For the second consecutive season Chris Mack decided to utilize the graduate transfer market for the point the point guard position.
Former St. Joe’s standout Lamarr “Fresh” Kimble is expected to step in and fill the void left by Christen Cunningham.
Kimble scored 958 in three years at St. Joe’s and is coming off his best collegiate season in 2018-19 where he averaged 15.6 points per game.
Predicting the impact that graduate transfers will make it tough. Some guys are able carry over the success they had at a lower level of college hoops while others go from a star to a role player.
With that said, Kimble was recently tabbed as college basketball’s third best grad transfer for the upcoming season by CBS.
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3. Lamarr Kimble, Louisville
Previous school: Saint Joseph’s
2018-19 stats: 15.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 2.8 apg
His impact: In his final three seasons at Saint Joseph’s, Kimble was the poster-boy of consistency, averaging at least 10.0 points and 2.0 assists each season. He peaked in 2018-19 when he averaged career-highs in points, steals and offensive rebounds. As he enters his final season of eligibility at Louisville, he projects as a potential No. 2 behind All-America candidate Jordan Nwora — and on a team that should be considered a title contender given its incoming talent and overall experience.