There’s a simple question facing college basketball teams today: Is recruiting a potential one-and-done player worthwhile?
In a word: Yes.
The guys over at Rush the Court crunched the numbers from the last four seasons and determined that of the 35 one-and-dones during that time, 14 players weren’t worth the trouble, and one – Ohio State’s Kosta Koufos in 2008 – was a push.
That means nearly 60 percent were worthwhile. Chew on that for a minute.
No, none of those one-and-done players won a national title. But some schools – Kansas State, Marshall, USC – benefited from the added exposure, not just on-court results. But check out Rush the Court’s methodology if you like.
Can’t say I disagree with any of it.