Monday, August 20, 2012

Big Sky Transfers 2012

I will hopefully have more analysis on this, but for now I wanted to put the list out of the transfers coming out and going, based on Jeff Goodman's Transfer List, widely seen as the most thorough in the college basketball world.

Into the Big Sky:
- Cameron Forte, 6-6 F, Fr., Texas Tech - NORTHERN ARIZONA
- Dustin Hobaugh, G, Fr., Houston Baptist - NORTH DAKOTA
- Jaron Nash, 6-8, F, Soph., Texas Tech - NORTH DAKOTA
- Tim Douglas, 5-10, G, Soph., Portland - PORTLAND STATE

Out of the Big Sky:
- Garrett Swanson, 6-7, F, Fr., Idaho State - MARQUETTE (walk-on)
- Vishal Banipal, 6-2, G, Fr., Idaho State
- Brandon Glanz, 6-6, F, Fr., Idaho State
- Tor Anderson 6-2, G, RS Fr., Montana State
- Shawn Reid, 6-5, F, Soph., Montana State - SEATTLE PACIFIC
- Danny Cheek, 6-4, G, Fr., Northern Arizona
- James Douglas, 6-0, G, Fr., Northern Arizona
- Colin Gruber, 6-3, G, Fr., Northern Arizona - CABRILLO COLLEGE
- Aaron Hawk-Harris, 6-4, SG, Jr., Northern Colorado - one year left
- Josh Lepley, 6-9, F, Jr., Northern Arizona (will graduate)
- Elliott Lloyd, 6-2, G, Jr., Northern Colorado - one year left and can play ASAP
- Josh Gentry, 6-5, G, Fr., North Dakota
- Kidus Ephrem, 6-7, F, Fr., Portland State
- Jerron Smith, 6-3, G, Fr., Portland State
- Magd Owayed, 6-7, F, Fr., Sacramento State
- Pete Rakocevic, 6-11, C, Soph., Sacramento State
- Mike Brown, 6-2, G, Fr., Weber State

It is a thorough list, though missing a few details... such as that Mike Brown will be going to Colorado Christian, and that Billy Reader (MT), Willie Hankins (EWU) and Shai Fields (WSU) will also be transferring out of the Big Sky.

You will also notice a lot more guys leaving the Big Sky than entering via transfer, but I think that is pretty common for Division I conferences.

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  1. I heard Brandon Glanz (ISU) tranferred to D2 Sonoma State.

    1. Brandon Glanz is defintitely going to be a player for Sonoma State this season. A major boost for the Sonoma State basketball program.

  2. Not surprised to see Owayed and Rak leave Sac State. Neither really saw any time on the court and Rak didn’t show any development during his time here. The revolving door continues under Coach Katz.

  3. Agreed on those two guys... probably best for all involved, because it didn't seem like they were ever going to get any time. You are right though, just more guys transferring out, and the huge amount of roster turnover continues.

  4. Alex Tiffin (UC Davis) transferred to Sacramento State. He'll sit out this season because of transfer rules, but the revolving door is working both ways for Brian Katz.