Written By: Carson Cook
This college offseason multiple players from Northern California have entered the college transfer portal. Many of those who have entered the transfer portal have made their decision but a few have yet to make their decision for next season.
Tyrell Robert - Woodcreek High - Transferring from UC San Diego to Washington State University
Tyrell Robert, an electric point guard has decided to transfer from UC San Diego to Washington State. Roberts is a point guard who can light it up from deep. In the 2019-2020 season Robert’s averaged more than 19 ppg. The scoring guard will provide Washington State with outside shooting and scoring in the PAC-12. Last season Washington State only won 7 of their 19 games but with Robert’s scoring ability they will look to add a few more wins.
Bryce Monroe - Bishop Riordan High - Transferring from Sam Houston State to the University of San Diego
After balling out last season, freshman point guard Bryce Monroe will be transferring from Sam Houston State to University San Diego. After averaging 10.1 ppg at Sam Houston State Monroe decided that the University of San Diego was the right school for him due to the coaching staff’s attention to detail. At the University of San Diego Monroe will be looked to for his scoring, something the team lacked last season. After a disappointing 3-11 season for the University of San Diego Monroe will try to lead The Toreros back to a winning season in the Big West Conference.
AJ Bramah - San Leandro High - Transferring from Robert Morris to Arizona State
The 6’7 scoring forward AJ Bramah entered the transfer portal during the offseason and decided to attend Arizona State for his final year. Bramah, who averaged 21 ppg and 10 rpg transferred from Robert Morris to a bigger market. Arizona State will provide Bramah with national coverage and a team that may be good enough to win their conference next season
Former San Leandro HS standout AJ Bramah is transferring to Arizona State ‼️ @ajbramah— SIMPLY BASKETBALL (@simplyy_bball) March 29, 2021
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Michael Steadman - James Logan High - Transferring from Montana State to University of Massachusetts
6’10 forward Michael Steadman has decided to transfer from Montana State to the University of Massachusetts for his final year. The big man who averaged nearly 10 ppg and 5.4 rpg is headed to the University of Massachusetts for a bigger role. Steadman will provide Massachusetts an inside scoring presence and the ability to rebound the ball at a high rate.
Luke Avdalovic - Vista Del Lago - Transferring from Northern Arizona University to University of Pacific
Sacramento native is Luke Avdalovic is heading a little closer home this year. The 6'5 guard who averaged 10.8 ppg last season is transferring to University of Pacific for a bigger role. Last season with Northern Arizona Avdalovic played consistent minutes and showed flashes of his solid scoring ability. Now heading to UOP Avdalovic will have a larger role with the ability to have the ball in his hands throughout the game and down the stretch.
Tydus Verhoeven - Manteca High - Transferring from UTEP
Last season with the UTEP Miners Tydus Verhoeven averaged nearly 5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, and shot 62% from the field. While receiving few minutes Verhoeven showed the ability to score efficiently in the paint. Verhoeven may have entered the transfer portal looking for a larger role than he had last season. Whoever decides to take a chance on Verhoeven will be bringing in a player who will give it his all while on the court.
Camron Reece - Oakland Tech - Transferring from Akron
As a senior at Oakland Tech Camron Reece averaged 6.4 ppg, 4.5 rpg, and shot 65.9% from the field. An important player for Akron, Reece helped lead his school to a record of 12-6 and third in the Mid-American Conference. Reece played efficient basketball last season. Heading into next season Reece will look to find a program that will allow him to play more minutes.
Alfred Hollins - Hillcrest Prep - Transferring from Oregon State University
After starting 53 games for Oregon State in his first three years, Hollins played only 30 minutes in his first three games this past season. After just three games Hollins requested his release from Oregon State and will determine his future this offseason. Whoever offers Hollins a spot in their program will acquire a player who has shown improvement year after year.
Alex Merkviladze - Modesto Christian - Transferring from CSU Northridge
After just a year at CSU Northridge, freshman Alex Merkviladze has decided to put his name in the transfer portal. Merkviladze showed the ability to score and rebound during his time at CSU Northridge. By entering the transfer portal Merkviladze may look to join a program with more notoriety and media coverage in order to make a bigger name for himself.
Darrion Trammell - Saint Ignatius - Transferring from Seattle University
For the second time in his collegiate career Darrion Trammell will be transferring out of Seattle University. The leading scorer in the WAC last season has decided to take another jump into being in the national spotlight next season. At his size Trammell is an extremely talented guard who can score and facilitate at an elite level. By transferring Trammell will look for a more elite program to show off his skillset.