An updated look at who’s coming and going in the Big Ten for the 2023-24 season – Inside the Hall

The majority of offseason roster moves are complete, and Inside the Hall continues to hold the most comprehensive list of Big Ten rosters for the 2023-24 season.

Here’s a current look at the Big Ten rosters for the 2023-24 season.

Editor’s notes:

– All NBA draft/pro route/non-eligible players will not return to school.

– Walk-ons are not included unless they have played significant minutes.

– Please contact us by email if any omissions or errors are discovered.

The information was last updated on June 28, 2023.

Illinois (20-13 last season)

Eligibility back: Coleman Hawkins, Terrence Shannon Jr., Dain Dainja, Ty Rodgers, Sencire Harris, Luke Goode, Niccolo Moretti
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Matthew Mayer
Transfer Portal: Skyy Clark (Louisville), Jayden Epps (Georgetown), Brandon Lieb (Illinois State), RJ Melendez (Georgia)
Arriving: Amani Hansberry (247Composite top 100), Dra-Gibbs Lawhorn, Marcus Domask (from Southern Illinois), Justin Harmon (from Utah Valley), Quincy Guerrier (from Oregon)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: The Illini got a big boost with the return of Hawkins and Shannon Jr., who should be a strong contender for first-team All-Big Ten.

Indiana (23-12 last season)

Eligibility back: Xavier Johnson, Malik Reneau, CJ Gunn, Trey Galloway, Anthony Leal, Kaleb Banks
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Race Thompson, Miller Kopp, Trayce Jackson-Davis (NBA draft), Jalen Hood-Schifino (NBA draft)
Transfer Portal: Logan Duncomb (Xavier), Tamar Bates (Missouri), Jordan Geronimo (Maryland)
Arriving: Jakai Newton, Gabe Cupps (247Composite top 100), Payton Sparks (from Ball State), Kel’el Ware (from Oregon), Anthony Walker (from Miami), Mackenzie Mgbako (247Composite top 10)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: The Hoosiers lost a lot from last season’s NCAA round of 32 team, but added a pair of potential NBA draft picks in Ware and Mgbako.

Iowa (19-14 last season)

Eligibility back: Tony Perkins, Payton Sandfort, Patrick McCaffery, Dasonte Bowen, Josh Dix, Riley Mulvey
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Connor McCaffery, Filip Rebraca, Chris Murray (NBA draft)
Transfer Portal: Ahron Ulis (Nebraska), Josh Ogundele (Middle Tennessee)
Arriving: Pryce Sandfort (247Composite top 100), Ladji Dembele, Owen Freeman, Brock Harding, Ben Krikke (from Valparaiso), Even Brauns (from Belmont)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: It’s hard to see Iowa not taking a step back after the losses of three key players in McCaffery, Rebraca and Murray.

Maryland (22-13 last season)

Eligibility back: Jahmir Young, Donta Scott, Julian Reese, Noah Batchelor, Jahari Long, Caelum Swanton-Rodger
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Don Carey, Patrick Emilien
Transfer Portal: Hakim Hart (Villanova), Ike Cornish (Ohio), Arnaud Revaz (Weber State), Pavlo Dziuba (High Point), Ian Martinez (Utah State)
Arriving: DeShawn Harris Smith (247Composite top 50), Jamie Kaiser (247Composite top 100), Jahathan Lamothe, Braden Pierce, Chance Stephens (from Loyola Marymount), Jordan Geronimo (from Indiana), Mady Traoré (from New Mexico State)

Scholarships open: 0
Notes: The Terps have filled out their roster for next season, which will be led by Young.

Michigan (18-16 last season)

Eligibility back: Jaelin Llewellyn, Tarris Reed, Dug McDaniel, Terrance Williams, Will Tschetter, Jace Howard, Youssef Khayat
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Jett Howard (NBA draft), Kobe Bufkin (NBA draft), Joey Baker
Transfer Portal: Isaiah Barnes (Tulsa), Hunter Dickinson (Kansas), Gregg Glenn (Tulane)
Arriving: George Washington III (247Composite top 100), Nimari Burnett (from Alabama), Tray Jackson (from Seton Hall), Olivier Nkamhoua (from Tennessee)

Scholarships open: 2
Notes: The Wolverines are likely looking at a rebuilding season after the losses of Howard, Bufkin and Dickinson.

Michigan State (21-13 last season)

Eligibility back: Jaden Akins, AJ Hoggard, Tyson Walker, Malik Hall, Mady Sissoko, Jaxon Kohler, Tre Holloman, Carson Cooper
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Joey Hauser
Transfer Portal: Pierre Brooks (Butler)
Arriving: Xavier Booker (247Composite top 10), Jeremy Fears (247Composite top 25), Coen Carr (247Composite top 100), Gehrig Normand

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: The Spartans are considered one of the favorites in the Big Ten next winter.

Minnesota (9-22 last season)

Eligibility back: Dawson Garcia, Parker Fox, Isaiah Ihnen, Pharrel Payne, Josh Ola-Joseph, Braeden Carrington, Kadyn Betts
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: None
Transfer Portal: Treyton Thompson (Stetson), Jaden Henley (DePaul), Jamison Battle (Ohio State), Ta’Lon Cooper (South Carolina)
Arriving: Cameron Christie, Mike Mitchell Jr. (from Pepperdine), Jack Wilson (from Washington State), Elijah Hawkins (from Howard), Kristupas Keinys

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: Minnesota will be the clear choice to finish at the bottom of the Big Ten next season.

