Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Nerlens Noel, the freshman forward/center for Kentucky, has a fantastic name and great haircut. Aside from that, he is a hell of a basketball player and has been developing for his future career in the NBA. Noel followed Anthony Davis' footsteps to Kentucky to be the next defensive center to win over NBA scouts league-wide. Tuesday night, his fate may have been altered. And I would argue that not only was Noel's fate altered but possibly college basketball as a whole. Noel landed awkwardly on his knee after aggressively pursuing a fast break attempt. He was screaming in pain and was helped off the court by his teammates. Even without knowing the extent of his injury, the reality is that this injury could have major effects. "One and done" has become a phrase that is linked to college basketball and the way it is viewed. The top few recruits every year are known to only have interested in their one year of college as a stepping stone to their career in the NBA. No...
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