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WVU Remains No. 2 in Transfer Portal Additions After Bembry



WVU Transfer Portal Additions

WVU’s transfer portal additions rank No. 2 in the country despite the recent roster movement per 247 Sports‘ database. WVU most recently added Florida State guard Jeremiah Bembry.

247 Sports has Kansas ranked No. 1 highlighted by Michigan big Hunter Dickinson and Towson scoring guard Nick Timberlake. TCU, Alabama and Villanova round out the top five classes in the country.

EvanMiya, one of college basketball’s rising analytics systems, has WVU at No. 6 in transfer class additions.

RaeQuan Battle / G / Montana State

Battle (6-foot-5) started in all 35 games this past season, averaging 17.7 points on 47 percent shooting from the field, 35 percent from three and 83 percent from the free throw line. The Tulip, Wa. native scored 27 points against Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Battle was named to the All-Big Sky First Team during his senior year. Battle began his collegiate career at Washington.

Jeremiah Bembry / G / Florida State

Bembry (6-foot-5) was medically redshirted by FSU last season due to a disclosed injury. Bembry is a former three-star prospect from the 2022 high school class.

Jesse Edwards / C / Syracuse

Edwards (6-foot-11) averaged 14.5 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks on 59 percent shooting from the field. Edwards was named to the All-ACC Third Team this past season. Edwards has started for the Orange in the past two years. Edwards played seven minutes against West Virginia in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Edwards chose WVU over Kansas and Gonzaga during his recruitment.

Omar Silverio / G / Manhattan

Silverio (6-foot-3) last played at Hofstra during the 2021-22 season, averaging 10.9 points and 3.3 rebounds. The native of the Dominican Republic shot 37 percent from the field and 36 percent from three. Silverio started his collegiate career at Rhode Island.

Kerr Kriisa / G / Arizona

Kriisa (6-foot-3) left Arizona after three seasons, serving as a full-time starter the last two years under Tommy Lloyd. Kriisa, a native of Estonia, averaged 9.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists this past season. Kriisa was second in the Pac-12 in total assists and also shot 37 percent from three. Kriisa has appeared in the last two NCAA Tournaments for Arizona, reaching the Sweet-16 last year.

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