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Top 10 Transfer 3-Point Shooters to Start the Season



With our third week of the 2023 college basketball season underway, here’s a look at the top 10 transfer 3-point shooters from around the nation so far this year.

*Editor’s Note: The minimum number of 3-point shot attempts required for nomination to this list is five attempts and ties we’re sorted by our scoring and offensive efficiency metrics.


1.) Kobe Jerome – Delaware

Despite only averaging 4.5 PPG, the UC Riverside transfer is shooting 86% from three point range and recently contributed 18 points in a win over Division II Goldey-Beacom.


2.) Pavle Kuzmanovic – Little Rock

Through his first three appearances for the Trojans, the Boise State transfer is 5-for-6 from behind the arc and added a team-leading 15 points in last week’s loss to Northern Illinois.


3.) Josh Oduro – Providence

With the Friars racing out to a 5-1 start behind wins over Wisconsin and Georgia, the George Mason transfer is averaging 12.2 PPG and shooting 80% from 3-point range early into the season. 


4.) Beon Riley – Utah Tech

Averaging 10.5 PPG, 6 RPG, and 2 APG, the former Hawaii guard is shooting 80% from deep to start the season and went 3-for-3  in an opening week win over Jacksonville State.


5.) RJ Blakney – Old Dominion

The former Dayton Flyer is averaging 8.7 PPG and shooting 80% from three point range, contributing a team-leading 18 points in last week’s 86-77 loss to No. 14 Arkansas.


6.) Hunter Dickinson – Kansas

The Michigan transfer is averaging a career-best 24.3 PPG since his arrival in Lawrence, and has opened the season shooting 75% from three including a 3-for-3 performance on opening night over North Carolina Central.


7.) Devin Ree – Louisiana Tech

A former top-100 prospect and Louisville recruit, Ree is averaging 7.3 PPG since his transfer to Ruston and has started the season shooting 75% from deep through three appearances.


8.) Nique Clifford – Colorado State

Averaging 14.8 PPG and 7.5 RPG, the former Colorado wing is shooting 69% from 3-point range which included a double-double performance against Northern Colorado in which Clifford dropped 11 points, 14 rebounds, and shot 3-for-5 from deep.


9.) Daniel Hankins-Sanford – UMass

A former South Carolina recruit, Hankins-Sanford is now averaging 11.3 PPG since joining head coach Frank Martin in Amherst and is shooting 67% from behind the arc.


10.) Zane Meeks – Arizona State

The two-time transfer who spent seasons at both Nevada and San Francisco opened the 2023-24 campaign with consecutive six point performances over Mississippi State and Texas State, going 4-for-6 from three in the process.

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