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"[T]hat institutions need time to prepare, to make sure that all of their academic supports are in place, so that players and coaches are ready to meet the expectations of presidents and the NCAA. … I don't know that the ramp-up time is settled yet, in the discussions."
NCAA is not moving to raise APR minimum for 2012 tournament. Emmert said stories that indicated that was plan based on "miscommunication." Asked NCAA prez Mark Emmert if it was fair to change rules in middle of game, raise APR minimum to 900 for 2012 NCAA Tourney. His answer-No.