college basketball reaps what it sows

This is the same problem that baseball and soccer have been facing for awhile. Veteran teams that play together can overcome youthful stars because the best players go pro or leave school early. It creates a ripple that lowers the quality of the game at the college level. And requires coaches to coach differently.

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But as well as those veteran teams have played in raising their programs to this level, the bigger issue might be that The Establishment programs have gotten worse. The best players come and go too quickly — and often are hard to coach for the brief period of time they’re in school.

As we started to have kids leave earlier and earlier, I think what it’s done … there’s been less and less power teams,

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