Week two of the 2022-23 college basketball is underway and Wednesday night provided some of the most exciting transfer matchups we’ve seen thus far. Let’s take a look at a few of the big portal names from this offseason who performed well for their new squads.
Joey Baker, Michigan
Coming off the bench in a 91-60 defeat of Pittsburgh, the Duke transfer managed 14 points, 1 rebound, and an assist on 4/5 from three-point range and 5/6 shooting from the field.
Blake Hinson, Pittsburgh
Despite getting into foul trouble early and later losing big, the Ole Miss addition finished with 13 points and 6 rebounds contributing the second most points for the Panthers tonight.
Jayden Stone, Detroit Mercy
Cruising to an 88-74 victory at home over Ohio, Stone produced 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists averaging 17.3 PPG for the Titans since joining from Grand Canyon.
Quentin Diboundje, East Carolina
The Tennessee transfer and France native had a career night dropping 17 points on 4/6 from deep to lead ECU over Hampton in the battle of the Pirates 82-73.
Dante Maddox Jr, Toledo
Providing 20 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 assists off the bench for the Rockets, Maddox helped to lead Toledo past Greg Kampe’s Oakland 112-90 in his third appearance since joining from Cal State Fullerton.
Jalen Cook, Tulane
Leading the Green Wave with a team-high 23 points and an additional 3 assists, the former LSU freshman brought a spark off the bench to beat Charleston Southern 99-79.
Trevor Lakes, Southern Indiana
In a tightly contested 82-70 loss to Notre Dame, the Nebraska transfer managed a career-high 21 points to go with 5 rebounds and 1 assists with the 6-foot-8 forward shooting 5/7 from three.
Ricky Council IV, Arkansas
Continuing to find success after transferring in from Wichita State, Council put up 19 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists doing most of his damage in the second half as the No. 9 Razorbacks beat South Dakota State 71-56.
Frankie Collins, Arizona State
Leading the Sun Devils to a matchup with his former team in the Legends Classic, the Michigan transfer had a 15-point, 6-rebound, 4-assist night to surpass VCU 63-59.
Tyrese Hunter, Texas
In a 93-74 rout of the No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs, the 2021-22 Big 12 Rookie of the Year led his new team with a career-high of 26 points plus 3 rebounds and 2 assists but left the game with about 5 minutes remaining in the second half following a potential injury.