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UConn's Shabazz Napier: Graduation Was "More Important Than Winning A National Championship"

2014 is a good year for UConn point guard Shabazz Napier. In early April he won his second national championship at UConn after a magical run through the NCAA Tournament, and Thursday night he is expected to be picked in the first round of the NBA Draft. However, there was a third event that tops both of those, in Napier's mind.

">June 25, 2014

While the relationship between academics and athletics at the college level is being hotly debated in court and in the public discourse right now, no matter what you think about the NCAA, it is nice to see a top college athlete valuing his education.