Academic Challenges and March Madness Success

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Education chief: Low grad rate should mean no tourney invite

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says NCAA basketball teams with poor graduation rates should not be allowed to participate in postseason tournaments.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says schools not on track to graduate at least half of their basketball players should not be allowed to compete in the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments.

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  1. This is absurd. The NCAA will never change those rules because Men’s basketball, along with football and baseball, are cash cows that they would never put at risk. Though there may be individuals that feel this way, until colleges and universities are willing to actually pay student athletes for their share of the revenue brought in, the best players and athletes will continue to be recruited, and will continue to be more valuable to the financial well-being of the school than any regular student, professor, department head, or dean at the same institution.

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