3 transfer portal targets for Porter Moser and Oklahoma basketball to rebuild the backcourt

Porter Moser hasn't taken Oklahoma to the NCAA Tournament in his three seasons in Norman, so his seat is heating up as the school transitions to the SEC. To compound the pressure, Moser has to replace his entire backcourt after three Sooners guards entered the transfer portal.
Virginia Tech Hokies guard Sean Pedulla (3)
Virginia Tech Hokies guard Sean Pedulla (3) / Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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. . Eligibility Remaining: 3. Malik Mack. PG/SG. Malik Mack. 6'1" 170 lbs. Malik Mack. player. 2400

Malik Mack is a pretty similar player to Pegues. He can play both on and off the ball, as a spot-up shooter or pick-and-roll operator, but his biggest advantage over Pegues is the two additional years of eligibility over the one-and-done Furman transfer. 

Mack became one of the best players in the Ivy League last season, averaging 17.2 points and 4.8 assists as a freshman. He won’t display that level of dominance at a high-major level but could be a team’s primary offensive initiator and go-to scorer for the next three seasons. 

Moser is a could who prioritizes movement on the offensive end of the floor and Mack won’t inhibit that by dribbling the air out of the basketball, but when things do bog down and the Sooners need a bucket, he can get to the rim in isolation or finish with his floater or mid-range pull-up. 

While it would be a small backcourt and would need substantial help on the defensive end of the floor, it’s hard not to imagine how lethal a backcourt of Pedulla and Mack would be in Norman next season.

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