Transfer market 2020: Big board, grad transfer rankings, sit-out transfer rankings, and more

Eli Boettger | @boettger_eli | 03/16/2020

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With college basketball abruptly turning to the offseason, the transfer market and coaching carousel are already in full swing.

Transfers have become a growing part of the sport’s landscape in recent years with several successful programs nationwide including these players in their short- and long-term plans.

Below you will find current transfer rankings for both grad and sit-out transfers as well as every available transfer who is either formerly a high-major player or double-digit scorer from the previous season.

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Last updated: March 18 a.m.

Grad transfer rankings

  1. Mike Smith, Columbia (92 games, 90 starts, 34.3 mpg, 18.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 4.3 apg, 1.3 spg, 33.1 3p%)
  2. Bryce Aiken, Harvard (65 games, 40 starts, 29.0 mpg, 16.7 ppg, 40.6 fg%, 34.7 3p%)
  3. E.J., Anosike, Sacred Heart (95 games, 63 starts, 25.7 mpg, 11.6 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 48.3 fg%)
  4. Seth Towns, Harvard (58 games, 44 starts, 26.3 mpg, 14.2 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 41.9 3p%)
  5. Ryan Betley, Penn (74 games, 70 starts, 30.9 mpg, 12.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 38.3 3p%)
  6. Brendan Barry, Dartmouth (81 games, 56 starts, 30.2 mpg, 9.8 ppg, 3.0 apg, 44.5 3p%)
  7. Taurean Thompson, Seton Hall and Syracuse (62 games, 21 starts, 14.3 mpg, 7.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 49.9 fg%)
  8. Ferron Flavors Jr., Cal Baptist and Fairfield (64 games, 55 starts, 30.9 mpg, 12.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 38.0 3p%)
  9. Balint Mocsan, Idaho State (88 games, 60 starts, 27.2 mpg, 9.1 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 42.6 3p%)
  10. Patrick Tape, Columbia (69 games, 46 starts, 17.7 mpg, 6.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 61.3 fg%)
  11. Kevin Marfo, Quinnipiac and George Washington (78 games, 40 starts, 19.3 mpg, 6.4 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 46.8 fg%)
  12. Matthew Moyer, Vanderbilt and Syracuse (91 games, 26 starts, 14.4 mpg, 3.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg)
  13. Ryan Murphy, Pittsburgh and Charlotte (49 games, 17 starts, 22.8 mpg, 7.3 ppg, 37.7 fg%)
  14. Darius Perry, Louisville (100 games, 40 starts, 16.6 mpg, 4.8 ppg, 1.8 apg, 39.8 fg%)
  15. Darian Adams, Troy (87 games, 51 starts, 24.9 mpg, 7.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.5 apg, 35.0 fg%)
  16. Isaac White, Stanford (94 games, 13 starts, 13.4 mpg, 4.3 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 37.2 3p%)

Sit-out transfer rankings

  1. Landers Nolley II, Virginia Tech (32 games, 29 starts, 30.2 mpg, 15.5 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.4 apg, 37.0 fg%)
  2. Sam Sessoms, Binghamton (62 games, 61 starts, 35.0 mpg, 18.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 4.1 apg, 34.0 3p%)
  3. Khalil Whitney, Kentucky (18 games, 8 starts, 12.8 mpg, 3.3 ppg, 37.1 fg%)
  4. Christian Agnew, North Alabama (59 games, 45 starts, 28.6 mpg, 12.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 1.4 spg, 40.9 fg%)
  5. Jamarius Burton, Wichita State (67 games, 52 starts, 25.4 mpg, 7.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.4 apg, 41.8 fg%)
  6. Hayden Koval, Central Arkansas (98 games, 94 starts, 28.9 mpg, 11.1 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.8 bpg, 34.0 3p%)
  7. Vado Morse, Mount St. Mary’s (60 games, 47 starts, 30.2 mpg, 12.8 ppg, 2.6 apg, 33.2 3p%)
  8. Zach Scott, Florida Gulf Coast (64 games, 45 starts, 25.0 mpg, 9.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 37.4 fg%)
  9. Erik Stevenson, Wichita State (68 games, 32 starts, 23.2 mpg, 8.6 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.1 spg, 35.4 fg%)
  10. Tyron Brewer, Southeastern Louisiana (57 games, 31 starts, 24.0 mpg, 9.9 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 34.7 3p%)
  11. Dontrell Shuler, Charleston Southern (49 games, 34 starts, 27.9 mpg, 13.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 44.4 fg%)
  12. Keishawn Brewton, Coastal Carolina (22 games, 11 starts, 26.2 mpg, 14.5 ppg, 1.2 spg, 37.1 3p%)
  13. Jalen Carey, Syracuse (27 games, 4 starts, 12.1 mpg, 3.3 ppg, 36.6 fg%)
  14. Ed Croswell, La Salle (58 games, 34 starts, 20.0 mpg, 7.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 58.4 fg%)
  15. Cory Hightower, Presbyterian (67 games, 66 starts, 28.3 mpg, 11.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.2 apg)
  16. Drew Lowder, Holy Cross (12 games, 6 starts, 26.3 mpg, 14.1 ppg, 3.3 apg, 42.0 3p%)
  17. Curtis Holland III, High Point (40 games, 35 starts, 26.9 mpg, 9.6 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 35.9 3p%)
  18. Prince Oduro, Mississippi State and Siena (52 games, 27 starts, 16.9 mpg, 5.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg)
  19. Jervay Green, Nebraska (28 games, 15 starts, 24.6 mpg, 8.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 39.7 3p%)
  20. Carte’Are Gordon, DePaul and Saint Louis (13 games, 9 starts, 24.5 mpg, 8.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 1.1 spg, 1.8 bpg)
  21. Brandon Knapper, West Virginia (59 games, 4 starts, 11.3 mpg, 3.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg)
  22. Chris Martin, Presbyterian (64 games, 36 starts, 21.1 mpg, 7.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 42.3 fg%)
  23. Zion Griffin, Iowa State (47 games, 0 starts, 9.2 mpg, 2.6 ppg)

