Found March 23, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
This is probably not the kind of distraction that the Kentucky Wildcats were hoping for the night before their big Sweet 16 rematch with the Indiana Hoosiers. On Thursday multiple sources claimed that freshman forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will enter the 2012 NBA Draft after the Wildcats’ season ends. I’m assuming Kentucky’s fans all just did a collective face-palm. Especially when you consider that earlier this season head coach John Calipari claimed he disliked the “one-and-done” rule and wished more players stayed in school. Uh, John? Simple solution: If you want your players to stay longer, recruit kids more likely to stay in school. One source said the following about Kidd-Gilchrist: “He hopes he’ll be able to announce right after they win the NCAA championship. But even if they don’t win it all, he’s coming. He knows he’s going to be a top-five pick. He can’t pass that up.” The player later responded on Twitter by saying he had no idea where the report was coming
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