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Otto Porter - So SF - Georgetown - Top 5
Ben Mclemore - Fr SG - KU - Top 5
Shabazz Muhammad - Fr G - UCLA - Top 5
Anthony Bennett - FR SF - UNLV - Top 10
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Gorgui Dieng - JR C - Louisville - Mid to late first Round
Lorenzo Brown - JR PG - NC State - Late first round
Steven Adams - FR C - Pitt - Late 1st Round
Allen Crabbe - JR SG - Cal - Late 1st
Tony Mitchell - So F - North Texas - Late first to early 2nd
Ricky Ledo - Fr SG - Providence - Late first to early 2nd
Reggie Bullock - JR SF - North Carolina - Late first to early 2nd
Ray McCallum Jr. - JR PG - Detroit - Early-Mid 2nd
Andre Roberson - JR Sf - Colorado - Early-Mid 2nd
Deshaun Thomas - JR SF - Ohio State - Early-Mid 2nd.
Myck Kabongo - So PG - Texas - Early-Mid 2nd
Tim Hardaway Jr - JR SG - Michigan - 2nd Round
BJ Young - SO SG - Arkansas - 2nd Round
CJ Leslie - Jr F - NC State - 2nd Round
Tony Snell - JR SF - New Mexico - 2nd Round
Phil Pressey - Jr SG - Missouri - 2nd round
Eric Moreland - Jr PF - Oregon State - Late 2nd Round
Dewayne Dedmon - JR C - USC - 2nd Round to Undrafted
CJ Aiken - JR PF - St. Joseph's - 2nd Round to Undrafted
Vander Blue - Jr PG - Marquette - 2nd Round to Undrafted
Grant Jarret - FR PF - Arizona - 2nd Round to Undrafted
Amath M'Baye - Jr SF - Oklahoma - Undrafted
Norvelle Pelle - Fr PF - Iona - Undrafted
Marshawn Powell - JR PF - Arkansas - Undrafted
Adonis Thomas - So SF - Memphis - Undrafted
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Alex Poythress - UK
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This post has been edited 38 times, most recently by Braintrust 12 months ago
Will these kids ever learn?
Really don't understand most of the kids who are supposed to be undrafted. Especially the FRESHMAN from Iona. at least the other ones are juniors so maybe they have their degree already.
The thought of playing a healthy Kentucky team next year in wherever our game is played will be tough if a fair number of those people stay.
Some of these kids could really just be trying to get out of more college classes. Some people either aren't intellectually ready or too lazy to do them. Not to mention that their families could probably use extra money if they came from poverty.
In my opinion kids shouldn't have to go to college and should be able to go right to the NBA. However, if they elect to go to college they should have to earn a degree before they are eligible for the draft whether that takes three or four years.
Agree. This one and done shit is horrible.
Norvelle Pelle - Fr PF - Iona - Undrafted ?
Kids are stupid.
Michigan State University is the university of Michigan
So as it stands right now, most of those kids will be taking their talents to the D League.
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Yep. He's a freshman, declared early, and is projected to be undrafted. Not even close to being on draft boards
He was the top center in the 2011 class (#23 overall). He had some big offers (Kansas, UCLA) but didn't qualify academically. He never played at Iona. His only option at this point is to go pro.
Edit: I'll point out that Rivals didn't have Anthony Davis or Zeller has centers for some reason.
This post was edited by SpartanBoiler 12 months ago
That's certainly part of it. There are plenty of kids playing college basketball who don't get things done in the classroom. Except in North Carolina that means you have to leave early.
It should be noted that these kids can still withdraw their name until 2 weeks from today and that the deadline to declare is 4/30
This post was edited by Sparty2QP 12 months ago
For some it's a living and all they want if family and kids are a factor
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As far as I know it was a real issue with the 1 and done's. They would tank the 2nd semester after basketball. If kids were tanking anyway and felt they couldnt get back to being eligible again then their clear choice would have to be the draft even though it may not be a smart decision. Really my only point is that it's not always clear cut why people do the things they do and in this specific case we dont know each individual's situation.
Closer to home we could say that it was not a good idea for Gholston or Sims to go, but for some unknown reason they made their choice and now will live with it.
Yeah, this has been Bobby Knight's argument for a long time. Basically, if a kid knows he's turning pro, he doesn't have to go to class the 2nd semester of his last year of college unless the coaching staff forces him to do so (checking to see if he's attending class, making him go to tutors, suspending players if grades aren't kept up, etc, etc). There are a lot of coaches who don't do these things and their players basically don't have to go to class once they pass their first semester classes. Grades don't come out until long after basketball season is over.
On the other hand, I know Izzo and his assistants keep on kids to make sure they're going to class. When I was in school, I had some classes with Jason Richardson and it was basically assumed he was going pro after the 2001 NCAA tournament. That being said, I remember seeing Izzo and other assistants standing outside my classroom from time to time just to make sure Jason and some of the other basketball players in the class were in attendance. It wasn't every day, but I'd guess it was at least once a week that I'd see someone from the basketball coaching staff double checking on the kids.
And if the good Lord’s willin’,
I’m a keep on chillin’,
refillin’ and flyin’ high
And for many one and dones, you know damn well that first semester course load isn't filled with classes like "Intro to Organic Chemistry" or "Calculus I."
More like Phys Ed classes such as "Intro to Track & Field Coaching," or gut classes like "Geology: Rocks for Jocks" and "Math for UK Basketball Players - Subtraction: Addition's Tricky Friend."
How many MSU players do you think typically take a calculus class no matter how long they are in school ?
Quite frankly I'm surprised that more kids aren't taking the Brandon Jennings route.
A lot of players are leaving NC State early, the 2 early entries here and the FR G Purvis who is transferring.
Is calculus not a requirement? I thought that everyone at least has to take a survey or calculus or some shit.
Maybe Drew Naymick.
From my experience, some have real majors and "real" classes. Others have been geared towards a "softer" course load. Of course I was a student in Jud's time. I recall Jesse Hall's fall quarter schedule his freshman year.
Alex Poythress returning to UK
Steven Adams going to the draft, after originally saying he's staying
You should edit your original post as well with each declaration.
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