The police can’t use DNA testing up there, or, Elmont, stop playing that banjo, climb out of that tree and get to class..

According to THIS article on ESPN.com, Eastern Kentucky had a ZERO percent graduation rate for its basketball team that recently exited from the NCAA tournament. Forty-one Division One schools didn’t graduate any black players, but EKU appears to have the distinction of being an equal opportunity non-dispenser of sheepskins for all players

Our crime-lab SEC partner to the east, The U. of T. (give me a ‘U’, give me a, uh, wait a minute, I think I got it*), had a sparkling rate of 10%. Maryland, UNLV and The University of Memphis all had, at least somewhat, better graduation percentage.

Vandy has traditionally had a good rate, but they weren’t listed in this article. For what it’s worth, Holy Cross goes to the head of the graduating class, with 86%.

Kinda makes you think that the athletes in many schools should be getting paid for their work, considering that actual education doesn’t appear to be a priority.

*My friend Big Orange Michael is certainly a literate exception to this obvious slur of U.T.

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2 responses to “The police can’t use DNA testing up there, or, Elmont, stop playing that banjo, climb out of that tree and get to class..

  1. I love your headline, here.
    I laughed out loud.

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