News on women’s basketball transfers (including additions to the transfer portal) from NCAA D-I schools. Items listed in reverse chronological order. See also: Women’s Basketball Transfers: Fall 2019–Summer 2020.
Bexley Wallace (6-3 SO forward, Pickerington, OH) is reportedly transferring from Penn State to Kent State (MAC). That would be the fifth player to transfer from PSU this off-season—all five of whom are wings or forwards.
They’ve also reportedly added Bexley Wallace, a 6-3 forward from Pickerington Central High School who played at Penn State the past two seasons. Wallace will sit out next year per NCAA transfer rules, then have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in 2021-22.
Former Buffalo player Océane Kounkou (6-0 SO guard, Gatineau, Quebec) is transferring to Carleton University (Ottawa, ON).
“Océane is a versatile player who can play and guard multiple positions. She comes to us from great programs and coaching and her skill set and athleticism will give us options offensively and defensively. Océane brings great passion and work ethic to her game and we are very happy to welcome her to the Ravens family.”
Former Hampton player Alexsis Johnson (6-4 SO center, Fort Myers, FL) is transferring to Eastern New Mexico (D-II).
Originally from Fort Myers, Fla., Johnson and her 6’4 frame will join the Hounds after assisting Hampton to a record of 18-11 in 2019-20, which included a signature 64-61 win over the University of Alabama in the first game of the season. She appeared in 25 games throughout the season for the Lady Pirates, averaging 2.0 points and 2.6 rebounds per contest in limited minutes.
“We are extremely excited with the addition of Alexsis Johnson, she not only is an outstanding player, but an even better young lady.” Head coach Josh Prock said, “She has a variety of post moves on the block and is an aggressive player. Alexsis does a great job of always being around the ball and rebounds very well. She does very well in the transition game and does a great job of finding the open area in transition. Alexsis does a great job of being disciplined on defense, and she definitely understands a lot of the concepts of team defense.”
Northern Colorado (Big Sky) officially announces the addition of Kansas State transfer Alisa Wiggins (5-8 JR guard, Montclair, NJ).
Wiggins comes to Greeley with two years of eligibility left after her time at Kansas State. As a Wildcat, she came off the bench. Her best season was her freshman season when she scored 24 points over 58 total minutes played. Originally from Montclair, New Jersey, Wiggins was a two-time All-Essex County first team member. She scored over 1,000 career points, had 200 career rebounds and 200 assists during her high school career.