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Although Rose's lone season in College has been wiped from the Record Books (Which is completely
unfair, and only happened as the result of a rule I think the NBA shouldn't even have - The Age Limit), his collegiate career was far more spectacular than John Wall's.
Statistically, Wall was the better player.
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|Name ||GP ||MPG ||PPG ||FG% ||3FG% ||FT% ||APG ||RPG ||BPG ||SPG
|John Wall ||37 ||34.8 ||16.6 ||46.1 ||32.5 ||75.4 ||6.5 ||4.3 ||.5 ||1.8
|Derrick Rose ||40 ||29.2 ||14.9 ||47.7 ||33.7 ||71.2 ||4.7 ||4.5 ||.4 ||1.2
However, stats don't tell the whole story. John Wall's Kentucky team, led by the same coach as Rose's Memphis team, finished their season at 35-3. Rose's team, finished the season at 38-2. The
latter team, however, made it to the National Championship during one of the toughest March Madness' in recent memory. Many of the players featured on these teams are studs in the NBA now.
Personally, I can't see any team from the 07-08 Final Four losing to any team from the 09-10 Final Four. Rose's team came within a free throw of winning the national championship, a testament to his leadership ability. Wall's team flamed out during the Elite 8Another point to consider is the teammates of the respective players. Besides Rose, the next best player on the Tigers was Chris Douglas-Roberts, a less than stellar NBA player now who was a late round draft pick. Wall's team? Almost a Prep All-Star team of sorts, with lottery pick DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Bledsoe, another 1st rounder.
As far as leadership goes, it is clear Rose is superior in this regard from their College careers