College, Inc.: NCAA

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/31/2012

Does March Madness success boost collegiate rankings?

Two economists from the University of Delaware run the numbers.

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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Much praise, and several penalties, for Division I academics

Academic performance is improving among Division I athletes. But several teams draw penalties for low Academic Progress Rates.

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Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 11/04/2010

NCAA grad rates rising; Loyola U. nearly perfect

Graduation rates for student athletes are rising, and at least one local university ranks among the top schools in the nation for college completion among Division I players. The National Collegiate Athletic Association reported late last month that 79 percent...

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)