Posts Tagged Higher education

Wildcats turn to Foster to lead them into season

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There were times last season that Marcus Foster felt like all eyes were on him.

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TCU’s Johnson finally has full roster to work with

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Third-year TCU coach Trent Johnson has been asked a few times this preseason why he is so happy and excited.

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Baylor hopes to break pattern after Sweet 16 again

Baylor has gotten into quite a pattern over the past few seasons, with deep NCAA tournament runs every other year.

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NCAA graduation rates improve; critics cry foul

NCAA President Mark Emmert responds to a question during an interview Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert keeps touting the record-breaking graduation rates of Division I athletes. Critics keep balking at the interpretation of those numbers, citing recent academic scandals.

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Pac-12 passes reforms for athletes

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 passed sweeping changes for athletes in all of the conference’s sports Monday, guaranteeing four-year scholarships, improving health care benefits and liberalizing transfer rules.

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