Today, College Basketball began and for the first time, we saw transfers take the court with their new teams. Here are some transfers that stood out:
Antonio Reeves, Kentucky
Reeves came off the bench in his Kentucky debut and led the team with 22 points on 8/16 shooting including six three-pointers in 25 minutes of play. The Wildcats defeated Howard 95-63.
Andre Curbelo, St. John’s
The Illinois transfer ran St. John’s offense to perfection as he not only dropped 13 points but showed the ability to make others better with seven assists in 27 minutes of play. St. John’s defeated Merrimack 97-72.
Nijel Pack, Miami
Pack, a transfer from Kansas State, helped Miami over Lafayette with 16 points and five boards. The Hurricanes defeated Lafayette 67-54.
Norchad Omier, Miami
The other major pickup for Miami via the portal debuted with a double-double collecting 15 rebounds to go along with 11 points.
Kevin McCullar, Kansas
McCullar stuffed the stat sheet for the Jayhawks with 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, two steals, and a block. Kansas defeated Omaha 89-64.
Brandon Podziemski, Santa Clara
The Illinois transfer dropped 30 points and nine rebounds.
Tyreke Key, Tennessee
Key came off the bench to lead the Volunteers in points in only 24 minutes of play. He dropped 17 points on only 10 shots including four three-pointers. Tennessee defeated Tennessee Tech 75-43.
Tyrese Hunter, Texas
Hunter led the Longhorns in their victory against UTEP. He dropped 18 points and collected five rebounds. Texas defeated the Miners by a score of 72-57.
Blake Hinson, Pitt
Hinson, an Iowa State transfer, led the Panthers with 27 points in a win over UT Martin.
Sir’Jabari Rice, Texas
Rice came off the bench and provided an elite scoring punch for the Longhorns. He scored 14 points and secured six boards along with two assists.
Terrence Shannon Jr., Illinois
Shannon posted 24 points and eight rebounds in his Illini debut
Dain Dainja, Illinois
Dainja went for 17 points and 10 rebounds in a season-opening double double.
Trevon Braziile, Arkansas
21 points and 12 rebounds for the Mizzou transfer.
Grant Basile, Virginia Tech
Basile shined with 30 points and ten rebounds in his Hokie debut.
Who did we miss tonight? Let us know in the comments below!