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Kiki Iriafen [600x400] (Credit: Getty Images)

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Stanford junior Kiki Iriafen, one of the top women's basketball players in the country heading into next season, has entered the transfer portal, a source confirmed to ESPN on Friday.

Iriafen, a 6-foot-3 forward from Los Angeles, was the leading scorer (19.4 points per game) and second-leading rebounder (11.0 average) this past season for the Cardinal, who finished 30-6 and lost in the NCAA Sweet 16 to NC State.

Iriafen had 26 points and 10 rebounds against the Wolfpack and 41 points and 16 rebounds in the Cardinal's second-round victory over Iowa State. She shot 54.6% from the field this season.

Her third season with the Cardinal was her best by far; she averaged 4.2 points and 2.2 rebounds as a freshman and 6.7 points and 3.8 rebounds as a sophomore.

Iriafen has a "do not contact" designation by her name in the portal, which generally indicates a player already knows where they want to transfer, or that they have narrowed their choices.

Iriafen would have been the biggest star for the Cardinal in 2024-25, especially with fellow post player Cameron Brink headed to Monday's WNBA draft, where she is expected to be a lottery pick. Iriafen is a potential lottery pick next year.

Stanford is joining the ACC and will have a new head coach next season. Tara VanDerveer announced Tuesday that she is retiring after 38 seasons guiding the Cardinal. Longtime assistant Kate Paye is expected to take over.

News of Iriafen entering the portal was first reported by The Next.