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  1. Oklahoma State Cowboys to lose practice days after APR falls belo...

    Jake Trotter and Mark Schlabach

    The Oklahoma State Cowboys will be practicing a little less this season because the program's Academic Progress Rate score has dropped below the NCAA's minimum standard.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
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  3. Six national champion teams get APR's top marks

    Six teams that have won national championships this school year have been recognized by the NCAA as academic overachievers.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  4. Eight NCAA tournament teams fall below graduation standard, study...

    An annual study of the schools in the men's NCAA tournament shows a slight increase in teams that fall below graduation rate standards.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  5. UConn Huskies expect to post perfect academic progress rate for b...

    Connecticut's men's basketball team, which was forced to sit out of last year's postseason because it failed to meet NCAA academic requirements in years past, has submitted a perfect academic progress rate for last season.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  6. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Toledo Rockets

    Jeff Haley

    Jeff Haley previews the 2013-14 season for the Toledo Rockets. An experienced Rockets team should be able to compete for a MAC title, but they need to improve their defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Memphis' coaching situation

    Andy Katz

    1. Conference USA will take 15 of its 16 teams to El Paso now that Florida International has been banned for the 2014 postseason because of a poor APR score. New FIU coach Anthony Evans knew this could occur. CUSA coaches and athletic directors had j...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: UConn gets APR on track

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA will have a portal available in July on its website for Final Four sites to make proposals for 2017-2020; a decision on sites for those years will be made later in 2014. The NCAA won't put any restrictions on the proposals, meaning that a...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. The APR may be flawed, but it works

    Eamonn Brennan

    With the possible exception of the NCAA itself (emphasis on "possible") no one thinks the Academic Progress Rate is perfect. There is a simple reason for this: It isn't. The metric the NCAA uses to quantify academic performance among Division I te...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  10. UConn Huskies qualify academically for men's basketball postseaso...

    Connecticut's men's basketball team, which was barred from the 2013 postseason because of past problems with its Academic Progress Rate, has qualified academically for next year's NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  11. 3-point shot: APR ban shuts out legit teams

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's APR postseason penalty ban is no joke and has taken three legit teams out of contention for a NCAA tournament berth as well as eliminated two NIT spots. UConn would have been an NCAA team and if for some reason the Huskies weren't then ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. Connecticut Huskies basketball program has graduation rate of 11 ...

    The NCAA says that Connecticut's basketball program -- already banned from the postseason for failing to meet other academic standards -- has a graduation rate of just 11 percent.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  13. The case for getting rid of APR

    Jay Bilas

    I believe in high standards, and I believe in a high bar in the pursuit of excellence in any endeavor. I believe in those principles with specific regard to the pursuit of excellence in education. I think most reasonable people would share that view....

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  14. Why the NCAA needs to get rid of the APR - NCB

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas argues his case for why the NCAA needs to get rid of the APR, and why individual institutions should be left to set and enforce their own standards.

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  15. Poorer schools feeling brunt of APR -- men's college basketball

    Myron Medcalf

    HBCUs and other low-resource institutions are expected to meet the same APR standards as their rich brethren, with essentially none of the academic support systems in place at the bigger schools. The NCAA has tried to help, but it's time to do more.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  16. As standards increase, so does pressure for academic support staf...

    Robbi Pickeral

    As the eligibility standards increase and the APR penalty becomes real, the pressure is turned up on the small army of staffers tasked with helping athletes manage their academics.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  17. Ideas on how NCAA should approach transfer rule - NCB

    Doug Gottlieb

    Doug Gottlieb gives his suggestions for how the NCAA should handle its transfer policies.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012