We have our first list of schools for Emoni Bates

Emoni Bates is unquestionably the most notable player in the transfer portal at this point, and on Wednesday we got his first list of schools.


According to On3 Sports' Joe Tipton, the following schools have reached out to Bates: Arkansas, Georgetown, Seton Hall, Kansas, DePaul, Louisville, Oregon, Michigan, Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Oklahoma State, Butler, and Washington State. The professional pathway will also be an option for Bates.


Bates is of course the former No. 1 player in the class of 2022, who reclassified and played last season at Memphis. He largely struggled however, averaging 9.7 points on just 36 percent shooting from the field. Still, he just turned 18 and has high-level upside unlike few in the portal.


Bates comes in at No. 17 on Aaron Torres' list of Top 25 Players in the Transfer Portal - Right Now