Texas Tech star TJ Shannon is in the transfer portal

Terrence Shannon Jr., a key cog on Texas Tech's Sweet 16 team has decided to enter the transfer portal. The news was first reported by CBS's Jon Rothstein.


And within minutes of entering the portal, he's already heard from some of the biggest names in the sport.


According to Shannon's former AAU team, Mac Irvin Fire, Kentucky, UConn, Illinois and Michigan have already reached out to the 6'7 wing.


Shannon has been a key cog for the Red Raiders each of the last three seasons, averaging 12.4 points per game as a sophomore in 2020-2021, and actually declared for the draft following that season. He returned this year, but battled injuries and saw his numbers dip, averaging 10.5 points per game and 38 percent three-point shooting.


Still, when healthy Shannon is a dynamic wing with NBA-level talent.


He also told Rothstein that he would consider returning to Texas Tech next season.