Former Virginia ahead/middle Kadin Shedrick is transferring to Texas, per his social media Sunday. Shedrick, a redshirt junior from Holly Springs, North Carolina, averaged 6.2 factors and three.8 rebounds whereas beginning 15 of the Cavaliers’ 30 video games final season. Shedrick has two years of eligibility remaining.
At 6-11, Shedrick affords the Horns an imposing paint presence on either side of the ball. Shedrick averaged 1.4 blocks per sport at Virginia and provides Texas a vertical presence they lacked in 2022-23.
Shedrick, rated the Seventeenth-ranked prospect within the switch portal by 247 Sports activities, is Rodney Terry’s first pickup within the switch portal this offseason. Sunday was a extremely productive day for Texas: along with Shedrick’s dedication, Dylan Disu introduced that he’d be returning for a fifth season. Between Shedrick, Disu, and five-star signee Ron Holland, Texas poses to have a flexible, bodily entrance courtroom rotation subsequent season.
Shedrick’s dedication is welcome information for Terry as he rebuilds this Texas roster. Graduate guards Marcus Carr and Sir’Jabari Rice and senior forwards Timmy Allen and Christian Bishop are gone from final season’s Horns after exhausting their school eligibility. Sophomore guard Tyrese Hunter and freshman ahead Dillon Mitchell have each entered the NBA Draft whereas sustaining their collegiate eligibility, whereas freshman guards Arterio Morris and Rowan Brumbaugh have each entered the switch portal.