Increase in academic cutline approved
University presidents and athletic administrators promised swift and serious action after their two-day NCAA retreat.
On Thursday, they delivered their first hammer.
Following up on the retreat's mandate to toughen academic standards, the NCAA Board of Directors voted to ban Division I teams with a four-year academic progress rate (APR) below 930 from participating in the postseason, including all NCAA tournaments and football bowl games.
It's a significant change ...
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