Thirty of the sixty-five teams that qualified for the Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament do not meet the minimal academic requirements defined by the NCAA. Graduation Madness is an effort to encourage corporate sponsors — who make millions by adorning these athletes with their company logos — to improve the academic success of collegiate basketball players using market forces. Please take action now, using the form on the right.
Use the form in the upper right to tell Nike, Adidas, and Reebok to get off the academic sidelines!
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As consumers, we request that Nike, Adidas, and Reebok sign on to the following statement of principles:
1. We recognize that as a sponsor, our company has a shared responsibility to ensure that collegiate basketball players graduate.
2. We pledge to provide financial incentives to our sponsored schools that consistently exceed minimal academic standards, as defined by the NCAA.
3. We pledge to terminate sponsorship deals with schools that consistently fail to meet minimal academic standards, as defined by the NCAA.
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