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Transfer Portal: Ranking the Power Forwards, Top 10 on 4/14

Jamie Shaw04/14/22
Article written by:On3 imageJamie Shaw

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NBA Draft Louisiana Tech transfer Kenneth Lofton, Jr is the No. 2 available power forwards in the transfer portal (photo cred- players IG page)

It’s transfer portal season! The college basketball transfer portal is officially in full gear, and On3 is on top of it, attempting to make portal life easier for all involved.

Let’s start with rankings. Everyone loves rankings. Today’s date is April 14, 2022, and the time is 8:00 PM EST. Here are the ten best power forwards in the transfer portal as of this writing.

1. Sophomore Norchad Omier

Norchad Omier
2021-22 Stats: 28.9 minutes, 17.9 points, 12.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 2.0 blocks, 1.6 steals, 63.2% FG, 33.3% 3P, 72.9% FT

Height/Weight: 6-7/232
Previously: Arkansas State
Originally from Bluefields, Nicaragua
2020 On3 Consensus: NA

2. Sophomore Kenneth Lofton, Jr

Kenneth Lofton, Jr.
2021-22 Stats: 27.0 minutes, 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.2 steals, 53.9% FG, 20.0% 3P, 67.2% FT

Height/Weight: 6-7/275
Previously: Louisiana Tech
Originally from Port Authur, Texas
2020 On3 Consensus: NA

3. Junior KJ Williams

KJ Williams
2021-22 Stats: 29.1 minutes, 18.0 points. 8.4 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 1.4 steals, 53.8% FG, 32.7% 3P, 69.9% FT

Height/Weight: 6-10/245
Previously: Murray State
Originally from Cleveland, Mississippi
2018 On3 Consensus: NA

4. Freshman Bryce Hopkins

Bryce Hopkins
2021-22 Stats: 6.4 minutes, 2.1 points, 1.4 rebiounds. 0.3 assists, 42.9% FG, 31.3% 3P, 53.8% FT

Height/Weight: 6-6/220
Previously: Kentucky
Originally from Oak Park, Illinois
2021 On3 Consensus: No. 38

5. Grad transfer Eric Williams, Jr.

*Pulled out of the portal to pursue professional opportunities
Eric Williams, Jr.
2021-22 stats: 26.8 minutes, 8.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.1 steals, 37.6% FG, 35.1% 3P, 67.9% FT

Height/Weight: 6-7/200
Previously: Oregon. Spent first two seasons at Duquesne
Originally from Port Huron, Michigan
2017 On3 Consensus: NA

6. Junior Gerald Liddell

Gerald Liddell
2021-22 stats: 28.2 minutes, 10.3 points,. 5.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.0 steals, 1.0 blocks, 43.8% FG, 37.0% 3P, 67% FT

Height/Weight: 6-8/205
Previously: Alabama State. Spent first three seasons at Texas
Originally from Cibolo, Texas
2018 On3 Consensus: No. 41

7. Grad transfer Jaiden Delaire

Jaiden Delaire
2021-22 Stats:23.6 minutes, 10.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 42.5% FG, 32.3% 3P, 66.2% FT

Height/Weight: 6-9/215
Previously: Stanford
Originally from North Granby, Connecticut
2018 On3 Consensus: No. 95

8. Grad transfer Ricky Lindo, Jr.

Ricky Lindo, Jr.
2021-22 Stats: 27.5 minutes, 7.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.5 blocks, 1.6 steals, 44.6% FG, 37.7% 3P, 60.9% FT

Height/Weight: 6-8/220
Previously: George Washington. Spent first two seasons at Maryland.
Originally from Washington, DC
2018 On3 Consensus: NA

9. Junior Fousseyni Drame 

Fousseyni Drame
2021-22 Stats: 22.7 minutes, 7.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 55.3% FG, 36.4% 3P, 62.7% FT

Height/Weight: 6-7/192
Previously: St. Peter’s
Originally from Bamako, Mali
2019 On3 Consensus: NA

10. Sophomore Dawson Garcia

*Committed to Minnesota on 4/18

Dawson Garcia
2021-22 Stats: 20.6 minutes, 9.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 40.5% FG 37.5% 3P, 79.2%FT

Height/Weight: 6-11/235
Previously: North Carolina. Spent first year at Marquette
Originally from Prior Lake, Minnesota
2020 On3 Consensus: No. 43

Others: 6-7 junior Hasaan Drame (St Peter’s), 6-9 freshman Brandon Huntley-Hatfield (Tennessee), 6-7 junior Samuell Williamson (Louisville), 6-10 grad transfer Isaih Moore (Southern Miss)