Anthony Gill, a nice freshman forward, is leaving South Carolina for Virginia.
Virginia has room because KT Harrell is transferring to Auburn.
There's an empty locker at Auburn because center Willy Kouassi cut bait.
I know Jim Calhoun isn't a sympathetic figure, but give him a break. At least three UConn players are leaving. One, center Alex Oriachi, will play for Missouri next winter in Thompson-Boling Arena.
Murphy Holloway is gunning for the Transfer Hall of Fame. He left Ole Miss for South Carolina — then redshirted and transferred back to Ole Miss.
What's going on? There seems to be an epidemic of transferring in college basketball.
If you don't believe me, look up the transfer list on cbssports.com. As of April 10, there were 350 names on it. You'll recognize a bunch of them if you followed SEC hoops last winter.
Tennessee is not immune. Wes Washpun is leaving for Northern Iowa. Renaldo Woolridge will play his final season at Southern Cal. Not to imply that either of those departures is a major blow for the Vols.
"I think a lot of young guys, they want it now,'' said Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin. "Nobody wants to sit on the bench, regardless of talent level.
"We can have five seniors that are returning starters and then you bring in a freshman and he wants to start. He doesn't understand that the guy in front of him is a better basketball player.''
The world we live in is increasingly geared toward instant gratification, not patience. But there are other factors at play.
Any time there is a coaching change, transfers usually ensue. There were 40 coaching changes in Division I, roughly one out of every eight programs.
New South Carolina coach Frank Martin has lost not only Gill but his starting center, Damontre Harris.
Rick Ray, the new guy at Mississippi State, loses a future All-SEC stud with the transfer of freshman star Rodney Hood.
The recruiting process is part of the problem. UT's Martin thinks the NCAA's new early evaluation window in April will help coaches make a better judgment about who fits and who doesn't.
"If you evaluate in July and a guy plays well in one tournament, that's probably the first time the head coach saw him play,'' Martin said.
The proliferation of transfers might be a new development, but seeking greener pastures is as old as Phogg Allen.
Kentucky's 1978 NCAA title wouldn't have happened without Purdue transfer Kyle Macy running the show. If Billy McCaffrey doesn't leave Duke for Vanderbilt, the Commodores don't win the 1993 SEC title.
Would UT have won the 2008 SEC crown without Tyler Smith and J.P. Prince? No way.
All in all, Tennessee has come out ahead on the transfer exchange. Prince, Smith, Andre Patterson and Josh Bone contributed to Bruce Pearl's success.
Martin's first team MVP, Jeronne Maymon, began his career at Marquette.
"There were several more who wanted to be a part of our program, some really good ones,'' Martin said, "but I didn't have any scholarships available.''
The exit ramp has seen plenty of action, what with all the coaching changes UT has experienced in the past 25 years. But I'm hard-pressed to name an ex-Vol who left of his choice and tore it up somewhere else.
At any rate, transfers appear to be a fixture in college basketball as we know it.
They give an alternate meaning to the term one-and-done.