CALGARY, Alta. — The 2017 transfer list is creeping up on 700 names.
Plenty of players have committed to their new schools, and have made some waves with their decisions in the process. Some of the decisions have changed the landscape of college basketball, like C.J. Bryce committing to Kevin Keatts and the NC State Wolfpack, or the Lawson brothers, Jack Whitman, and Charlie Moore committing to the Kansas Jayhawks, just to name a few.
While the majority of players have found their new homes, there is still a ton of talent still available on the transfer market. With the off-season slowing ticking away, available players are still taking official visits, in search of their next stop on their respective basketball journey.
CALGARY, Alta. — With each passing day, the list of players transferring continues to grow.
The list of transfer players is on the cusp of the 500-mark, and will only increase as the off-season moves along. While players are still making their decisions on whether or not to transfer, several big names have already committed to their future homes.
Marcus Evans and Egor Koulechov, the highly-touted guard duo from the Rice Owls, have both found their respective homes for the remainder of their collegiate careers. Evans followed Coach Rhoades and committed to the VCU Rams, while Koulechov committed to the Florida Gators for next season.
Also, Kerem Kanter committed to play for the Xavier Musketeers next season, is he opts to remove his name from the 2017 NBA Draft and return to school as a graduate transfer.
With that being said, there’s still a ton of talent on the market right now. The talent pool will likely continue to improve as the off-season moves along and new players look for their next home.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Simply put, the 2016-17 season didn’t go as planned for the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats.
Out of the gate, the Wildcats were behind the eight-ball, as they were without star guard Jordan Potts, who didn’t play at all during the season. The Wildcats struggled to a 10-22 record overall, and a 10th-place finish in the MEAC standings.
Once the off-season hit, the changes began for the program. Back on March 21st, administration and Gravelle Craig agreed to let the head coach’s contract expire at the end of the month, ending Craig’s six-year tenure with the program.
Then, on Tuesday, another pair of dominoes fell in terms of the roster shakeup.
NORFOLK, Va. — A two-game losing streak to enthe regular season is all but a distant memory for the North Carolina Central Eagles.
Losses to the Savannah State Tigers and North Carolina A&T Aggies generated a bit of concern surrounding the Eagles heading into the MEAC Tournament. However, the Eagles had the top seed in the tournament locked up, and they weren’t too concerned with their level of play.
On Wednesday, in their quarter-final match-up with the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, the Eagles flexed their muscle and showed why they are the team to beat.
The Wildcats were playing their second game in as many days, and were coming off a win over the Delaware State Hornets in the First Round on Tuesday, 69-62. With the Eagles having several days of rest in between games, they came out with fresh legs and pulled away early.