May 11, 2007
NCAA Penalizes 112 Teams for Academic Problems
Vast majority of programs escape punishment, but next year could be different, group warns
In the heap of numbers the National Collegiate Athletic Association released last week announcing the latest academic successes and failures of college athletes, three numbers stood out: 44, 40, and 35.
Those were the surprisingly large percentages of men's basketball, football, and baseball teams, respectively, that could face sanctions next year for failing to meet the NCAA's Academic