How Kansas won -- and UConn lost -- transfer season

Bill Self and Kansas have owned the Big 12. The additions this offseason will help make sure the Jayhawks will keep keep that control. AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca

The college basketball season no longer ends at the Final Four, or when the coaching carousel stops spinning, or even when the early-entry deadline for the NBA draft passes. Perhaps nothing impacts more teams than the transfer cycle, with around 700 players regularly leaving Division I schools every spring. A couple of years ago, you could pinpoint the schools expected to get involved in the transfer market. Now, it's everyone. The bluebloods of the sport are unafraid of taking on transfers. In fact, one of them is the clear-cut biggest winner of the market the past few months.