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Friday, April 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Rider Women Ranked No. 1 In The Classroom

By Knight-Ridder

Last year’s smartest women’s basketball team was Rider College, according to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

The organization began compiling the nation’s highest grade-point averages in the sport and the Broncos, located in Lawrenceville, N.J., near Princeton, were No. 1.

Rider’s mark was 3.475 average, ahead of Wyoming, which was second with a 3.37 mark. The women’s squad also compiled the highest grade-point average of the 19 varsity sports in the school’s athletic program.

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