Who Alabama Basketball is targeting in the transfer portal

Alabama head coach Nate Oats encourages his team against Connecticut during the Final Four semifinal
Alabama head coach Nate Oats encourages his team against Connecticut during the Final Four semifinal / Patrick Breen/The Republic / USA TODAY
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Roddy Gayle Jr. - Shooting Guard - 30th Ranked Transfer

Alabama has reached out to Ohio State shooting guard Roddy Gayle Jr who's coming off of his second season at Ohio State. The Tide will have a hole at shooting guard with Aaron Estrada running out of eligibility. The Tide may also lose Mark Sears and Latrell Wrightsell who are weighing their NBA Draft options.

Adding Gayle would give Alabama an experienced starter in the backcourt coming off of scoring 13.5 points per game with 4.6 rebounds per game, and 3.1 assists per game in 30.9 minutes per game. Gayle Jr was an outstanding three-point shooter as a freshman shooting 42.9% from deep before struggling this season shooting 28.4%. If Nate Oats and the staff can return Gayle Jr to his freshman form he'd be the perfect player in the Nate Oats system.

Carey Booth - Power Forward - 50th Ranked Transfer

The Tide have shown interest in Notre Dame freshman Carey Booth a former top 60 recruit in last year's recruiting class. The 6"10 big man scored 6.4 points per game while grabbing 4.3 rebounds per game. Adding Booth would give the Tide a long-term solution at power forward as Booth will have at least three seasons of eligibility left.

Booth would give the Tide tons of versatility as a high-level defender on the wing as well as at the rim. Offensively, Booth has the three-point shooting ability of a Nate Oats big man shooting 29.7% from deep on the year.

Marcus Hill - Shooting Guard - 52nd Ranked Transfer

The Alabama Basketball team has had success with guards from the MAC in Mark Sears and they could replace him with Marcus Hill. The Bowling Green Junior is coming off of a massive season scoring 20.5 points per game while grabbing five rebounds per game, with 2.6 assists per game, and a steal per game. Hill gets most of his scoring done on the inside shooting 28.9% from three and 74% from the free throw line.