College hoops confidential

Eighty-seven anonymous players on dating the coach's daughter and the NBA draft

Originally Published: November 1, 2013
By Staff | ESPN The Magazine

IF YOU DESPISE the one-and-done rule, well, join the club. In a survey of 87 college players from across the country, 19 percent said the NBA draft has ruined college hoops, with most blaming the 2005 rule that essentially forces star preps to go to college for at least one year. "You can't build programs anymore -- you can only build teams," says an ACC player. Then again, 80 percent also admitted that if they were a coach, they'd feast on one-year wonders too. "The reality is, ...

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