> > Doesn't Joe Smith have a 2.0 GPA? I thought that was the minimum
> > requirement to be academically eligible to play sports in the NCAA.
> > So if he doesn't have a 2.0, how come he's able to play for
> > Maryland?
> I know you have to have a 2.0 in high school, but other than that, I don't
> know what the requirement is in college.
The NCAA only requires that players be "in good academic standing." Member
schools determine what grade point average meets that criteria.
Needless to say, good academic standing at the University of Maryland and
Oklahoma St. (or at least for star basketball players) doesn't necessarily
mean a 2.0 GPA.
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