Nebraska (16-16 last season)

Eligibility back: Keisei Tominaga, CJ Wilcher, Jamarques Lawrence, John Gary, Sam Hoiberg (walk-on), Blaise Keita, Ramel Llloyd
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Derrick Walker, Sam Griesel, Emmanuel Bandoumel
Transfer Portal: Denim Dawson (Tennessee State), Oleg Kogenets (Wyoming), Quaran McPherson (Northern Illinois), Wilhelm Breidenbach (Washington)
Arriving: Eli Rice, Rienk Mast (from Bradley), Brice Williams (from Charlotte), Ahron Ulis (from Iowa), Josiah Allick (from New Mexico)

Scholarships open: 2
Notes: Will this finally be the year Fred Hoiberg and the Huskers take a big step forward?

Northwestern (22-12 last season)

Eligibility back: Boo Buie, Ty Berry, Brooks Barnhizer, Matthew Nicholson, Nick Martinelli, Luke Hunger
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Tydus Verhoeven, Chase Audige (NBA draft)
Transfer Portal: Julian Roper (Notre Dame), Robbie Beran (Virginia Tech)
Arriving: Jordan Clayton, Blake Barkley, Parker Strauss, Blake Preston (from Liberty), Justin Mullins (from Denver), Ryan Langborg (from Princeton)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: Chris Collins still has a scholarship open for next season’s roster.

Ohio State (16-19 last season)

Eligibility back: Zed Key, Bruce Thornton, Roddy Gayle, Felix Okpara, Bowen Hardman, Kalen Etzler
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Brice Sensabaugh (NBA draft), Justice Sueing (NBA draft), Isaac Likekele, Sean McNeil
Transfer Portal: Eugene Brown III (Georgia Southern), Tanner Holden (Wright State)
Arriving: Taison Chatman (247Composite top 50), Scotty Middleton (247Composite top 50), Devin Royal (247Composite top 50), Austin Parks, Jamison Battle (from Minnesota), Dale Bonner (from Baylor), Evan Mahaffey (from Penn State)

Scholarships open: 0
Notes: The Buckeyes welcome one of the Big Ten’s top recruiting classes and have a full 13-man roster.

Penn State (23-14 last season)

Eligibility back: Kanye Clary, Demetrius Lilley, Jameel Brown
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Jalen Pickett, Seth Lundy (NBA draft), Andrew Funk, Myles Dread, Camren Wynter, Michael Henn
Transfer Portal: Caleb Dorsey (William & Mary), Dallion Johnson (Florida Gulf Coast), Evan Mahaffey (Ohio State), Kebba Njie (Notre Dame)
Arriving: Adrian Baldwin Jr. (from VCU), Nick Kern Jr. (from VCU), Zach Hicks (from Temple), Puff Johnson (from North Carolina), Qudus Wahab (from Georgetown), Leo O’Boyle (from Lafayette), RayQuawndis Mitchell (from UMKC), Favor Aire (from Miami), D’Marco Dunn (from North Carolina), Bragi Guomundsson

Scholarships open: 0
Notes: Penn State’s roster was depleted after the departure of Micah Shrewsberry. New coach Mike Rhoades added nine players from the transfer portal plus one high school recruit.

Purdue (29-6 last season)

Eligibility back: Zach Edey, Caleb Furst, Trey Kaufman-Renn, Fletcher Loyer, Braden Smith, Mason Gillis, Ethan Morton, Brian Waddell, Camden Heide, William Berg
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: David Jenkins
Transfer Portal: Brandon Newman (Western Kentucky)
Arriving: Myles Colvin (247Composite top 100), Lance Jones (from Southern Illinois)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: Edey opted to return to West Lafayette for a fourth season, meaning the Boilermakers are once again a Big Ten favorite.

Rutgers (19-15 last season)

Eligibility back: Clifford Omoruyi, Aundre Hyatt, Derek Simpson, Mawot Mag, Antwone Woolfolk, Antonio Chol
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: Caleb McConnell
Transfer Portal: Oskar Palmquist (Elon), Jalen Miller (Oral Roberts), Dean Reiber (Charlotte), Cam Spencer (UConn), Paul Mulcahy
Arriving: Gavin Griffiths (247Composite top 50), Jamichael Davis, Noah Fernandes (from UMass), Emmanuel Ogbole

Scholarships open: 3
Notes: Rutgers still has three scholarships open for next season and has work to do after the losses of McConnell, Spencer and Mulcahy.

Wisconsin (20-15 last season)

Eligibility back: Chucky Hepburn, Tyler Wahl, Steven Crowl, Connor Essegian, Max Klesmit, Kamari McGee, Carter Gilmore (possible walk-on), Isaac Lindsey (possible walk-on), Markus Ilver, Chris Hodges
NBA Draft/pro route/ineligible: None
Transfer Portal: Jordan Davis (Illinois State)
Arriving: Gus Yalden, Nolan Winter, John Blackwell, AJ Storr (from St. John’s)

Scholarships open: 1
Notes: Wisconsin added Storr from the portal, which should boost the Badgers backfield for next season. The Badgers still have a scholarship open for next season if Gilmore and Lindsey return to walk-on status.

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