Will Sheehey

Will Sheehey Biography

Will Sheehey is an American basketball player from Stuart, FL who went to Sagemont high school in Weston, FL. He played small forward for Indiana University between 2010 and 2014 under head coach Tom Crean. He was undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft and has played professionally in the NBA G League and overseas.

  • Name: WIll Sheehey
  • Position: Small Forward
  • Nationality: USA
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Birthday: January 16, 1992
  • Hometown: Stuart, FL
  • High School: South Fork (Stuart, FL), Sagemont (Weston, FL)
  • Height: 6’7″ (201 cm)
  • Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
  • Seasons: 4 (2010-2014)
  • Jersey: #0
  • Current Team: s.Oliver Würzburg
  • NBA Draft: 2014 / Undrafted
  • Education: Legal Studies

Awards and Accolades

  • 2014 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Media)
  • 2013 Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year (Coaches)
  • Set IU Single-Game record by going 9-9 from the field against Purdue on Feb 16, 2013

Will Sheehey’s High School Recruiting Profile

Source: TCPalm.com

Will Sheehey was a 3-star SG recruit from The Sagemont School in Florida. As a sophomore in high school, he averaged 17 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game and as a junior he raised his numbers to 24.6 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists per game. His senior year was not as impressive, but he started to see interest in college teams in his junior year, including Indiana University.

He was named to the Class 2A second team All-State and nominated to the McDonald’s All-American Game along with the Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic All-Star team.

He was not a highly recruited high school player, but received several Divison 1 offers from schools including Indiana, George Washington, Stanford, Northwestern, Michigan, Arizona State, and Georgia Tech. He ultimately chose Indiana for the combination of athletics, academics and social life offered at Indiana.

  • 247 Composite Ranking: 3-Star (0.9070, 143rd overall, 37 SG, 11 in Florida)
  • Rivals: 3-Star (141st Overall, 40th SG)
  • ESPN: 89 Rating (48th SG)

Will Sheehey enrolled with Indiana University on June 30th, 2010 to play for Tom Crean and the rebuilding Indiana program.

Will Sheehey’s Seasons with the Hoosiers

2010-2011 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (3rd Season)
12-20 (3-15 Big Ten)
11th Place Big Ten

2011-2012 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (4th Season)
27-9 (11-7 Big Ten)
5th Place Big Ten
🏅 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2012-2013 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (5th Season)
29-7 (14-4 Big Ten)
🏆 1st Place Big Ten
🏅 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2013-2014 Indiana Basketball Season
Tom Crean (6th Season)
17-15 (7-11 Big Ten)
9th Place Big Ten

Indiana University Career Statistics

(Source: Indiana University Athletics)

GP GS MIN AVG FGM FGA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT FTM FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVG PF FO AST AST/G T/O BLK STL PTS AVG
2010-2011 32 7 443 13.8 62 128 0.484 7 23 0.304 24 37 0.649 31 36 67 2.1 61 3 12 0.4 27 5 14 155 4.8
2011-12 31 11 693 22.4 100 198 0.505 18 47 0.383 50 71 0.704 35 62 97 3.1 71 3 33 1.1 41 7 15 268 8.6
2012-13 36 1 801 22.3 126 259 0.486 28 81 0.346 63 93 0.656 41 86 127 3.5 86 1 46 1.3 38 6 28 343 9.5
2013-14 31 31 938 30.3 136 228 0.472 33 100 0.330 49 71 0.690 44 81 125 4.0 82 2 57 1.8 65 8 28 354 11.4
Total 130 50 2875 22.1 424 873 0.486 86 251 0.343 186 275 0.676 151 265 416 3.2 300 9 148 1.1 171 26 85 1120 8.6

Will Sheehey’s Indiana University Basketball Career

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During his freshman season, Will Sheehey played in 32 games and was chosen to start in seven. His best game on the season was against Purdue in West Lafayette where he scored 14 points in the loss on the road. He was a finalist for the Papa John’s Dunk of the Year for his dunk in the game against Iowa on February 5, 2011.

His second year, he averaged 8.6 points and 3.1 rebounds per game and started in 11 of the 31 games. He started to play more frequently as a starter near the end of the season as well. He played a key role in the Hoosiers 15-game turnaround over the prior season and Indiana ended up a 4-seed in the NCAA tournament. The Hoosiers eventually lost to the national champion Kentucky team, but scored 10 points and four rebounds in the game Sweet Sixteen game.

As a junior, Sheehey set the single-game record for going 9-9 from the field against Purdue on February 16, 2013. He only made one start on the year, and came off the bench in 35 games. He was awarded the Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year by Coaches which is the first time an Indiana player received the award. His best game of the season was in the game against Purdue where he went 9-9 and he scored 22 points on the game.

Will Sheehey earned Big Ten All-Sportsmanship Team honors and was named to the Reese’s NCAA D1 All-Star Game as a senior. His best game on the season was a 30 point showing against Iowa at home. He reached 1,120 points on his career which is is top-40 all-time for Indiana University.

Photo: AP

He is the first well-known Indiana player to wear the number zero. Afterwards, Max Bielfeldt and Romeo Langford wore it as well. He wore No. 10 until the 2012-2013 season as he was waiting for Kory Barnett to graduate, the previous player to sport the No. 0 jersey.

After his senior year, he elected to enter the NBA draft and did not go drafted in the 2014 draft.

Will Sheehey’s Career after Indiana

He started his professional career in Montenegro with Buducnost and then moved on to the NBA D-League Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Los Angeles D-Fenders.

Afterwards, Will finished the year in Greece with Panionios and averaged 9.8 points per game during his time with Panionios.

Photo: RaptorsHQ.com

He then played in France for Stade Olympique Maritime Boulonnais and in his third professional year, played for the Raptors 905 in the NBA G-League. He reached a respectable 10.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2 assists per game. The Raptors 905 were eventual NBA D-League champions in 2017.

He then traveled back overseas to play for Clube do Porto in Portugal and averaged 14.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game in the FIBA Europe Cup and 16.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in the Portuguese league.

He signed to play for s.Oliver Würzburg of the German Basketball Bundesliga in June 2019.

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