NCAA defends Connecticut ban
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- The NCAA defended its standard for academic performance Thursday that led to Connecticut's men's basketball team being banned from next year's postseason and has sparked concerns from members of Congress.
UConn faces a postseason ban because of several years of low scores on the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate. The school argues the penalty was applied retroactively and hurts current students, who had nothing to do with the low scores.
Six members of Connecticut's ...
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