The NCAA recently passed a one-time transfer rule where players can transfer and not have to sit out, starting next season. The number of players entering the transfer portal increases each season and there should be plenty of good centers on the market. With a young dynamic backcourt in Andre Curbelo and Adam Miller, Illinois should be an appealing spot to transfer to.
Fourteen players from the Big Ten were named to ESPN’s Newcomer Impact Rankings list released on Monday. The list ranks a combined group of all incoming freshman, graduate transfers, sit-out transfers now eligible, and junior college transfers who will play this season. It lists the Top-80 along with a “Next 10” as well.
Only Williams and Trent Frazier, both seniors, remain from that class and are seeing the fruits of the work. Everything doesn’t always start good,” Williams said. You’ve got to start on the bottom, which is how life is.