University of Minnesota Basketball Scandal

Number 16069
Subject Colleges
Source Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)
State Minnesota
Year 1999
Publication Date Mar. 10 - Nov. 21, 1999
Summary A Pioneer Press investigative team used personal sources and a computer analysis of NCAA data to uncover vast evidence of academic fraud on the University of Minnesota men's basketball team. The newspaper found the team's members managed repeatedly to violate rules of academic honesty and still maintain the worst graduation rate in its league.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Pages 51
Keywords CAR; Jan Gangelhoff; tutor; academic counselor; Elayne Donahue; Big Ten League; boosters; Clem Haskins; athletic scholarships; Golden Gophers; Governor Jesse Ventura; National Collegiate Athletic Association
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