Iowa State basketball: Sherron Dorsey-Walker will transfer from the Cyclones


In a move that doesn’t surprise many, Iowa State basketball guard Sherron Dorsey-Walker will be transferring from the team and will begin his search.

The move was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, who tweeted the news out Tuesday afternoon.

In the early evening hours of Tuesday night, the move was confirmed by Iowa State. The Des Moines Register reporter Tommy Birch announced that it was official and had a statement from head coach Fred Hoiberg that called Dorsey-Walker “a great teammate and student-athlete.”

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SDW notably had a great performance against Viterbo in an exhibition, but that never really transferred to much production in the regular season. His last appearance was against Lamar when he logged seven minutes and made a 3-point shot and two free throws. In three appearances, Dorsey-Walker averages three points, 1.3 rebounds, and 0.3 assists per game.

Dorsey-Walker played in a handful of games last year but averaged just 5.8 minutes with 1.2 points, 0.6 rebounds, 0.5 assists, and 0.5 turnovers per game. He never was able to show why he deserved more time off the bench.

Nov 14, 2014; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Sherron Dorsey-Walker (4) guards Oakland University Golden Grizzlies forward Dante Williams (2) in the second half at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Paul Halfacre-USA TODAY Sports

Similar to others that have transferred like K.J. Bluford and Percy Gibson, Dorsey-Walker is transferring because he sees the writing on the wall. There’s simply not enough time for everybody to get a fair crack at the time allotment. Dorsey-Walker would likely have seen some time in upcoming layup games, but for him, the process of moving on and getting more playing time needed to happen sooner rather than later.

As always, we thank SDW for all the hard work he put into the team and wish him the best of luck on his future endeavors.

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