Do I think it is fair? Yes of course, but Altman is definitely exploiting the rule to his advantage. Last year, he brought in 4th year senior transfer Devoe Joseph (difference maker), 5th year senior transfer Ashaolu (difference maker), junior transfer Tony Woods (top 100 recruit), and JC transfer Carlos Emory. He got two difference makers to make immediate impacts without having to sit out at year AT ALL. Woods and Emory were the only normal transfers, and neither made an impact last year. Woods and Emory are much better this year though. THis year, he brought in two excellent freshmen Dotson and Artis, but the true difference maker, and the main reason for their success: Arsalan Kazemi. Kazemi decided to transfer for his senior year from Rice, a D1 school, due to some hardship, and he got clearance to play this year WITHOUT having to sitout. What! Does Phil Knight have that much power? ALso, he got Waverly Austin to admitted to Oregon when he couldn't get into USF, how is that possible? In my opinion, Kazemi is the main reason for their success this year. In every game against good teams, he has come up with tough defense, rebounding, etc. He is a 4th year senior afterall. Huge difference between a senior and a freshmen. WIthout him, I doubt they would be 16-2 right now and ranked in the top 20. I respect Altman as a coach, but he doesn't truly rebuild a program like Boyle is doing with the Buffs, so I think he is using the system to bring in upperclassmen talent without developing the talent himself. Actually, I'm very curious to see if Altman brings in more upperclassmen one year players next year considering he is losing Woods, Emory, Kazemi, and Singler, pretty much their entire front court will be gone. Could you imagine if the Buffs could bring in 1-2 immediate impact seniors each year? We wouldn't be discussing depth problems/leadership issues either, but I like how Boyle is building up the program for the long-term perspective. Also, the only really transfer difference maker Boyle brought in was Carlon Brown, and he had to sit out one year, so he isn't the same as Altman's guys. I can definitely see the benefit brniging in guys that are already strong and developed skillwise, but in doing so, you are restricting the growth of your underclassmen, so long-term, maybe it isn't the best strategy. So, do you think Boyle should start copying Altman's pattern of bringing in impact transfers/one year rentals?