I’m rooting for two teams in the NCCA basketball tournament. The University of Missouri (I graduated from Mizzou’s world famous journalism school) and San Diego State University, which is a 10-minute drive from my house.
With the tournament revving up on St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to share a post that I wrote for my CBS MoneyWatch college blog that explores how many of these basketball players are graduating with degrees. I am sharing part of the post and you can find the link to the rest of it at the bottom…
A special wag of the finger goes to the University of Arizona, which only managed to graduate one out of every five basketball players. What’s up with that?
On the flip side, congratulations are in order for seven teams which managed to graduate every single player.
Here is the rest of the post: