Report: Former Texas basketball player considering SEC schools, among others
Tevin Mack, a former 4-star recruit out of Dreher High School in Columbia, S.C., originally planned to play college basketball at VCU.
When coach Shaka Smart was hired by Texas, Mack joined him in Austin. However, after being suspended indefinitely for much of his sophomore season, Mack is looking for a new home.
Mack averaged 14.8 points and 4.8 rebounds over 15 games this season. He appeared in four Big 12 games before the suspension.
Georgia, Florida and South Carolina all received consideration from Mack, before he settled on playing for Smart. Clemson and UConn were also factors.
Paula Mack, his mother, told Phil Kornblut that all have been in contact since the transfer was announced. East Carolina, Florida State, Wake Forest and DePaul are also interested.
“I think he’s really waiting for the coaching changes and what players are transferring out or in,” Paula said. “He said it’s going to be much closer to South Carolina than he was. When he first talked about leaving, he said it’s more than likely an ACC or SEC school.”