Is the juice worth the squeeze? That’s the question that any coaching staff choosing to take on the former five-star phenom Emoni Bates after he announced that he would leave Memphis over the weekend. Upon announcing his decision to transfer, Bates was immediately elevated to No. 1 overall in the 247Sports College Basketball Transfer Portal Rankings.

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No, Bates’ freshman year didn’t go as expected and at times he seemed to be more of a distraction than an asset to the Tigers. But he’s still way too talented to write off at this point. While Bates also has the most name recognition with fans of any player in the portal, he’s not the only high-level talent that is still available. Today, we look at a baker’s dozen — 10 already in the rankings and three who will soon be added — worth of the top uncommitted players in the transfer portal and the group is heavy with ball handlers.