the one and done fix

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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    The one and done is horrible for college basketball and unfair to other players on the team and college atheletes in general. When a player commits to a school to play basketball their letter of intent should come with a length of time clause. If the player in question indicates he is a one and done then he is not eligible for scholarship. Scholarships are for student atheletes, not semi pro players, which is what one and done players actually are.

    If the player says he'll play for more than one year and then opts out for the NBA then he must repay the scholarship, he'll have the money if he makes the NBA. Seeing some kid who wants a college education and the only way he can afford it is through a scholarship, denied that scholarship because it was given to a one and done is just wrong. College athletics is supposed to be for students first, the school second, the alumni third, and everyone else last.
     
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    Colleges still make an awful lot of money off of that one and done player.

    If he is good enough to go pro he should turn pro. The Pros are using the Colleges as minor leagues ...it is not the players who created this system
     
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    This.
    Colleges and the Professional sports leagues should just admit to this and start paying a players tuition, room and board.
     
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    They already pay for that. College players should get a cut of endorsements and shoe contracts
     

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