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    If you follow college basketball closely you will know of the one and done rule that plagues players and college universities. If you have never heard of this rule it basically states that any player wanting to go into the NBA must first complete one year of college. According to Alex Berg of USA Today, the NCAA has drifted away further than ever from the literal meaning of student-athletes. Now, high-profile basketball players are being treated as guests(Berg). This can cause the university 's graduation rate to lower. Players cannot handle the maturation level nor the physical abilities to be considered the best players. Is that one extra season really worth all it is cracked up to be? I think that is worth it making the students attend class…

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    In December 1891, Dr. James Naismith created a game called basketball. Basketball is defined as a game played by two teams of five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end, with points being scored by shooting the ball through the opponent 's basket. Since 1891, basketball has taken the world over by storm. From the United States of America to China, basketball is among the most popular sports to play and watch in the world. Dr. Naismith created this game in…

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    One-and-Dones in College Basketball Players who play only one year in college basketball helps players develop their game before going pro, but they are missing out on a higher education and lowering the standards of the college game. College Basketball has been receiving criticism on how many years a player has to stay in school. For all other major sports it is a three year minimum that you have to stay in college, however basketball is different. NBA created a rule that made it to where high…

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    The most recent college sporting event I have attended is the 2017 PAC 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, which is the annual concluding tournament for the NCAA college basketball in the PAC 12 Conference. The dates for this four day tournament were March 8-11, 2017, the times varied for different sessions and rounds with the earliest game starting at 12pm PT and the latest game starting at 8:30pm PT. The first round and quarterfinal round both consisted of four games each, while the semifinal…

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    When it comes to college basketball I am a Carolina loving type of guy, my room is decorated all over with UNC merchandise. I’ve been to one basketball game at UNC and it was a blast. On the day of the game, I was very anxious to leave and get to the school because Carolina is my dream college and i will hopefully receive a scholarship to attend there when I graduate. I remember this day as though it was yesterday, I wore Carolina attire from head to toe, even my baby brother was dressed out for…

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    can witness the Golden State Warriors orchestrate their playmaking ability to create an open shot. However, the basketball world wasn’t alike back in their heydays acquiring a meager amount of deals in order to televise their games. In addition, having only 17 teams during the birth of the NBA. But, due to the NBA’s progress from 1949 till today, it has demonstrated immense promises which significantly changed the game of basketball from different aspects towards the college players, major…

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    Are you aware of the name of the first high school basketball prodigy who went from high school straight to the professional level? His name was Moses Malone, and he was not drafted into the NBA,(National Basketball Association) but into the ABA (American Basketball Association) once the NBA’s top contender in the world of basketball, especially in the mid to late 1900s. The ABA is very well known for grooming some of the most highly touted basketball prospects in the late 20th century. College…

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    College Basketball Vs Nba

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    Many significant rules were added the the game of basketball throughout the 50s and 60s. In 1951, the lane or key’s width was changed from 6 feet to 12 feet (Evolution). This allowed a greater chance for a team to be able to rebound. The game was dominated by tall men at the time and it was tough to rebound. This made it much easier. Later in 1954, a 24 second shot clock was introduced into the NBA (Evolution). If a team did not shoot the ball within 24 seconds, the ball would be turned over to…

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    Students packed into the Performance Gym on Friday, November 13th to watch the Blair Madness event. As college basketball programs around the country have put on Midnight Madness events - including high flying dunks, three pointers and an intra squad scrimmage, Blair decided to follow suit with its Blair Madness. In the gym, the vibe was electric. As Jack Saxton reflected, “I really liked the atmosphere. Everyone was really pumped up!" Up first was the three point shooting contest. Contestants…

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    One and Done Rule Many believe that The One and Done Rule, which is when a college basketball player only stays for a year and then leaves for the NBA, should be thrown out. They believe that the players should have to stay at least two years in college and get a degree. The One and Done Rule is ultimately harmful to student athletes and the university because it forces college teams to completely rebuild their roster on an annual basis, playing only one year of college basketball does not…

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