2017 AAC player status (xfer, declared, grad, incoming)

Did this last year and figured I’d start it off this year.

(Updated top post with the latest information)

Here’s a list of AAC players that are showing up on verbalcommits.com transfer list:
FR PF Deng Riak - East Carolina - Transferring to Akron
FR SG Elijah Hughes - East Carolina - Transferring to Syracuse
SO PG Craig Randall II - Memphis - Transferring to Duquesne
SO PF Dedric Lawson - Memphis - Transferring to Kansas
FR SF KJ Lawson - Memphis - Transferring to Kansas
JR SG Markel Crawford - Memphis - Transferring to Mississippi
FR PG Keon Clergeot - Memphis - Transferring to UMASS
FR PF Harry Froling - SMU - Transferring to Marquette
FR SG Tom Wilson - SMU - Transferring to Boise State
FR PG Dashawn McDowell - SMU - Transferring to Seattle
JR SG Isaiah Lewis - Temple - Transferring to California (PA)
SO PG Charvon Julien - Tulane - Transferring to Southeastern Louisiana
FR PF Darian Jones - Tulane - Transferring to Florida A&M
SO SG Kain Harris - Tulane - Transferring to Kent State
JR SF TK Edogi - Tulsa - Transferring to Iona
FR SF Travis Atson - Tulsa - Transferring to Quinnipiac
FR SG Joseph Battle - Tulsa - Transferring to Appalachian State
SO PF Steven Enoch - UCONN - Transferring to Louisville
FR PF Juwan Durham - UCONN - Transferring to Notre Dame
FR SF Vance Jackson - UCONN - Transferring to New Mexico
JR PG Geno Thorpe - USF - Transferring to Syracuse
SO PG Jahmal McMurray - USF - Transferring to SMU
JR PF Ruben Guerrero - USF - Transferring to Samford
SO PF Luis Santos - USF - Transferring to St. Louis
FR SF Malik Fitts - USF - Transferring to St Mary’s
JR SF Bo Zeigler - USF - Transferring to George Washington
FR PG Mike Bibby Jr - USF - Transferring to Appalachian State
SO PF Eric Hamilton - Wichita State - Transferring to UNC Greensboro
JR SG Daishon Smith - Wichita State - Transferring to Louisiana-Monroe
SR PF Qadri Moore - Cincinnati
JR SG Morris Dunnigan - Houston
SO PG Kaelen Malone - Wichita State

AAC player declaring for the NBA draft per multiple outlets:
SF Semi Ojeleye - SMU (hired agent)

Notable Graduating Seniors (Made a Conference Stat Leader List):
SG Troy Caupain - Cincinnati
SG Kevin Johnson - Cincinnati
SG Caleb White - East Carolina
C Andre Washington - East Carolina
SF Damyean Dotson - Houston
PF Danrad Knowles - Houston
C Kyle Meyer - Houston
C Bertrand Nkali - Houston
SG Sterling Brown - SMU
PF Ben Moore - SMU
PF Daniel Dingle - Temple
PF Mark Williams - Temple
SG Malik Morgan - Tulane
C Ryan Smith - Tulane
SG Pat Birt - Tulsa
SG Rodney Purvis - UCONN
PF Kentan Facey - UCONN
C Amida Brimah - UCONN
SG Matt Williams - UCF
SG Tanksley Efianayi - UCF
PF Nick Banyard - UCF

Notable 2016 Transfers that will be eligible to play in 2017-2018:
PG Cane Broome SO 6-0 170 Sacred Heart - Transferring to Cincinnati
PG Isaac Fleming JR 6-3 190 Hawaii - Transferring to ECU
PF Nura Zanna SR 6-7 240 LIU-Brooklyn - Transferring to Houston
SG Jimmy Whitt SO 6-4 173 Arkansas - Transferring to SMU
PF Samer Sehic SO 6-9 247 Vanderbilt - Transferring to Tulane
SG Jordan Cornish JR 6-6 216 UNLV - Transferring to Tulane
SG Curran Scott FR 6-4 205 Charlotte - Transferring to Tulsa
SG Aubrey Dawkins SO 6-6 205 Michigan - Transferring to UCF
PG Terrell Allen SO 6-2 180 Drexel - Transferring to UCF
PG Dayon Griffin JR 6-5 188 Louisiana Tech - Transferring to UCF
PF Rokas Ulvydas RS FR 6-11 220 Texas Tech - Transferring to UCF
PG Antwoine Anderson SR 6-1 190 Fordam - Transferring to UCONN
PF Terrence Samuel SR 6-3 207 Penn State - Transferring to UCONN
PF Malik Martin SO 6-11 240 USC - Transferring to USF
PG Stephan Jiggetts SR 6-1 205 Farleigh Dickinson - Transferring to USF
SF Payton Banks SR 6-6 220 Penn State - Transferring to USF