Current list

Darian Adams
Former: Troy
Measurables: 6-3/200
Year: Grad
Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.
Career: 87 games, 51 starts, 24.9 mpg, 7.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.5 apg, 35.0 fg%

Christian Agnew
Former: North Alabama
Measurables: 6-2/190
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Career: 59 games, 45 starts, 28.6 mpg, 12.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 1.4 spg, 40.9 fg%

Bryce Aiken
Former
: Harvard
Measurables: 6-0/175
Year: Grad
Hometown: Randolph, N.J.
Career: 65 games, 40 starts, 29.0 mpg, 16.7 ppg, 40.6 fg%, 34.7 3p%

E.J. Anosike
Former: Sacred Heart
Measurables: 6-6/245
Year: Grad
Hometown: East Orange, N.J.
Career: 95 games, 63 starts, 25.7 mpg, 11.6 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 48.3 fg%

Dylan Arnette
Former: TCU
Measurables: 6-3/175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
Career: 4 games, 0 starts, 0.8 mpg

Brendan Barry
Former: Dartmouth
Measurables: 6-2/180
Year: Grad
Hometown: Fair Haven, N.J.
Career: 81 games, 56 starts, 30.2 mpg, 9.8 ppg, 3.0 apg, 44.5 3p%

Dontay Bassett
Former: Florida
Measurables: 6-9/236
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
Career: 77 games, 3 starts, 8.9 mpg, 2.1 ppg

Ryan Betley
Former: Penn
Measurables: 6-5/200
Year: Grad
Hometown: Downington, Pa.
Career: 74 games, 70 starts, 30.9 mpg, 12.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 38.3 3p%

Tyron Brewer
Former: Southeastern Louisiana
Measurables: 6-7/210
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Meridian, Miss.
Career: 57 games, 31 starts, 24.0 mpg, 9.9 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 34.7 3p%

Keishawn Brewton
Former: Coastal Carolina
Measurables: 6-2/180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Spartanburg, S.C.
Career: 22 games, 11 starts, 26.2 mpg, 14.5 ppg, 1.2 spg, 37.1 3p%

Jamarius Burton
Former: Wichita State
Measurables: 6-4/200
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Career: 67 games, 52 starts, 25.4 mpg, 7.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.4 apg, 41.8 fg%

Devin Butts
Former: Mississippi State
Measurables: 6-5/180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Macon, Ga.
Career: 6 games, 0 starts, 3.5 mpg, 1.0 ppg

Jalen Carey
Former: Syracuse
Measurables: 6-3/186
Year: Soph.
Recruit: 52 (2018)
Hometown: Harlem, N.J.
Career: 27 games, 4 starts, 12.1 mpg, 3.3 ppg, 36.6 fg%

Deshawn Corprew
Former: Texas Tech
Measurables: 6-5/210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
Career: 37 games, 1 start, 13.5 mpg, 5.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 56.0 fg%

