Kentucky—#2 ranked team in the NCAA Division I basketball tournament. Graduation rates for Black basketball student-athletes is 18% and 100% for white student-athletes None:
Tue, Mar 16, 2010 4:02 PM EDT

With March Madness starting this week, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, at the University of Central Florida released "Keeping Score When It Counts: Graduation Rates for 2010 NCAA Men's Divsion I Basketball Tournament Teams." This study compares the overall graduation rates of white and Black student-athletes. The study found that: ncaa_grad_03_16_10.gif Universities need to start valuing Black athlete-students for more than just their free-throw averages.