This past season's freshman crop was unique. Don't expect the one-and-dones to be as prevalent in college hoops this coming season. But it doesn't take much to turn the youngsters to the NBA draft, writes Dana O'Neil.
Redshirt freshman Bill Walker scored 22 points, true freshmen Jacob Pullen and Ron Anderson also reached double figures, and Kansas State's Kiddie Corps moved on in the NCAA tournament, beating Mayo-led USC 80-67 in the opening round Thursday night.
The Jimmy V doubleheader was billed as a superstar showdown of freshman phenoms. Instead, Derrick Rose, O.J. Mayo and Michael Beasley played like, well, freshmen as all three struggled, writes Heather Dinich.