How pro and college basketball, taught in the classroom, opens a window on the wider world

Written by on March 31, 2023

A round-robin questionnaire on the best basketball game that you’ve ever experienced in-person on the first day of class. Course materials like Kendrick Lamar’s untitled unmastered album and the film Space Jam. Delving into the philosophy of basketball as one of the last free communal spaces in the world and how it’s an “antidote to isolation and loneliness.”

These are just a few of the many appeals of some basketball-centered classes taught at DI universities right now.

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