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Omar Sherman

position

Forward

Height

6-8

Weight

260 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Duncanville, Texas

High School

Duncanville

Omar Sherman - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Freshman (2014-15)
2014-15 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader
Miami Record Book Listings: Season – Among freshmen only: No. 2: Freshman, blocked shots, season (20); Game – Among freshmen only: No. 2: Freshman, minutes, game (40); No. 5: Freshman, blocked shots, game (3).
Season: Started 10 of 36 games played … Averaged 4.8 points, 2.3 rebounds in 16.5 minutes … Totaled 173 points, 82 rebounds in 593 minutes … Hit 42.9 percent (67-156) from the field, 30.4 percent (24-79) from three and 65.2 percent (15-23) at the line … Scored in double digits four times … Hit multiple 3-pointers six times … Notched 3-pointer in 17 games … Season highs: 13 points three times, last vs. Virginia, 1/3; 7 rebounds vs. South Alabama, 11/28; 2 assists four times, last at Wake Forest, 2/11; 2 steals vs. Boston College, 1/10; 3 blocked shots twice, last vs. Stanford, 4/2 … 40 minutes vs. Virginia, 1/3 … Started eight of 17 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 4.5 points, 1.5 rebounds, 0.7 assists in 17.2 minutes … Totaled 77 points, 26 rebounds and 12 assists in 293 minutes … Connected on 40.8 percent (29-71) from the field, 33.3 percent (14-42) from three and 55.6 (5-9) at the line … Played only one ACC Tournament game due to injury … Played 8 minutes … In five NIT games averaged 4.2 points, 2.2 rebounds in 13.8 minutes … Drained 9-18 (50%) from the field.

High School
Four-star prospect by ESPN and Scout.com … No. 20 power forward in the country by Scout.com, No. 94 player overall … No. 10 recruit in Texas and No. 19 center in the country, says ESPN … Helped Duncanville to 20-12 season, and berth in the regional quarterfinals of the Texas UIL Boys State Basketball Championships … Led team with 17.1 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game … Coached by Kenny Boren.

Personal
Born Omar Rivas Sherman on November 14, 1995 in Dallas, Texas … Son of Maricela Herron and Alphonso Sherman … Has seven siblings with three brothers: D’Anthony, Alphonso Jr., Ja’mall and four sisters: Monique, Antecia, Christina and Geneva … Majoring in business marketing and entrepreneurship … Played AAU with Deron Williams Elite … Chose Miami over Wichita State, North Texas and Weber State … Cousin to Mergerson basketball family: Laramie (Navy), Mariana (Texas), Veronica (UT Arlington) and Luke (Texas State/Mid-America Christian). 

Omar Sherman
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
14-15 36 10 593 16.5 67 156 .429 24 79 .304 15 23 .652 22 60 82 2.3 59 0 18 12 20 8 173 4.8