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Wednesday Quickies: Transfer Madness Edition

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An NCAA proposal could cause transfer madness, and more in today’s quickies.

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An NCAA rule proposal could cause some transfer insanity. This NCAA proposal would allow Division-1 players to transfer freely without having to sit out a year, as they do now, as long as they meet the GPA requirement.

We already see a lot of transfers these days, and without the threat of losing a year of eligibility, we’d see a whole lot more.

You can read more about it here.

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