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The rate of transfers in college basketball has accelerated over the past decade, creating a secondary market for talent acquisition that now rivals high school recruiting in terms of scope and importance
Take the 2013 NCAA tournament as your Exhibit A.
All of the following March standouts transferred at some point during their collegiate careers.
Malcolm Armstead, Wichita State: Named West region's most outstanding player.
Luke Hancock, Louisville: Named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player.
Cleanthony Early, Wichita State: Led all players in points and rebounds in Final Four matchup with Louisville.
Arsalan Kazemi, Oregon: Tournament leader in rebounds per game guided Oregon to the Sweet 16.
Carl Hall, Wichita State: Leading rebounder and second-leading scorer for national semifinalists.
Tyrone Garland, La Salle: Hit game-winning floater to lift La Salle past Ole Miss in the round of 32.
Jamil Wilson, Marquette: Scored 16 points and added eight rebounds in Marquette's Sweet 16 upset of Miami.
Kenny Kadji, Miami: Key player on Miami's first Sweet 16 team since 2000.
Evan Ravenel, Ohio State: Senior specialist led Buckeyes in defensive rebounding percentage.
Trent Lockett, Marquette: Grabbed 11 boards apiece in tournament wins over Davidson and Miami.
Mike Rosario, Florida: Broke out with 25 points in round of 32 win over Minnesota.
Seth Curry, Duke: Averaged 21 points in Duke's four-game tournament run.