Illinois' Coleman Hawkins and New Mexico's JT Toppin have entered the college basketball transfer portal, joining other top prospects as they consider their options for the upcoming season.

By the Numbers
  • Coleman Hawkins averaged 12.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.7 assists in the 2023-24 season for Illinois.
  • JT Toppin was the Mountain West Rookie of the Year, averaging 12.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game.
Yes, But

While these players have entered the portal, they still have the option to return to college basketball if they withdraw from the NBA Draft process by May 29.

State of Play
  • Players have until the entry deadline to make their decisions and choose their new schools for the upcoming season.
  • The transfer portal rankings provide insight into the changing landscape of college basketball rosters.
What's Next

Expect more high-profile players to enter the transfer portal as the offseason progresses, reshaping the college basketball landscape for the 2024-25 season.

Bottom Line

The college basketball transfer portal continues to be a significant factor in team dynamics, with top players like Hawkins and Toppin exploring new opportunities, setting the stage for an exciting and competitive season ahead.