UK Men's Basketball

May 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Jerry Tipton: Faculty member says academics an afterthought

The big debate surrounding Kentucky basketball this spring had been whether to renovate Rupp Arena or build a new homecourt in downtown Lexington. A more fundamental question resurfaced last week that dwarfed the arena chatter and cut to the heart of why UK exists. To entertain us with sports teams? Or educate our children?

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