OT: Butler, Mich. St., WVU get top marks


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http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=5183738

Three of the men's Final Four teams -- the Bulldogs, Mountaineers and Michigan State -- made the NCAA's list of academic overachievers Wednesday while the national champs were left out.

The biggest surprise on the list: West Virginia, whose coach, Bob Huggins, has repeatedly been criticized for not taking academics seriously. Huggins’ Cincinnati teams had a 0.0 graduation rate for several seasons.

Four Penn State Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Award for High APR Score

http://www.gopsusports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/051210aab.html

[quote]The Nittany Lion basketball team was one of three Big Ten squads recognized and among only 11 honorees of the 73 programs who are members of BCS conferences.