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07:14 AM ET 05.27 | This offseason has become a silly season of sorts, with Indiana, Memphis, Oregon, Pittsburgh and Kansas profiting from a rule that allows immediately eligibility for players who have earned an undergraduate degree. The rule, which has sent Memphis' Tarik Black to KU and George Washington's Dave Pellom to Memphis -- also Arizona State's Evan Gordon to Indiana, UNLV's Mike Moser to Oregon and Marshall's DeAndre Kane to Pitt -- likely will be rescinded by next season. Why? The National Association of Basketball Coaches, of which KU's Bill Self is a board member, dislikes the spirit of the rule. "We have benefited. We've had others benefit who we compete against. I think it's a bad rule," KU coach Bill Self said Friday on Andy Katz's ESPNU college basketball show.

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May 27, 2013  08:53 AM ET

The rule was put in place so kids could pursue a different academic direction. Leave it to D1 coaches to make it all about athletics and recruit kids off other people's rosters.

May 27, 2013  08:55 AM ET

They tolerate one and done but don't want to tolerate this? smh

 
May 27, 2013  08:56 AM ET

...and hand fart, hand fart...

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