Ed Croswell
Former: La Salle
Measurables: 6-8/250
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Career: 58 games, 34 starts, 20.0 mpg, 7.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 58.4 fg%

Jake Desjardins
Former: Arizona
Measurables: 6-6/220
Year: Grad
Hometown: Henderson, Nev.
Career: 17 games, 0 starts, 2.5 mpg, 0.6 ppg

Ferron Flavors Jr.
Former: Cal Baptist and Fairfield
Measurables: 6-3/190
Year: Grad
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.
Career: 64 games, 55 starts, 30.9 mpg, 12.9 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 38.0 3p%

Gorjok Gak
Former: Florida
Measurables: 6-11/244
Year: Grad
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Career: 46 games, 1 start, 7.6 mpg, 1.9 ppg

Myron Gardner
Former: Georgetown
Measurables: 6-6/222
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Career: 8 games, 0 starts, 10.4 mpg, 3.1 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Carte’Are Gordon
Former: DePaul and Saint Louis
Measurables: 6-9/230
Year: Soph.
Recruit: 65 (2018)
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Career: 13 games, 9 starts, 24.5 mpg, 8.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 1.1 spg, 1.8 bpg

Jacobi Gordon
Former: California
Measurables: 6-7/216
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Career: 36 games, 1 start, 9.7 mpg, 2.3 ppg

Jervay Green
Former: Nebraska
Measurables: 6-3/210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Career: 28 games, 15 starts, 24.6 mpg, 8.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 39.7 3p%

Zion Griffin
Former: Iowa State
Measurables: 6-6/217
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Darien, Ill.
Career: 47 games, 0 starts, 9.2 mpg, 2.6 ppg

Raymond Hawkins
Former: Alabama
Measurables: 6-9/240
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
Career: 6 games, 0 starts, 0.8 mpg, 0.0 ppg

Chris Herren Jr.
Former: Boston College
Measurables: 6-3/174
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Portsmouth, R.I.
Career: 49 games, 8 starts, 13.1 mpg, 3.2 ppg, 33.0 fg%

Cory Hightower
Former: Presbyterian
Measurables: 6-7/215
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
Career: 67 games, 66 starts, 28.3 mpg, 11.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.2 apg

Curtis Holland III
Former: High Point
Measurables: 6-2/222
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Churchton, Md.
Career: 40 games, 35 starts, 26.9 mpg, 9.6 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 35.9 3p%

Oton Jankovic
Former: Vanderbilt
Measurables: 6-10/212
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
Career: 21 games, 0 starts, 6.2 mpg, 0.8 ppg

Brandon Knapper
Former: West Virginia
Measurables: 6-0/185
Year: Soph.
Hometown: South Charleston, W.Va.
Career: 59 games, 4 starts, 11.3 mpg, 3.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg

Hayden Koval
Former: Central Arkansas
Measurables: 7-0/220
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Propser, Texas
Career: 98 games, 94 starts, 28.9 mpg, 11.1 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.8 bpg, 34.0 3p%

James Love
Former: Kansas State
Measurables: 6-11/240
Year: Grad
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Career: 35 games, 0 starts, 3.4 mpg, 0.5 ppg

Drew Lowder
Former: Holy Cross
Measurables: 6-0/170
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Jackson, Mich.
Career: 12 games, 6 starts, 26.3 mpg, 14.1 ppg, 3.3 apg, 42.0 3p%

Kevin Marfo
Former: Quinnipiac and George Washington
Measurables: 6-8/245
Year: Grad
Hometown: Bergenfield, N.J.
Career: 78 games, 40 starts, 19.3 mpg, 6.4 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 46.8 fg%

Chris Martin
Former: Presbyterian
Measurables: 6-0/181
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Career: 64 games, 36 starts, 21.1 mpg, 7.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 42.3 fg%

Makhel Mitchell
Former: Maryland
Measurables: 6-10/235
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Career: 10 games, 1 start, 6.8 mpg, 1.0 ppg

Makhi Mitchell
Former: Maryland
Measurables: 6-10/235
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Career: 12 games, 4 starts, 9.3 mpg, 3.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg

Balint Mocsan
Former: Idaho State
Measurables: 6-3/190
Year: Grad
Hometown: Budapest, Hungary
Career: 88 games, 60 starts, 9.1 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 42.6 3p%

Vado Morse
Former: Mount St. Mary’s
Measurables: 6-0/167
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Suitland, Md.
Career: 60 games, 47 starts, 30.2 mpg, 12.8 ppg, 2.6 apg, 33.2 3p%

