vs. Marshall

Bulldogs take on Marshall at the Thomas Assembly Center


LA Tech vs. WKU

Bulldogs take on WKU in the Thomas Assembly Center on Feb. 2, 2017.

2016-17: Was one of three Bulldogs to start all 33 games ... Averaged 9.6 points per game while shooting 58 percent from the field ... Scored in double figures in 18 games, third most on the team ... Registered a career-high 21 points against Oklahoma Baptist (11/23), going 9-of-13 from the field ... Finished the year with three-straight double-digit performances, including 10 points apiece in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals versus UAB (3/9) and Semifinals versus Marshall (3/10) ... Also averaged 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game, both ranking second on the team ... Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds at Rice (2/25), second most by a Bulldog in a single game this season ... Posted a career-high four blocks in two games.

Paris Junior College:
Named to All-Region XIV Second Team and All-Region XIV North Zone Second Team … Started in all 30 games … Averaged 14.8 points per game while shooting 56.1 percent from the field and 29.2 percent from beyond the arc … Scored in double figures in 26 games, including five games of 20+ points … Also averaged 7.1 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game … Totaled 203 defensive rebounds and 67 blocks which ranked third and fourth in NJCAA Region XIV, respectively … Registered five double-doubles … Posted a career-high 25 points versus Bossier Parish CC … Pulled down a career-high 17 boards at Jarvis Christian.

Miami (Fla.): Started in 10 of 36 games as a freshman for the Hurricanes … Started eight of 17 ACC games … Averaged 4.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game … Hit 42.9 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from three-point range … Registered a season-high 13 points three times.

High School: Four-star prospect out of Duncanville High School by ESPN and Scout.com … Ranked as No. 20 power forward in the country by Scout.com, No. 94 player overall … Ranked No. 10 recruit in the state of Texas per ESPN … Helped Duncanville HS to a 20-12 season and a berth in the regional quarterfinals of the Texas UIL Boys State Basketball Championships … Led team with an average of 17.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.

Personal: Full name is Omar Rivas Sherman … Son of Maricela and Alphonso Sherman … Has seven siblings with three brothers: D’Anthony, Alphonso Jr. and Ja’mall and four sisters: Monique, Antecia, Christina and Geneva … Born on Nov. 14, 1995 in Dallas, Texas.


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