June 1, 2007
INDIANAPOLIS - Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli ha been named by the NCAA to a panel that is charged with developing strategies to enhance academic performance and graduation rates in Division I men's basketball.
Martelli is one of seven coaches on the panel, which also consists of athletic directors, conference commissioners and presidents.
Other coaches joining Martelli in this Basketball Academic Enhancement Group are Jim Boeheim (Syracuse), Paul Hewitt (Georgia Tech), Bo Ryan (Wisconsin), Herb Sendek (Arizona State), Cy Alexander (Tennessee State) and Ron Hunter (IUPUI).
The group is expected to make recommendations to the Division I Board of Directors by the end of 2008.