Matthew Moyer
Former: Vanderbilt and Syracuse
Measurables: 6-8/229
Year: Grad
Recruit: 60 (2016)
Hometown: Gahanna, Ohio
Career: 91 games, 26 starts, 14.4 mpg, 3.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg

Ryan Murphy
Former: Pittsburgh and Charlotte
Measurables: 6-2/185
Year: Grad
Hometown: Calabasas, Calif.
Career: 49 games, 17 starts, 22.8 mpg, 7.3 ppg, 37.7 fg%

Landers Nolley II
Former: Virginia Tech
Measurables: 6-7/230
Year: Fr.
Recruit: 72 (2018)
Hometown: Fairburn, Ga.
Career: 32 games, 29 starts, 30.2 mpg, 15.5 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.4 apg, 37.0 fg%

Prince Oduro
Former: Mississippi State and Siena
Measurables: 6-8/250
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Career: 52 games, 27 starts, 16.9 mpg, 5.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg

Darius Perry
Former: Louisville
Measurables: 6-2/195
Year: Grad
Recruit: 71 (2017)
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
Career: 100 games, 40 starts, 16.6 mpg, 4.8 ppg, 1.8 apg, 39.8 fg%

Asanti Price
Former: Georgia Tech
Measurables: 6-5/177
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Career: 15 games, 0 starts, 14.5 mpg, 2.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Kodye Pugh
Former: Stanford
Measurables: 6-8/205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Career: 38 games, 1 start, 6.3 mpg, 1.6 ppg

Zach Scott
Former: Florida Gulf Coast
Measurables: 6-4/173
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Career: 64 games, 45 starts, 25.0 mpg, 9.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 37.4 fg%

Sam Sessoms
Former: Binghamton
Measurables: 6-0/188
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Career: 62 games, 61 starts, 35.0 mpg, 18.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 4.1 apg, 34.0 3p%

Nigel Shadd
Former: Kansas State
Measurables: 6-9/250
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
Career: 24 games, 0 starts, 3.1 mpg, 0.5 ppg

Dontrell Shuler
Former: Charleston Southern
Measurables: 6-2/180
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Career: 49 games, 34 starts, 27.9 mpg, 13.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 44.4 fg%

Bakari Simmons
Former: Texas A&M
Measurables: 6-4/210
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Career: 0 games

BJ Simmons
Former: Idaho
Measurables: 6-1/182
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Saginaw, Mich.
Career: 7 games, 1 start, 21.1 mpg, 10.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg

Kristian Sjolund
Former: Georgia Tech
Measurables: 6-8/213
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Kongsberg, Norway
Career: 21 games, 4 starts, 9.5 mpg, 3.0 ppg

Mike Smith
Former: Columbia
Measurables: 5-11/180
Year: Grad
Hometown: Burr Ridge, Ill.
Career: 92 games, 90 starts, 34.3 mpg, 18.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 4.3 apg, 1.3 spg, 33.1 3p%

Erik Stevenson
Former: Wichita State
Measurables: 6-3/198
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Lacey, Wash.
Career: 68 games, 32 starts, 23.2 mpg, 8.6 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 1.1 spg, 35.4 fg%

Patrick Tape
Former: Columbia
Measurables: 6-10/232
Year: Grad
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Career: 69 games, 46 starts, 17.7 mpg, 6.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 61.3 fg%

Deshawn Thomas
Former: LSU
Measurables: 6-9/250
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dentsville, S.C.
Career: 0 games

Taurean Thompson
Former: Seton Hall and Syracuse
Measurables: 6-11/235
Year: Grad
Recruit: 84 (2016)
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Career: 62 games, 21 starts, 14.3 mpg, 7.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 49.9 fg%

Seth Towns
Former: Harvard
Measurables: 6-7/215
Year: Grad
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Career: 58 games, 44 starts, 26.3 mpg, 14.2 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 41.9 3p%

Isaac White
Former: Stanford
Measurables: 6-2/180
Year: Grad
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Career: 94 games, 13 starts, 13.4 mpg, 4.3 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 37.2 3p%

Kahlil Whitney
Former: Kentucky
Measurables: 6-6/210
Year: Fr.
Recruit: 11 (2019)
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Career: 18 games, 8 starts, 12.8 mpg, 3.3 ppg, 37.1 fg%

Michael Wynn
Former: Wake Forest
Measurables: 6-6/210
Year: Soph.
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
Career: 41 games, 0 starts, 5.8 mpg, 1.7 ppg


Eli Boettger is a college basketball writer and founder of HeatCheckCBB.com. He has previously worked for Sporting News, DAZN and USA TODAY SMG.

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