Red Raiders’ Terrence Shannon Jr. cleared to play immediately


Look who’s back.

Terrence Shannon Jr., who’s been sitting on the bench and waiting his time to get back on the hardwood, gets his time to shine under the bright lights of arenas once again after he was cleared to play immediately by the NCAA, per a Texas Tech news release.

He’s expected to “be with the Red Raiders this weekend for their 4 p.m. Saturday game against Incarnate Word as part of the South Padre Island Battle of the Beach at South Padre Island.

The 6-foot-6 wing posted a video of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton shouting, “I’m back. I’m back.”

All questions related to his NBA Draft process have been resolved.  

Shannon has been a fan of Newton, who was recently re-signed by the Panthers and started last weekend in a 34-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

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