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New NCAA chief: Draft rules on agenda

Updated: August 19, 2010, 4:17 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Incoming NCAA president Dr. Mark Emmert says he'd be interested in a baseball-style rule that would allow college basketball players to either enter the NBA draft out of high school, or commit to college for a set period of time before they are eligibile to be drafted.

Emmert, speaking with Mitch Levy on Seattle radio station KJR on Tuesday, said he would "persuasively" discuss the matter with NBA officials, including commissioner David Stern and NBA Players Association chief Billy Hunter. ...

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