An updated look at who is coming and going in the Big Ten for the 2022-23 season

  • 07/11/2022 8:19 am in

Transfer portal movement is mostly complete and Inside the Hall is once again maintaining the most comprehensive list of Big Ten roster movement entering the 2022-23 season.

Here’s a current look at Big Ten rosters for the 2022-23 season:

Editor’s notes: Players who were drafted by an NBA team have that team listed next to their name in parenthesis. Only one Big Ten player, Casey Simmons of Northwestern, remains in the transfer portal. 

Illinois (23-10 last season)

Returning: Coleman Hawkins, RJ Melendez, Luke Goode, Brandon Lieb
NBA draft/professional route: Kofi Cockburn, Austin Hutcherson
Transfer portal: Andre Curbelo (to St. John’s), Omar Payne (to Jacksonville), Brandin Podziemski (to Santa Clara), Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk (to South Carolina), Jacob Grandison (to Duke)
Arriving: Skyy Clark (247Composite top 50), Ty Rodgers (247Composite top 75), Jayden Epps (247Composite top 75), Sencire Harris, Dain Dainja (from Baylor), Terrence Shannon Jr. (from Texas Tech), Matthew Mayer (from Baylor), Zacharie Perrin

Notes: The Illini are considered one of the favorites in the Big Ten next season after landing Shannon Jr. and Mayer out of the transfer portal.

Indiana (21-14 last season)

Returning: Trayce Jackson-Davis, Xavier Johnson, Race Thompson, Anthony Leal, Miller Kopp, Jordan Geronimo, Trey Galloway, Logan Duncomb, Tamar Bates
Transfer portal: Michael Durr (to UCF), Khristian Lander (to Western Kentucky), Rob Phinisee (to Cincinnati), Parker Stewart (to UT-Martin)
Arriving: Jalen Hood-Schifino (247Composite top 25), Malik Reneau (247Composite top 50), Kaleb Banks (247Composite top 75), CJ Gunn

Notes: The Hoosiers have the most returning production in the Big Ten and are ranked in several early top 25s for next season.

Iowa (26-10 last season)

Returning: Kris Murray, Patrick McCaffery, Filip Rebraca, Tony Perkins, Ahron Ulis, Payton Sandfort, Riley Mulvey, Carter Kingsbury, Connor McCaffery, Josh Ogundele
NBA draft/professional route: Keegan Murray (Sacramento Kings)
Transfer portal: Joe Toussaint (to West Virginia)
Arriving: Dasonte Bowen, Josh Dix

Notes: Look for Kris Murray to emerge as one of the breakout stars in the Big Ten next winter.

Maryland (15-17 last season)

Returning: Julian Reese, Donta Scott, Hakim Hart, Pavlo Dziuba, Ian Martinez, Ike Cornish, Arnaud Revaz
NBA draft/professional route: Eric Ayala
Transfer portal: Marcus Dockery (to Howard), Qudus Wahab (to Georgetown)
Arriving: Noah Batchelor, Jahmir Young (from Charlotte), Donald Carey (from Georgetown), Jahari Long (from Seton Hall), Patrick Emilien (from St. Francis Brooklyn), Caelum Swanton-Rodger

Notes: The Terps should be competitive under Kevin Willard after hitting the transfer portal hard.

Michigan (19-15 last season)

Returning: Hunter Dickinson, Terrance Williams II, Kobe Bufkin, Isaiah Barnes, Jace Howard, Will Tschetter
NBA draft/professional route: DeVante’ Jones, Moussa Diabate (Los Angeles Clippers), Caleb Houstan (Orlando Magic)
Transfer portal: Zeb Jackson (to VCU), Brandon Johns Jr. (to VCU), Frankie Collins (to Arizona State)
Arriving: Tarris Reed (247Composite top 50), Jett Howard (247Composite top 50), Dug McDaniel (247Composite top 75), Gregg Glenn, Jaelin Llewellyn (from Princeton), Joey Baker (from Duke), Youssef Khayat

Notes: Michigan is adding seven new players to go along with Dickinson, who will likely be the preseason Big Ten player of the year.

Michigan State (23-13 last season)

Returning: Pierre Brooks, Tyson Walker, Jaden Akins, A.J. Hoggard, Malik Hall, Mady Sissoko, Joey Hauser
NBA draft/professional route: Max Christie (Los Angeles Lakers), Marcus Bingham Jr., Gabe Brown
Transfer portal: Julius Marble II (to Texas A&M)
Arriving: Jaxon Kohler (247Composite top 75), Tre Holloman (247Composite top 75), Carson Cooper

Notes: The Spartans lost three notable contributors in Christie, Bingham Jr. and Brown, but return four of their top seven scorers.

