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Black NCAA players with Black head coaches more likely to graduate | TheGrio

Black NCAA players with Black head coaches more likely to graduate | TheGrio

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Study shows that Black coaches in the NCAA graduate 84.5 percent of their student-athletes; a rate higher than their white counterparts

The gap in graduation rates of Black and white NCAA Division I basketball players grew over the past year, according to a study of the male and female teams projected to make the NCAA Tournament had games not been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

However, Black NCAA players who have Black head coaches fared better.

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