For the past few months we've been chronicling the rise and fall of many of the top prospects for the 2012 NBA draft -- including a host of freshmen sensations like Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
But not every talented freshman is having the season Davis or Kidd-Gilchrist are having, and a few look like they'd be much better off doing what Harrison Barnes and Jared Sullinger did last year -- returning for their sophomore seasons.
I asked a number of NBA scouts which freshmen should stay in school. Here's a look at five freshmen who scouts thought would be wise to pass on this year's draft:
Andre Drummond, C, UConn
Drummond will be the most controversial guy on the list because scouts widely acknowledge he'll be a top-5 pick if he declares based on upside alone. Drummond has NBA size and athleticism. But as a basketball player, he's very much a work in progress.
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