A federal appeals court yesterday overturned a lower court ruling in favor of minority student-athletes who claim the National Collegiate Athletic Association discriminates against them by using SAT scores to decide eligibility for freshman year play.
The ruling in Cureton v. NCAA says little about race or standardized tests, however, since the appellate court was concerned almost entirely with the threshold issue of whether such a lawsuit can be brought against the NCAA under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
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