5 ideal transfer portal targets for the Kansas Jayhawks after season-ending loss

These five players in the NCAA transfer portal would be massive additions to next year's Kansas basketball roster.
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The offseason is in full swing now that the Kansas Jayhawks have been eliminated from the NCAA Tournament. Fans could begin seeing players enter the transfer portal at any given moment at this point. Everyone should expect the unexpected.

As evidenced by a troubling season that saw Bill Self lose more games than he ever had as Kansas basketball's head coach, the Jayhawks have some work to do over the next few months. Kevin McCullar, Nick Timberlake, and Parker Braun are all out of eligibility, while other players have a decision to make between entering the transfer portal, departing for the NBA, or remaining put in Lawrence to stay a Jayhawk.

There are already a number of solid players in the portal, some of whom have early interest in the Kansas program. While there might not be any significant moves in the coming weeks — transfers like Kevin McCullar and Hunter Dickinson waited until May to make their decisions — but it is never too early to start looking at which players Coach Self might add for next season.

Yesterday, we wrote about all the players the KU coaching staff has reached out to as of right now. In this article, we will examine the players who best fit the Jayhawks' system and are most likely to be impactful players next year.

Here are five ideal transfer portal targets for the Kansas Jayhawks after their season-ending loss to Gonzaga.