ACC Basketball: Each team’s best acquisition out of 2023 transfer portal

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ACC basketball looks to reload as we take a look at each team’s best acquisition out of the transfer portal heading into the 2023-24 season.

The transfer portal has become a staple for a lot of teams across the college basketball landscape. That’s no different in ACC basketball country as the likes of North Carolina, Syracuse, and NC State look to return to NCAA Tournament prominence with another season on the horizon.

The Duke Blue Devils were the lone team in the ACC that didn’t add a player out of the transfer portal heading into the 2023-24. Head coach Jon Scheyer returns eight players from last year’s squad as they’ll use four freshmen to build around their core of Jeremy Roach, Kyle Filipowski, Tyrese Proctor, and Mark Mitchell. Replacing Derrick Lively II and Dariq Whitehead will be tough but the additions of Sean Stewart and Caleb Foster should alleviate things, especially on the offensive end of the floor.

The Clemson Tigers and North Carolina Tar Heels are two teams that seemed to fill a ton of voids with the transfer portal judging by early returns. The Tar Heels added five players out of the transfer portal including two from other conference foes while Clemson added four players while returning a bulk of their production from a season ago.

After them, a lot of movement within the conference should generate some intriguing results across a number of rotations. The Louisville Cardinals will look to a ton of transfer portal support to turn around a forgettable season while the NC State Wolfpack will look to build around just five returners from last year’s squad.

ACC basketball certainly has the potential to be an exciting season of parity once again as things remain unpredictable for a slew of teams that have to reload their rosters. Take a look at each team’s best acquisition out of the transfer portal.

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