NCAA graduation rates improving
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA says football and men's basketball players are becoming more productive in the classroom.
A one-year measurement, released Thursday, showed that 70 percent or more of Division I athletes who were freshmen in 2005-06 in those sports earned their diplomas -- the first time that has happened since the governing body started collecting data 11 years ago for the annual Graduation Success Rate.
Athletes in men's basketball graduated at a rate of 74 percent, ...
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