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June 27, 2008
New freshman class has NBA potential
Is it too soon to talk about the 2008-09 freshman class?
Hardly, especially not the day after the NBA Draft in which five of the first seven picks were one-and-done players.
Since the NBA instituted a minimum-age requirement of 19 two years ago, the NBA Draft has become a sort of freshman prom, with young men putting on their best suits and hoping some NBA team will take them home.
With that thought in mind, let's take a look at the five incoming freshmen most likely to be one and done and at or near the top of the 2009 Draft.
Bob McClellan is the college basketball editor for Rivals.com. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.