Every year, as the collegiate basketball season comes to an end, many student-athletes are considering or have already decided to leave their current institution for another. Transferring has become popular in the collegiate realm of sports, as players search for playing time, a more suitable coach, or a program that will allow them to reach their highest potential on the court. Regardless of the reason, athletes are making moves hoping to find that the grass is greener on the other side. This is true amongst all National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes but probably most visible in Division I men's basketball. The national trend has taken over and greatly impacted collegiate programs across the country. Each university is expected to encourage student success in the classroom and provide a fair opportunity in their respective sports but at the same time, they want to give students the option to transfer when it makes sense for all parties. Rules are in place to discourage athletes from constantly switching schools and of course, the student must seek permission to leave their current institution but none of that seems to matter. The NCAA is seeing more movement amongst student-athletes than ever before and it is becoming increasingly more difficult to explain why. Are universities and institutions to blame for these inconsistencies? Maybe schools are failing to provide accurate information throughout the recruiting process or even making undeliverable promises to prospective student-athletes. Perhaps, the student didn't "sign up" for the time and effort commitment associated with representing an athletic program. Every situation is different and almost every student-athlete will encounter some sort of difficulty along the road to their degree but why are they are not willing to stick it out? Today, it seems much easier to go somewhere else than face whatever adversity lies ahead.