One-and-done is what it is in college hoops

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One-and-done is what it is in college hoops
January 14, 2014, 8:15 pm
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It's no secret that NCAA basketball has been a launching pad for the NBA. Year after year, the list of players declaring for the draft following their freshman season has grown.

Forwards Jabari Parker of Duke, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid of Kansas and Kentucky's Julius Randle -- all freshman -- are projected to be taken in the Top 5 of June's NBA Draft. 

[MORE: NBA assistant -- Jabari Parker would be best player on Utah Jazz]

College Basketball Talk's Rob Dauster checked in on SportsNet Central Tuesday night to discuss the "one-and-done" topic and doesn't think it's necessarily a bad thing for college basketball. For somebody like Parker, the risk is far too high to stay for a sophomore season.

"I don't think there's a scenario that he comes back," Dauster said. "He's going to end up being a Top 3 pick. We've seen it over and over again. You end up coming back, you risk falling in the draft, it's a life-changing amount of money. If you come back for that second season after you're already projected as a lottery pick, or a Top 5 pick or whatever, instead of people looking at what you can do, you end up having scouts critique you on what you can't do."

Check out the video above, and let us know if you think the NCAA should change their stance on allowing freshman to leave after one season. 

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