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In the Spring of 1978, Mr. Ross was a promising senior basketball player at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas. Sometime during his senior year in high school, he accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Creighton and to play on its varsity basketball team. Creighton is an academically superior university. Mr. Ross comes from an academically disadvantaged background. At the time of his enrollment at Creighton, Mr. Ross was at an academic level far below that of the average Creighton student.

For example, in the past, football teams played fewer than ten games per season, but the NCAA now allows Division I schools to play twelve regular-season games, plus postseason bowl games. More games mean more travel, which, in turn, means less time spent in the classroom for student-athletes. In the midst of “March Madness,” as viewers around the country tune in to men’s basketball tournaments hosted by individual conferences, such as the Pac-10, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and the NCAA men’s tournament, New York Times columnist William Rhoden pondered: “When do [these athletes] study?

28 • Would college sports be as exciting if only the best students could compete, rather than the best athletes? CntrPnt1 32 12/31/03 10:17 AM Page 32 AMATEUR ATHLETICS as they do about sports under the current system. The Ivy League schools in the United States, such as Harvard and Yale, used to be powerhouses in intercollegiate football; however, they have abandoned this reputation in favor of something more closely resembling the sports philosophy of Cambridge and Oxford. Yet, even without star football players, the annual Harvard-Yale game still serves as a rallying point for students at both universities.

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