FIFTH YEAR (2013-14): Made his Fighting Irish debut in 2012-13 after sitting out all of the 2011-12 campaign due to NCAA transfer rules ... transferred from Michigan State, where he played in 70 games, including 29 starts, during his two seasons with the Spartans ... has 387 career points (3.9 ppg.) and 249 rebounds (2.5 rpg.) in 100 games (31 starts) ... also has 32 blocked shots, 26 assists and 20 steals ... is a career 59.3% (169-285) shooter from the field.
SENIOR SEASON (2012-13): Played in 30 games, including two starts, and tallied 211 points (7.0 ppg.), 103 rebounds (3.4 rpg.), 13 blocked shots, 11 assists and six steals ... scored in double-figures on nine occasions ... led the Irish in scoring three times ... was 90-164 (.549) from the field and 31-47 (.660) from the free throw line ... averaged 4.6 points and 2.5 rebounds in BIG EAST play ... made his Irish debut during the season-opening victory against Evansville ... had three points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in 15 minutes of action versus the Purple Aces ... in the second game of the season, he scored a career-high 22 points and pulled down a career-best nine rebounds in an 84-57 win over Monmouth ... was 8-10 from the field and 6-7 from the free throw line against the Hawks ... netted 18 points on 8-10 shooting from the floor and 2-2 from the charity stripe in 65-48 win over George Washington ... also pulled down seven rebounds against the Colonials ... earned his first start of the season against Saint Francis (Pa.) and recorded 11 points and seven rebounds in a career-high tying 25 minutes of play ... was 5-7 from the floor and 2-2 from the free throw line en route to 12 points in a 92-65 besting of Chicago State ... was a perfect 5-5 from the field and finished with 11 points in an 81-68 win over Purdue at the Crossroads Classic ... did not enter the game until there was 1:57 left in the first overtime, but ended up scoring 17 points in the final 22 minutes of a 104-101 five-overtime victory over eventual national champion Louisville ... was 7-10 from the field and grabbed six rebounds in the win over the Cardinals ... netted 11 points in a 71-54 setback at Providence ... produced another solid effort against Louisville by registering 14 points on 7-9 shooting and four rebounds in a 73-57 defeat ... tied a career-high mark of 25 minutes played in that showdown with the Cardinals ... produced 16 points and six boards in a 73-65 triumph of Marquette in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship.
JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12): Sat out the entire season due to NCAA transfer rules.
SOPHOMORE SEASON AT MICHIGAN STATE (2010-1): 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 10 points versus Washington along with grabbing five rebounds in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational ... hauled in 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 Championship ... 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 Championship, 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.