Ranking the nation's top 10 transfers

Updated: August 1, 2013, 1:23 PM ET
By Seth Greenberg

Transfers are part of the culture of college basketball. Some programs use these players to fill a void in their rosters while others use them to quickly upgrade their level of talent and maturity. No matter the reason, transfers will play a prominent role in shaping the 2013-14 college basketball season.

Let's take a look at the 10 best eligible transfers and what impact they could potentially have on their new teams this season.

1. T.J. McConnell, Arizona Wildcats
Transferred from: Duquesne Dukes

Sean Miller has done a terrific job embracing the rich tradition of Arizona basketball. He has attracted consecutive elite recruiting classes, but the most important new member of the Wildcats is transfer point guard McConnell. He can bring to Arizona many of the same intangibles that Aaron Craft brings to Miller's former boss, Thad Matta, at Ohio State.

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