Jack Cooley led Notre Dame with 12 points and 10 rebounds
SENIOR SEASON (2012-13): Will make his Fighting Irish debut after sitting out all of the 2011-12 campaign due to NCAA transfer rules ... transferred from Michigan State ... played in 70 games, including 29 starts, during his two seasons with the Spartans ... totaled 176 points (2.5 ppg) and 146 rebounds (2.1 rpg).
JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12): Sat out the entire season due to NCAA transfer rules.
SOPHOMORE SEASON AT MICHIGAN STATE (2010-11): Appeared in 34 games, starting 17 ... averaged 3.1 points and 2.6 rebounds ... shot a team-best 69.6% (48-69) from the field, including a remarkable 78.9% (15-19) in Big Ten play ... led Michigan State in rebounding in two games ... averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in starting the first 11 games of the season ... hit 10 straight shots at one point early in the season ... scored a career-best 10 points versus Washington along with grabbing five rebounds in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational ... hauled in a career-best eight rebounds in the season opener versus Eastern Michigan ... grabbed seven rebounds in three contests, including against UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... scored eight points against both Eastern Michigan and Duke.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT MICHIGAN STATE (2009-10): Appeared in 36 games, starting 12 ... averaged 1.9 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... started 11 of the first 14 games of the season ... shot 59.6% from the field, including 62.5% in Big Ten play ... earned the start in his Spartan debut, totaling four points and five rebounds in 14 minutes versus Florida Gulf Coast ... scored a season-high eight points against IPFW, hitting four-of-five shots from the field ... scored six points in a season-high 15 minutes at Illinois ... scored four points in seven contests ... grabbed a season-high six rebounds versus Massachusetts ... averaged 6.8 minutes and 2.0 points in the NCAA Tournament, scoring four points each versus Northern Iowa in the Sweet 16 and Butler in the Final Four.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 23.6 points, 15.8 rebounds and four blocks as a senior at Kenton High School for head coach Terry Rowe ... led Kenton to the Division II district finals, finishing the season with a 17-6 mark ... the Associated Press Division II Co-Player of the Year ... finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder and the second-leading rebounder in state history ... 2009 First-Team All-State Division II honoree, as selected by The Associated Press ... 2009 Player of the Year in the Western Buckeye League ... 2009 District 8 Player of the Year ... served two seasons as team captain ... averaged 23.3 points, 15.5 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a junior, shooting 68.0 percent from the field ... 2008 Second-Team All-State Division II honoree, as selected by The Associated Press ... 2008 Player of the Year in the Western Buckeye League ... 2008 District 8 Player of the Year ... led Kenton to a 17-5 mark as a junior ... averaged 17.1 points, 17.4 rebounds, 5.8 blocks and shot 61.5 percent from the field as a high school sophomore ... averaged 16.8 points, 14.2 rebounds, 5.4 blocks and shot 64.5 percent as a freshman ... four-time first-team all-league honoree ... four-time First-Team All-Limaland honoree ... rated the No. 75 player in the nation by Rivals.com, including the No. 10 center ... played AAU basketball for the Columbus Basketball Club ... earned one varsity letter in tennis.
PERSONAL: Full name is Garrick William Sherman ... born in Kenton, Ohio ... 2012-13 participant in Notre Dame's Rosenthal Leadership Academy ... son of David and Mary Sherman ... oldest of three children -- has a sister Katie and brother Grant ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology major.