Some schools can simply snap their fingers and recruit an array of blue-chip prep talent. Not every player adapts well to his original destination, though.
When players decide that they need a change of scenery, they often look to other Division I institutions to further their careers. Going to another D-I school can be even easier than stepping in as a freshman, because the original experience acquaints a player with the workload required to play at that level.
The search for playing time and good relationships with coaches are often prime motivators, much like being recruited from high school.
These 24 players have established themselves as strong producers for their 20 teams. Many of these teams are in the conversation for NCAA Tournament berths, and their new transfers are major reasons why.