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Report: Expect Olivier Nkamhoua to Make Decision Within Days



Olivier Nkamhoua

Tennessee transfer forward Olivier Nkamhoua is one of the best transfers available in the portal currently. Nkamhoua has been visiting multiple schools, including West Virginia. Expect Nkamhoua to make a decision within the next couple of days, according to On3‘s Joe Tipton.

**Update (6/5): Tipton and our favorite burner insider Trilly Donovan have reported that Nkamhoua is down to Baylor and West Virginia.

Tipton reports that Baylor has also entered the sweepstakes, scheduling a late-weekend visit with Nkamhoua. Nkamhoua completed his Michigan visit on Friday and has already visited WVU and Kansas State. Nkamhoua is looking for a winning team and is currently viewing all of his options. Baylor, Kansas State, Memphis, Michigan and West Virginia are the five schools heavily involved with the former Volunteer.

Nkamhoua’s visit to WVU “went well,” sources told WV Sports Now. Nkhamoua had dinner with the entire coaching staff and toured the basketball facilities. Nkamhoua is regarded as a top-40 transfer portal recruit, according to EvanMiya. West Virginia is still currently trying to add to their five additions so far in the portal.

The forward from Tennessee entered the transfer portal in late March but tested the NBA draft waters for a few weeks. Nkamhoua participated in the NBA G-League combine, but has expressed interest in returning to school for his extra COVID year that was granted to him back in the 2020-21 season.

Nkamhoua helped get Tennessee to the Sweet-16 this past March. Nkamhoua played his best basketball against Duke in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, recording 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting. Nkamhoua averaged 10.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists through 36 games. WVU’s coaching staff has made Nkamhoua’s recruitment a top priority. The coaching staff believes that adding Nkamhoua to the current roster can lift WVU into Big 12 contention talks next season.

WVSN will keep you up to date on Nkamhoua’s recruitment as he visits Kansas State and Michigan this week.

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