Up in arms over college basketball

Callahan, Tom
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p23
Focuses on controversy over the academic connection in college basketball. National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) efforts to legislate minimum entrance requirements and maximum numbers of scholarships; Cries of racism to the proposal by small association of black coaches; Walkout staged by Georgetown's John Thompson over the NCAA's Proposition 42, which set an arbitrary standard for college board scores that student athletes were bound to meet.


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