CBB Player Updates from Mon-Tues. Aug 23-24

Notable names in the transfer portal included Andrew Platek (UNC, 3.7 ppg) and Cashius McNeilly (Texas A&M) appears to be back as he will reportedly not transfer to TCU as previously was shared.

Announcing a transfer destination was Ryan Wade (Holy Cross to Central Michigan).

Credit to Jon Rothstein for sharing many of the below injury updates on players who have been cleared (or not) for the upcoming season, as many big names were revealed to be cleared.

(Injuries & Updates in the first section, Transfers down below.)

Injuries and Updates from Aug 23-24:

  • Ace Baldwin, VCU – targeting a Jan 1 return (Achilles)
  • Joey Brunk, Ohio State – fully cleared for the fall (back)
  • Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, Villanova – not yet cleared (shin)
  • Isaiah Cottrell, West Virginia – fully cleared for the fall (Achilles)
  • CreightonRati Andronikashvili and Modestas Kancleris both close to being cleared (ACLs)
  • N’Faly Dante, Oregon – working out but now yet in live competition (ACL)
  • Dylan Disu, Texas – should be able to go full in a few weeks
  • Mason Faulkner, Louisville – had not yet been cleared (ankle), a few more weeks
  • Xavier Foster, Iowa State – cleared for the fall (foot)
  • Collin Gillespie, Villanova – fully cleared for season (knee)
  • Chris Harris, Oklahoma State – has not yet been fully cleared (ACL)
  • Blake Hinson, Iowa State – fully cleared for the fall (medical condition)
  • Nate Johnson, Xavier – fully cleared for the fall (lower leg)
  • Tony Johnson, UCF – fully cleared for the fall (lower body)
  • Rylan Jones, Utah State – Utah transfer has been fully cleared for the fall (shoulder)
  • Abu Kigab, Boise State – fully cleared for the fall (shoulder)
  • Gabe Kalscheur, Iowa State – fully cleared for the fall (finger)
  • Ian Martinez, Maryland – Utah transfer expected to be full speed in early September (meniscus)
  • Issac McBride, Oral Roberts – Vanderbilt transfer eligible this season
  • Connor McCaffery, Iowa – fully cleared for the fall (hip)
  • David McCormack, Kansas – fully cleared for the fall (foot)
  • Rodney Miller, Miami – fully cleared for the fall (knee)
  • Amanze Ngumezi, Jacksonville State – reports on social media that he tore his ACL and will miss the sesaon – 8.7 ppg last season, began career at Georgia
  • Jack Nunge, Xavier – close to returning (knee)
  • Max Rice, Boise State – fully cleared for the fall (foot/hip)
  • KK Robinson, Arkansas – fully cleared for the fall (foot)
  • James Rojas, Alabama – hopeful to return for SEC play (ACL)
  • Bourama Sidibe, Syracuse – not fully cleared (knee)
  • Jimmy Sotos, Ohio State – fully cleared for the fall (shoulder)
  • Sam Waardenburg, Miami – fully cleared for the fall (foot)
  • Donovan Williams, Oklahoma State – has been cleared for the fall (knee)

Transfer Updates from Aug 23-24:

  • Kolby Lee, BYU – had announced a transfer to Dixie State but instead will retire
  • Matt McFarlane, Wichita State – left the program for personal reasons, unclear if will enter portal
  • Cashius McNeilly, Texas A&M – apparently has decommitted from transfer to TCU
  • Andrew Platek, UNC – enters the portal – 3.7 ppg
  • Ryan Wade, Holy Cross – transfers to Central Michigan – 5.9 ppg