University of North Carolina freshman forward/center Day’Ron Sharpe announced today he is entering the 2021 NBA Draft.
Sharpe averaged 9.5 points and 7.6 rebounds this season. He earned ACC All-Freshman team honors and was the runner-up for ACC Freshman of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year awards.
Sharpe currently leads the country in offensive rebound percentage (.183) and the ACC in offensive rebounds (3.4 per game). Sharpe tied for the team lead in blocks (26), was second in rebounding, third in steals (23) and fourth in scoring.
The Greenville, N.C., native led UNC in scoring five times with a season-high 25 in a home win over Notre Dame. He averaged 7.0 offensive rebounds per 40 minutes, the highest ever in a season by a Tar Heel.
Sharpe led UNC with six defensive player of the game awards, scored in double figures 12 times and grabbed 10 or more boards eight times. He had six double-doubles in points and rebounds, including 25 and 10 in Chapel Hill vs. the Irish, 16 and 10 in a win over NC State, 21 and 11 in beating Louisville and 14 and 10 with six assists in the ACC Tournament vs. Notre Dame.