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GoCats105
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  Message Not Read  2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 10:37:10 AM 
May as well get this started too.

http://www.verbalcommits.com/transfers/2019

MAC

Akron: Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac, Daniel Utomi, Emmanuel Olojakpoke

Central Michigan: Andrew Myers

Eastern Michigan: Andre Rafus, Jr., Daivon Stephens

Miami: Jalen Adaway

Northern Illinois: Anastasios Demogerontas

Ohio: Jason Carter, Teyvion Kirk, Torrey James

Last Edited: 3/22/2019 12:19:55 PM by GoCats105



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Jeff McKinney
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 4:35:01 PM 
For last year's transfer list of over 400, I counted t8nsee how many transferred to another Div 1 school. Over 70% transferred to a level BELOW DIv I.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 4:39:17 PM 
GoCats105 wrote:

Akron: Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac


But why?


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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 4:41:58 PM 
An O Zone with a pulse would have had so much fun with that.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 6:49:38 PM 
JSF wrote:
GoCats105 wrote:

Akron: Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac


But why?



LOL



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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/13/2019 7:47:11 PM 
GoCats105 wrote:
May as well get this started too.

http://www.verbalcommits.com/transfers/2019

MAC

Akron: Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac

Eastern Michigan: Andre Rafus, Jr.

Northern Illinois: Anastasios Demogerontas



That list is pretty amazing. Going back 15 years the numbers were in the mid 300s when Goodman started keeping the list and he called it a crisis. You can go to the top and click. Going from 2012 to present it is rising pretty rapidly. 877 last year. WOW! at 350ish school. People are not taking care to look at team mates, coaches, programs, skills and other factors before committing. If there are that many transfers....folks are not looking objectively at what they are signing up for.....


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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 6:01:08 PM 
Add Daniel Utomi to the list at Akron.



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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 6:03:03 PM 
The Akron guys are pretty interesting. Will be interesting to see how Groce does with 3 spots opening late.


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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 6:10:16 PM 
Andrew Ruck wrote:
The Akron guys are pretty interesting. Will be interesting to see how Groce does with 3 spots opening late.


Two of those spots were open a while ago.



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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 6:29:19 PM 
GoCats105 wrote:
Add Daniel Utomi to the list at Akron.


Wow that is a massive loss for Akron. He was their best player this year.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 8:05:35 PM 
Saw on the MAC board that Jalen Adaway is leaving Miami as well.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/18/2019 8:14:27 PM 
Saw that too. Did not expect that as I thought the stability over west of us would be pretty solid. He was a good piece in what they seem to be building.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 10:26:38 AM 
Here's the Goodman list: https://watchstadium.com/news/comprehensive-list-of-colle... /

Akron has 4 players already: Daniel Utomi, Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac and Emmanuel Olajapoke.

Also from the MAC, Miami's Jalen Adaway, Central Michigan's Andrew Myers, Eastern Michigan's Andre Rafus and Northern Illinois' Anastasios Demogerontas.

Last Edited: 3/20/2019 10:27:25 AM by UpSan Bobcat

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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 10:48:44 AM 
Goodmanís list is sprinkled with quite a few players from schools who have canned their coaches, but UMKC with 9 players already transferring has to be a record. Those guys wanted out of there fast, itís only been a couple weeks.

It will be interesting , to say the least, how many of our guys will end up on that list.
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 10:54:37 AM 
UpSan Bobcat wrote:
Here's the Goodman list: https://watchstadium.com/news/comprehensive-list-of-colle... /

Akron has 4 players already: Daniel Utomi, Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac and Emmanuel Olajapoke.


Looks like Groce is cleaning house to me. Since his third year is coming up, he probably knows he has to step it up. Or do you think, the players are bailing from a sinking ship or rebellion from coaching style?

Edit: Gueye set out 2018-19 so that didnít go well.

Last Edited: 3/20/2019 11:11:20 AM by colobobcat66

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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 10:57:05 AM 
JSF wrote:
GoCats105 wrote:

Akron: Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac


But why?



JSF, I'm guessing it's time for a different avatar. Maybe a Kingpin reference?
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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 11:06:43 AM 
colobobcat66 wrote:
UpSan Bobcat wrote:
Here's the Goodman list: https://watchstadium.com/news/comprehensive-list-of-colle... /

Akron has 4 players already: Daniel Utomi, Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac and Emmanuel Olajapoke.


Looks like Groce is cleaning house to me. Since his third year is coming up, he probably knows he has to step it up. Or do you think, the players are bailing from a sinking ship or rebellion from coaching style?


He cleaned house after year one as well. Leads to a greater appreciation of what Dambrot was able to achieve there year after year.


Last Edited: 3/20/2019 11:07:25 AM by SBH

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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 11:14:59 AM 
I don't think Boals will go after any of these Akron guys. He did say that class attendance was not negotiable and that he was only going to recruit good citizens, or words to that effect. This kind of excludes the whole Akron team! ;-)


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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/20/2019 11:32:49 AM 
colobobcat66 wrote:
UpSan Bobcat wrote:
Here's the Goodman list: https://watchstadium.com/news/comprehensive-list-of-colle... /

Akron has 4 players already: Daniel Utomi, Khadim Gueye, Mark Kostelac and Emmanuel Olajapoke.


Looks like Groce is cleaning house to me. Since his third year is coming up, he probably knows he has to step it up. Or do you think, the players are bailing from a sinking ship or rebellion from coaching style?

Edit: Gueye set out 2018-19 so that didnít go well.


Groce is recruiting a pg from the Columbus area, he is still getting athletes, but none of them can shoot. He makes his players focus on weight training more than anything. He gave up on parish who ended up being the number 2 juco player in the country. He has not figured out what he wants to do there, which bodes well for us.


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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/21/2019 1:00:06 PM 
Not a MAC guy, but interesting that James Boldon from WVU is now in the transfer portal. He was a guy Ohio was looking at way back when. I'm sure he's looking for other Power 5 offers though. I wouldn't be surprised if he ended up at Xavier.

Last Edited: 3/21/2019 1:00:19 PM by GoCats105



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  Message Not Read  RE: 2019 Transfer List
   Posted: 3/22/2019 4:53:49 PM 
allen wrote:


Groce is recruiting a pg from the Columbus area, he is still getting athletes, but none of them can shoot. He makes his players focus on weight training more than anything. He gave up on parish who ended up being the number 2 juco player in the country. He has not figured out what he wants to do there, which bodes well for us.


That is such a departure after having great shooters and wings. You have to wonder why the change?
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