Transferring In:
SF Seth LeDay JR - Virginia Tech - Transferring to ECU (ECU applying for waiver to play immediately)
SG Aaron Jackson FR - Akron - Trasferring to ECU (Will be eligible 2018-19)
PG Jahmal McMurray JR - USF - Transferring to SMU (Winter transfer)
PF Isiaha Mike SO - Duquesne - Transferring to SMU (Will be eligible 2018-19)
PF Akoy Agau SR - Georgetown - Transferring to SMU (will be eligible immediately)
PF Jeriah Horne - SO - Nebraska - Transferring to Tulsa (Will be eligible 2018-19)
C Collin Smith - SO - George Washington - Transferring to UCF (Will be eligible 2018-2019)
PF David Onuorah - SR - Cornell - Transferring to UCONN (Will be eligible immediately)
SF Sidney Wilson - FR - St John’s - Transferring to UCONN (Will be eligible 2018-19)
SG Antonio Lang Jr - SR - Auburn - Transferring to USF (Will be eligible 2018-19)
PG LaQuincy Rideau - SO - Gardner-Webb - Transferring to USF (Will be eligible 2018-19)

Notable Incoming Recruits (24/7 3 or higher commits):*
4* PF Tyler Polley - UCONN
4* C Josh Carlton - UCONN
4* PF Fabian White - Houston
4* SG Jamal Johnson - Memphis
4* SF David Nickelberry - Memphis
4* PG Elijah Landrum - SMU
4* PF Ethan Chargois - SMU
4* PG Nate Pierre-Louis - Temple
4* SF Jaquar Moorman - Temple
4* C Justyn Hamilton - Temple
4* C Isaiah Pooh Bear Chandler - Wichita State
3* SG Keith Williams - Cincinnati
3* SG Trevor Moore - Cincinnati
3* PF Mammoudou Diarra - Cincinnati
3* SF Mike Adewumni - Houston
3* PF Victor Enoh - Memphis
3* PF Everett Ray - SMU
3* SF De’Vondre Perry - Temple
3* C Buay Koka - Tulane
3* C Bul Bior Ajang - Tulane
3* SG Darian Jackson - Tulsa
3* SG Danny Lewis - UCF
3* SF Myles Douglas - UCF
3* PF Isaiah Whaley - UCONN
3* PF Alex Yetna - USF
JUCO #7 SF Daquan Jeffries - Tulsa
JUCO #9 PG Samajae Haynes-Jones - Wichita State
JUCO #18 PG Corey Davis - Houston
JUCO #19 PF Kynon Davenport - Memphis
JUCO #20 SF Gabe Grant - Houston
JUCO #22 SG Kareem Brewton - Memphis
JUCO #52 PF Eric Cobb - UCONN
JUCO #74 SF Kani Coles - UCF
JUCO #82 PF Breaon Brady - Houston

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We actually had a fourth one who should have been on the list…the 6-5 guard from Mansfield. I am impressed with the UConn, Temple and SMU classes…the conference will get better quickly…

Yep, Mike Adewumni. I didn’t include him because he wasn’t rated at least a 3* by any of the recruiting services. I think he’ll be a good one, but probably won’t make an impact next year.

Also, Rice is basically losing their entire team as all of them are transferring. Noticed that Rice is stopping them from transferring to CUSA schools and Houston.

Scout has him as a three star…

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I’ll add him then. Thanks for checking that.

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4* PG is looking elsewhere as the exodus from UCONN continues

Good news for UCONN

3rd Freshman for SMU that’s transferring out:

That is interesting, must mean that they will be back on our schedule for the next couple years.

My thoughts exactly. Odd that I didn’t see any other Houston/Texas area school listed.

Last year’s freshman class continues to flee the ship; this time its the #30 ranked player in the nation.

4* Center is leaving East Carolina

Off topic a bit,
But I would like to know why Chicken sat his last game as a senior.

Is the amount of players leaving college BB/teams normal @pray10 for our conference?

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