Minnesota (13-17 last season)

Returning: Jamison Battle, Parker Fox, Isaiah Ihnen, Treyton Thompson
Transfer portal: Abdoulaye Thiam (to High Point)
Arriving: Pharrel Payne, Josh Ola-Joseph, Braeden Carrington, Jaden Henley, Dawson Garcia (from North Carolina), Ta’Lon Cooper (from Morehead State), Taurus Samuels (from Dartmouth)

Notes: The Gophers should have a formidable frontcourt with Battle and Garcia, who transferred from North Carolina.

Nebraska (10-22 last season)

Returning: C.J. Wilcher, Quaran McPherson, Lat Mayen, Derrick Walker, Keisei Tominaga, Wilheim Breidenbach, Oleg Kojenets
NBA draft/professional route: Bryce McGowens (Charlotte Hornets), Trey McGowens
Transfer portal: Eduardo Andre (to Fresno State), Keon Edwards (to Milwaukee), Trevor Lakes (to Southern Indiana)
Arriving: Ramel Llloyd Jr. (247Composite top 100), Denim Dawson, Blaise Keita, Jamarques Lawrence, Sam Greisel (from North Dakota State), Juwan Gary (from Alabama), Emmanuel Bandoumel (from SMU)

Notes: The Huskers are once again turning over a large part of their roster with seven new players arriving in Lincoln.

Northwestern (15-16 last season)

Returning: Boo Buie, Chase Audige, Ty Berry, Robbie Beran, Julian Roper II, Brooks Barnhizer, Matthew Nicholson
Transfer portal: Ryan Young (to Duke), Pete Nance (to North Carolina), Casey Simmons
Arriving: Luke Hunger, Nick Martinelli, Tydus Verhoeven (from UTEP)

Notes: The Wildcats lost their best player, Nance, to North Carolina via the transfer portal.

Ohio State (20-12 last season)

Returning: Justice Sueing, Zed Key, Eugene Brown III, Seth Towns, Kalen Etzler
NBA draft/professional route: E.J. Liddell (New Orleans Pelicans), Malaki Branham (San Antonio Spurs)
Transfer portal: Justin Ahrens (to Loyola Marymount), Meechie Johnson Jr. (to South Carolina)
Arriving: Felix Okpara (247Composite top 50), Bruce Thornton (247Composite top 50), Roddy Gayle Jr. (247Composite (top 75), Brice Sensabaugh (247Composite top 75), Bowen Hardman, Tanner Holden (from Wright State), Sean McNeil (from West Virginia), Isaac Likekele (from Oklahoma State)

Notes: Like several Big Ten teams, the Buckeyes are welcoming a large contingent of newcomers.

Penn State (14-17 last season)

Returning: Seth Lundy, Myles Dread, Caleb Dorsey, Jalen Pickett, Dallion Johnson
Transfer portal: Sam Sessoms (to Coppin State)
Arriving: Kebba Njie (247Composite top 100), Jameel Brown, Evan Mahaffey, Kanye Clary, Demetrius Lilley, Camren Wynter (from Drexel), Andrew Funk (from Bucknell), Michael Henn (from Denver)

Notes: The Nittany Lions will have to mix eight newcomers with five returnees in year two for Micah Shrewsberry.

Purdue (29-8 last season)

Returning: Zach Edey, Mason Gillis, Caleb Furst, Ethan Morton, Trey Kaufman-Renn, Brandon Newman, Brian Waddell
NBA draft/professional route: Jaden Ivey (Detroit Pistons), Trevion Williams
Transfer portal: Isaiah Thompson (to Florida Gulf Coast), Eric Hunter Jr. (to Butler)
Arriving: Fletcher Loyer (247Composite top 100), Camden Heide, Braden Smith, David Jenkins Jr. (from Utah)

Notes: The Boilermakers have a ton of production to replace, but with the returning pieces and potential transfer portal additions, Purdue should once again be near the top of the Big Ten.

Rutgers (18-14 last season)

Returning: Caleb McConnell, Paul Mulcahy, Cliff Omoruyi, Aundre Hyatt, Mawot Mag, Dean Reiber, Jalen Miller, Oskar Palmquist
NBA draft/professional route: Ron Harper Jr., Jaden Jones
Transfer portal: None
Arriving: Derek Simpson, Antwon Woolfolk, Cam Spencer (from Loyola-Maryland)

Notes: Rutgers was the only Big Ten program to not lose a player to the transfer portal this offseason.

Wisconsin (25-8 last season)

Returning: Jordan Davis, Tyler Wahl, Steven Crowl, Chucky Hepburn, Marcus Iver, Jahcobi Neath, Chris Hodges, Isaac Lindsey
NBA draft/professional route: Johnny Davis (Washington Wizards)
Transfer portal: Lorne Bowman II (to Oakland), Ben Carlson (to Utah), Matthew Mors (to South Dakota State)
Arriving: Connor Essegian, Kamari McGee (from Green Bay), Max Klesmit (from Wofford)

Notes: The Badgers must replace one of the nation’s top players in Davis, who was a lottery pick.

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