Just because college basketball doesn’t have trades or free agency does not mean the offseason is even remotely quiet. Players and coaches still change addresses (or stay put) and eligibility concerns stir the pot even further.
July’s most surprising news came from Indianapolis, where Butler coach Brad Stevens announced his unexpected departure for the NBA. Now the Bulldogs face a move to the new Big East without their celebrated bench boss around to run the show.
Read on for more on Butler’s unexpected plight, along with 19 more of the highest-impact changes of the summer in college hoops.