Tracking Transfer in Division I Men’s Basketball

National data indicate that many of today’s college graduates transfer at some point on their way to a degree. This is true among student-athletes as well, and may be most visible in Division I men’s basketball (MBB). Since 2015, NCAA...

New group working toward uniform transfer rule in Division I

The Division I Council Coordination Committee expanded the Transfer Waiver Working Group, formed last fall to study and recommend changes to the waiver process.

NCAA Division I Working Group on Transfers Roster

Name Title School Conference Affiliation Erin Adkins Associate athletics director - compliance UCLA PAC-12 Ross Bjork Athletics director Texas A&M University Southeastern Conference DI Student-Athlete Experience Committee Jackie...

Division I Working Group on Transfers

The NCAA Division Council adopted the recommended transfer eligibility resolution (NCAA Proposal No. R-2020-6) during its May 20, 2020, meeting. The resolution states that the Council will work with key stakeholders to develop a...

Division I Council extends waiver allowing virtual, nonphysical activities through July

Division I student-athletes in sports other than football and basketball may continue to participate in eight hours of required, virtual nonphysical activities per week.

DI Council approves transfer resolution

The Division I Council approved a resolution Wednesday that outlined its intention to adopt by January a comprehensive legislative package creating uniform, modernized rules governing eligibility after transfer for student-athletes in all sports.

DI Council continues COVID-19 impact discussions

The Division I Council spent much of its meeting Friday discussing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on student-athletes, schools and conferences. Recognizing the severity of the impact, the group took action to address potential needs.

DI Transfer Waiver Working Group to seek feedback on waiver expansion

Division I student-athletes in all sports could have the same ability to transfer and compete immediately if a concept under consideration by the Transfer Waiver Working Group is adopted by the Division I Council.

DI Men's Basketball Transfers by the Numbers
New data shows transfers in Division I men's basketball remain steady over recent years

Transferring in Division I men’s basketball has been commonplace for years. The reasons are varied — from playing time to a change in coaches to a need to be near family to simply seeking a better fit.

What the NCAA Transfer Portal Is... and What It Isn’t

The concept seemed simple: an online interface that helps athletics compliance officers do their jobs efficiently. But for sports fans hungry for information on lineups, the Transfer Portal has become so much more.


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