Illinois head coach Lovie Smith announced that graduate transfer Hardy Nickerson, the son of Fighting Illini defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson, will join the program.
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Illinois head basketball coach John Groce announced Wednesday that sophomore forward Austin Colbert (Chesapeake, Va.) is no longer with the program. Colbert will transfer at the conclusion of UI spring semester classes.
Well, this comes as a surprise: Indiana QB Tre Roberson announced Wednesday that he will transfer. Roberson, who threw six touchdown passes in the 2013 finale vs. Purdue, and Nate Sudfeld were expected to share time again in 2014. Last fall, Roberson, the dual-threat option, threw for 1,128 yards and 15 touchdowns and ran for 423 yards and five scores.
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz confirmed Wednesday that defensive back Nico Law will transfer. Law, a native of Clinton, Maryland, has played three seasons for the Hawkeyes. He saw limited action in all 13 games in 2013, recording four solo tackles and one assist.
High-scoring guard Eron Harris is transferring to Michigan State from West Virginia.
Welcome to Ohio State, Trevor Thompson. A 6-11 forward from Indianapolis, Thompson, who played his freshman season at Virginia Tech, has announced he will transfer to Ohio State. He chose the Buckeyes over a pair of other Big Ten schools — Indiana and Purdue.
The college basketball season is coming to a close and the NBA draft is fast approaching. As is this case every year around this time, Big Ten players are busy announcing their future plans, whether it be a jump to the pros or a transfer. Get caught up on all the decisions in this post.
What had been speculated soon after the final buzzer sounded on another disappointing season for Purdue has become reality: Ronnie Johnson will transfer. Official word came from Purdue coach Matt Painter on Saturday.
With news of former Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson transferring to future Big Ten member Rutgers, we decided to take a look back at some of the conference’s other Big Ten-to-Big Ten transfers. Check out our list in this post. Are we missing someone? Let us know in the comment box at the bottom of the post.
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Turns out, Philip Nelson is going to stay in the Big Ten. News has broken that the disgruntled Minnesota quarterback is transferring to Rutgers, which officially will join the Big Ten for the 2014 football season. He’ll sit out next season and have two years of eligibility beginning in 2015.
Darius Paul, the younger brother of Illini product Brandon Paul, tweeted late Saturday night that he is transferring to Illinois. Paul, who must sit out the 2013-14 season due to NCAA transfer rules, averaged 10.4 points and 5.7 rebounds as a freshman at Western Michigan.
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Tom Crean announced Wednesday that Maurice Creek, who graduates next week, will not play for the Hoosiers next season. Creek will look to play his final season immediately at another school and begin work on a graduate degree.
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Even with Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo turning pro early earlier this week, Indiana coach Tom Crean faced a scholarship crunch. Someone had to leave to open up a scholarship, as the Hoosiers had 14 players and just 13 scholarships even with Zeller and Oladipo gone early. Well, a spot opened with Indiana announcing tonight that sophomore guard Remy Abell will transfer in pursuit of more playing time.
Illinois announced Tuesday that Drake’s Rayvonte Rice has signed a tender of financial aid and will transfer to Illinois following the completion of the spring semester.