Impact transfers in 2012-13

Alex Oriakhi and Larry Drew among best faces in new places

Updated: August 6, 2012, 4:41 PM ET
By John Gasaway | ESPN Insider
Uconn/LouisvilleAP Photo/Timothy D. EasleyAt UConn, Alex Oriakhi made rebounding look easy. He'll do the same for Missouri this season.

Maybe it was that whole saga surrounding Jarrod Uthoff trying to transfer out of Wisconsin, but I swear I've been hearing way more than what's customary about transfers this offseason.

Very well, let's talk transfers. Just how much help will these guys really be for their new teams?

I propose taking an alphabetic look at a few high-profile transfers for this season, a surprising number of whom will be playing in the Big East. Just for fun and future mockery, I'll toss out an ostentatiously detailed prediction on how well each player will perform with his new team.


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