Morgantown, West Virginia – Although the West Virginia coaching staff has made landing Arizona transfer point guard Kerr Kriisa their top priority, but there is another player available in the transfer portal that could be an even better option for the Mountaineers.
Jameer Nelson, Jr., the son of former NBA point guard Jameer Nelson, transferred from Delaware after leading the Blue Hens last season, averaging 20.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assist per game.
Nelson, a 6’1 guard from Haverton, Pennsylvania, was a first-team all-CAA selection this past season and has been in contact with the West Virginia coaching staff since entering the transfer portal.
In fact, On3.com’s Crystal Ball has Nelson, the #4 overall ranked transfer available by the recruiting service and a five star transfer prospect, as 100% predicted to end up with the Mountaineers.
Nelson has two years of eligibility remaining and will be heavily pursued by several major programs around the country, but West Virginia reached out early and appears to be the favorite to land him right now.
Jameer Nelson, Jr., a five star transfer prospect and the #4 overall ranked player available in the portal, could be a better option at point guard for the Mountaineers than Kerr Kriisa. Nelson averaged 20.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assist per game last season. #WVU pic.twitter.com/n8dUM0lWPe
— The Voice of Morgantown (@voicemorgantown) April 1, 2023