Davide Moretti Signs With Agent; Will Not Return to Texas Tech

As reported by Sportando, Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti will forgo his final year of eligibility and sign with Italian club Olimpia Milano.

Moretti averaged 13.0 points a game, 1.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.2 steals this past year while shooting 41.9% from the floor and 38% from the three-point line.

Moretti was a key cog the past three years, and was a huge part of Texas Tech’s run to the National Championship, yet falling short. That year Moretti had averaged 11.5 points a game, while shooting 49.8% from the floor and 45.9% from the three-point line. Moretti was asked to do a bit more this year, and be a traditional point guard rather than asking him to mainly be a shooter in the 2018-19 year.

I will not attempt something in Italian wishing Moretti well and thanking him for his time at Texas Tech, but Moretti has always been absolute class, was always there to answer to the media’s ever question.

Thank you for a terrific career at Texas Tech and good luck to you in the next step of your career.

Eligibility Chart

What you have all been waiting for . . . Since I have Benson as a non-scholarship player, I think that there is technically one spot available and we know that Texas Tech is still in on a couple of transfers, including Georgetown guard Mac McClung and Air Force guard A.J. Walker. There is obviously some room for some playing time for a guard here.

Position Player 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Guard Kyler Edwards (6-3/200)
Kevin McCullar (6-5/180)
Clarence Nadolny (6-3/190)
Nimari Burnett (6-3/185) HS
Avery Benson (6-4/200) ? ?
Jamarius Burton (6-4/210) *!* WSU
Forward Terrence Shannon, Jr. (6-7/185)
Tyreek Smith (6-8/205)
Joel Ntambwe (6-9/210) *#*
Chibuzo Agbo, Jr. (6-7/215) HS
Micah Peavy (6-7/172) HS
Esahia Nyiwe (6-10/210) JUCO
Marcus Santos-Silva (6-7/250) *@* VCU
Guard Jahmius Ramsey (6-4/190) $ $ $ $ $
Davide Moretti (6-2/175) $ $ $
Forward TJ Holyfield (6-8/230)
Chris Clarke (6-6/215)
Andrei Savrasov (6-9/215) # TR TR TR
Center Russel Tchewa (7-0/255) # TR TR TR TR
TOTALS 13 12 11 9 4 0

13 scholarships each year | Black Box = Scholarship Year | Red Box = Redshirt Year | HS = Playing high school | JC = Playing junior college | TR = Transfer | $ = Declared for NBA Draft or Signed With Pro Team | NA = No Longer Attending | *#* Transfer from UNLV | *!* Transfer from Wichita State | *@* Transfer from Virginia Commonwealth | # Enters transfer portal

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