Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski: Stop allowing college basketball transfer waivers - ESPN
I completely agree with Coach K. Rules are rules & the NCAA should be consistent.
The committee is essentially telling kids that one "family issue" is more important than another when a student is immediately eligible upon transferring. I don't care if somebody lost a family member, chose the wrong school, or wanted to follow their coach to a better university...Sit out for one season.
The fifth year transfers are exploiting college basketball. If the Seniors weren't developed enough to get drafted, they should have to wait on the bench for a season (or play in Europe). College coaches are recruiting over their own players (who dedicated multiple years of effort) with mediocre Seniors. These Seniors are using the school as a stepping stone to make the NBA - which establishes a selfish attitude.
I can't wait until the College Baseball (three year) Rule is implemented. The talent level in the NCAA will be higher & these transfers will be unnecessary because coaches will be content with their team & kids will actually graduate - in less than six years.