College Basketball: Why Coaches Should Have to Sit out a Year Like Transfers

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College Basketball: Why Coaches Should Have to Sit out a Year Like Transfers
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In recent years, college basketball players have begun to transfer schools with abandon. 

Signing a letter of intent used to be one of the most important moments of a high school basketball player’s life. 

Instead, it has turned into an initial commitment that does not necessarily require follow through.

But what happens to coaches that do the same thing? College basketball coaches have begun to change teams just as often as the players. 

The chief question then becomes whether or not college basketball coaches should be penalized in the same manner as the players. 

Well, yes, they should. 

Coaches who switch schools with no thought to their players or the program (I am not talking about coaches who are fired) should have to sit out a year just like the players do. 

And here is why.

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