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AthleticDirectorU presents the most comphrensive analysis ever on college basketball student-athlete transfer movement
"The term 'up-transfer' is used to describe a player from a mid- or low-major conference who transfers up to a high-major conference. While this is generally a rare occurrence overall, up-transfers can be especially valuable for high-major teams and equally damaging for mid- and low-major teams.
In the following chart, the mid- and low-major conferences that recorded 'up-transfers' since 2017 are listed, ordered by overall frequency. The Atlantic 10 is responsible for 9.7 percent of all 'up-transfers' during this span, and its transfers have recorded an average of 1.58 win shares per season and 56.1 percent possible minutes played with their new team."