IUPUI graduated players gaining perspective on court, in classroom


Most college basketball players end up using their skills in a profession that doesn’t take place on a basketball court. Three IUPUI players seem to understand that better than anyone.

Marcellus Barksdale, Khufu Najee and DavRon Williams are three grad students for the Jaguars, an unusually high number for a team.

The trio appear to have their priorities in order, and are taking their education beyond the classroom.

“Playing college ball and balancing that with graduate school has taught me life lessons,” Najee said. “And I’m only 22 years old.”

Check out the rest of the Indianapolis Business Journal story.

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