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Baylor Scheierman has put his name in the transfer portal weeks after declaring for the NBA Draft. Some of the schools showing interest include Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and Gonzaga.

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him)

Baylor Scheierman

This past season’s Summit League Player of the Year Baylor Scheierman has entered the transfer portal. 

“The most coveted in transfer portal history,” Jeff Goodman of The Stadium tweeted Tuesday after reporting out the names of schools who had reached out to Scheierman in the last day since the news broke. 

The teams on the list that have shown interest in Scheierman include many of the nation’s top basketball programs like Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, Baylor, Gonzaga, Michigan State and UCLA, among others.

Scheierman previously declared for the NBA Draft March 24 via his Twitter account. While he declared for the draft, he also announced he was maintaining his college eligibility, meaning he can attend the NBA Draft Combine, taking place May 16-22 in Chicago, and meet with teams and get feedback while still having the option to return to school. 

The early entry withdrawal headline for players wishing to return to school is June 1.

The 6-foot-6 Aurora, Nebraska native has three years under his belt at SDSU, most recently averaging 16.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.5 assists and shooting 47 percent from 3-point range and leading his team to an NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time since 2018. He has two years of eligibility remaining.

“Crying on the inside but beyond proud of you bro,” teammate Zeke Mayo tweeted Monday. “If you end up somewhere else, see you down the road.”

A few years back, Mike Daum declared early for the draft after his junior season to test the NBA waters before returning for his senior campaign.

The NBA Draft will take place June 23 in Brooklyn. 


The SDSU softball team continued its strong conference play this past weekend, picking up two wins on the road against North Dakota State before their final game of the weekend was canceled due to the  weather. 

Heading into the series, the Jackrabbits (31-10, 12-2) were coming off a three-game sweep over Kansas City two weeks ago at home. They won their games 9-0 Friday, and 10-2 and 1-0 victories in a Saturday doubleheader. SDSU is the Summit League leaders in ERA (0.85), home runs (23), on-base percentage (.418) and slugging percentage (.579).

Rozelyn Carrillo leads the league in batting average at 0.500. Carrillo is also leading the conference in RBIs (18) and hits (19).

In the first game with the Bison last 

Saturday, the Jackrabbits won 8-1 in 10 innings. Through the first eight innings, neither team scored, and they were each knotted at one after the nine innings. 

In the tenth, the Jacks scored seven runs to take the game. 

Grace Glanzer improved to a 16-4 record after the game, striking out seven batters and not allowing any walks. 

In game two later that day, there was again no score through five innings. In the sixth, an RBI double from Lindsey Culver and an RBI single from Allison Yoder put the Jacks up 2-0 and held a 2-1 lead after the inning. The Jacks had six runs in the next inning, carrying them to an 8-1 win.

With the wins, the Jacks surpassed the 30-win mark for the seventh time in program history and fourth in the last five seasons. They also have 56 home runs so far on the year, the most in program history only behind last year’s mark of 73. 

This week, the Jackrabbits are set for a doubleheader against St. Thomas Thursday at noon and at 2 p.m. They will wrap up the series Friday at noon.