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Subject: Re: Evan Boudreau leaving Dartmouth The New Normal? Ivy Stars Transferring Out

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Date Posted: 15:42:46 12/11/17 Mon
In reply to: Green Machine 's message, "Re: Evan Boudreau leaving Dartmouth" on 15:01:15 12/11/17 Mon

I wonder if this will become the new normal, or at least *a* new normal in Ivy sports, especially men's basketball.

The Ivies get many of our best athletes, especially male athletes, when they something happens to them in their junior or senior years -- say, an injury -- and the high major programs get scared off. That's just one scenario of course but it's an example of how excellent athletes fall into our lap when we otherwise might not expect to land them.

How many of them will live up to their original potential and then realize that they are playing in a conference or program which is "beneath" them, especially if they have a realistic shot at a pro career?

Will more guys simply take off their senior years at an Ivy, get their valuable degree on schedule and then finish one (or two) final years of eligibility at a high major? It's like our downscale version of "one and done." In the Ivies, it might be "two on, two off, then done elsewhere."

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Old Lion (Xavier?)
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Date Posted: 17:20:03 12/11/17 Mon

Looks like that's where he's headed; picked up the story in an Ohio paper while reading about a new Columbia LB.

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Date Posted: 21:42:42 12/11/17 Mon

Sorry to lose Boudreaux from the league but good for him. The ivies should be proud we can have our stars land on top teams. Xavier is ranked 10 th in the country right now so that’s a big move up from Dartmouth. I always liked watching him play and it looks like he will now be on a team where he can do well with other talent. Good luck to him.

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