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Texas guard Courtney Ramey enters NBA draft, transfer portal

Mar 20, 2022; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Texas Longhorns guard Courtney Ramey (3) shoots the ball during the first half against Purdue Boilermakers guard Jaden Ivey (23) in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

After four seasons at Texas, guard Courtney Ramey announced Thursday that he is putting his name in the 2022 NBA Draft.

Ramey also entered the transfer portal “in an effort to explore all of my options.” Ramey has the option to return for a fifth year of NCAA eligibility.

“Longhorn Nation! I want to thank you for welcoming me into the program,” Ramey wrote on social media. “I am forever grateful. I also want to thank the coaches for giving me the opportunity to play. I will always remember the relationships I have formed with my teammates. To my family, I want to thank you for supporting me every step of the way.”

Ramey made 32 starts out of 34 total appearances in 2021-22, averaging 9.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. His best season at Texas came in 2020-21, when he posted averages of 12.2 points, 3.9 assists and 3.2 boards.

In 128 games (106 starts) for the Longhorns, Ramey averaged 10.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest, shooting 39.2 percent overall and 36.5 percent from 3-point range.

–Field Level Media