1. Nijel Pack– Miami (Kansas State)
Nijel Pack was one of the top transfers to enter the portal this offseason. Pack, who was first team All-Big 12, averaged 17.4 points per game. He was also one of the best shooters in the country, connecting on 43.6% of his 7.5 3-point attempts per game.
2. Pete Nance– North Carolina (Northwestern)
Pete Nance was a huge late pickup for the Tar Heels, as he fills in the Brady Manek hole. Nance can do a little bit of everything on the court; he ranked inside the top 20 in the Big Ten in points, rebounds, assists and blocks. He also shot 45.2% from 3-point range.
3. Norchad Omier– Miami (Arkansas State)
Sun Belt Player of the Year Norchad Omier joins Pack in Miami’s transfer class. Omier is one of the best rebounders in the country, averaging 12.2 in his two seasons at Arkansas State. He was an efficient player in the Sun Belt, shooting 63.2% from the field. The big question surrounding Omier- How will his game translate to the high major level?
4. Jacob Grandison– Duke (Illinois)
Duke has a freshman-heavy team, but Illinois transfer Jacob Grandison is the outlier. A sixth-year senior, Grandison will provide much needed expierience to the Blue Devils. Grandison averaged 9.6 points and shot 41% on 3-point shots for the Big Ten regular season champs.
5. Ben Vander Plas– Virginia (Ohio)
Virginia added an offensive boost this season when they picked up Ohio transfer Ben Vander Plas. Vander Plas can score from inside and out, as he proved last season shooting 60% from inside the arc and eclipsing 200 3-pointers in his career. He was also one of the best defensive players in the MAC, and will fit right in with the program.
6. Jarkel Joiner– NC State (Ole Miss)
NC State brings in a solid transfer class this year, led by Jarkel Joiner. Joiner is a versatile guard, being able to play both backcourt positions. He led Ole Miss in scoring last season, 13.2 points per game, and is one of the best in the country at not turning the ball over.
7. Tyree Appleby– Wake Forest (Florida)
Tyree Appleby leads Steve Forbes’ transfer class this year. Appleby, who played at Florida last season, is a point guard with scoring abilities. Appleby excels at drawing contact, averagine 4.5 free throws attempted per game over his career. Last year, he shot 84.8% from the stripe.
8. Darin Green Jr.– Florida State (UCF)
Florida State ranked 12th in the ACC in 3-point percentage last year, and adding UCF transfer Darin Green will likely improve that. Green made 208 3-pointers in three years, shooting 38.8% from distance. He earned AAC All-Conference third team honors last season, also leading UCF in points per game.
9. Brandon Huntley-Hatfield– Louisville (Tennessee)
Brandon Huntley-Hatfield’s numbers from last year don’t pop off the page, but he started the last 13 games of the season for a top 5 Tennessee team. Going to Louisville, he should have a chance to shine and become more of an offensive option. Huntley-Hatfield was a 5-star in the class of 2021.
10. Marcus Hammond– Notre Dame (Niagara)
Notre Dame went to the mid major level to get Marcus Hammond, who made three MAAC All-Conference teams at Niagara. Hammond can score from inside and out, making 3.7 2-pointers and 2.3 3-pointers per game last season.