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Graduation Rates Of NCAA Tournament Teams Shine Light On Program Priorities
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Graduation Rates Of NCAA Tournament Teams Shine Light On Program Priorities

March 29th, 2017 | by Javier Morales
The Final Four in Phoenix this week will not include Dayton, Bucknell, Northwestern and Kent State or Notre Dame, but in the game of life, those schools are winning more than most.  Those programs graduate the most players,...
The NCAA’s Representative Model Has Become Anything But Representative
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The NCAA’s Representative Model Has Become Anything But Representative

March 28th, 2017 | by College AD
The landscape in the world of college athletics has never been described better than with the words of one of the most respected and astute philosophers of our era, Pogo.  “We have met the enemy and he is us.”  I think if...
Unnecessarily Large Bonuses Come At The Detriment Of Their Programs
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Unnecessarily Large Bonuses Come At The Detriment Of Their Programs

March 23rd, 2017 | by Javier Morales
Imagine Michigan placing the compiled $100,000 worth of bonuses for coach John Beilein in the NCAA tournament toward operating costs instead. That is how much Beilein has made for the Wolverines advancing to the Sweet 16. The...
The Financial Windfall of Making the MBB NCAA Tournament
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The Financial Windfall of Making the MBB NCAA Tournament

March 6th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis
At this point in the NCAA men’s basketball season, the field for the end-of-season NCAA tournament is becoming clearer with each passing day. One major surprise this year is the probable inclusion of Northwestern, which has...
Despite The Evolution Of College Athletics, Villanova Proves Glory Is Still Earned
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Despite The Evolution Of College Athletics, Villanova Proves Glory Is Still Earned

April 7th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Villanova is the anti-one-and-done,anti-Power-5 establishment program that just won a national title over a North Carolina program embroiled in alleged academic improprieties. The hard-working, mostly unheralded Wildcats are...
NCAA Addresses Its Dome Problem
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NCAA Addresses Its Dome Problem

April 7th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
As the curtain falls on another fantastic college basketball season, my attention is already shifting toward the NCAA’s recent announcement that it will soon correct one of the biggest issues facing its premier annual event. I...
Will Record TV Numbers Hurt Attendance?
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Will Record TV Numbers Hurt Attendance?

April 1st, 2015 | by Cody Junot
Kentucky and Notre Dame played a masterful, all time classic game Saturday night in the Elite Eight. With its last second win, Kentucky stayed undefeated and reserved a spot in the Final Four. But the game was much more than an...