Graduation rates rise slightly in NCAA football, baseball, basketball
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ever so slightly, graduation rates for men's Division I basketball, baseball and football players are continuing to rise.
The NCAA released figures Wednesday tracking the graduation
rates at 318 Division I colleges and universities for athletes who
enrolled from 1997-2000. The overall rate for men and women in all
sports remained at 77 percent, but the individual rates for the
three poorest-performing groups of athletes -- men's basketball,
football and baseball ...
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