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A school-record seven North Texas teams earned a perfect score for the 2017-18 academic year, according to the Academic Progress Rate report released by the NCAA Wednesday. Since the NCAA began reporting APR data in 2005, North Texas has never more than six teams with a perfect score in one academic year. Posting a perfect 1,000 for the 2017-18 season were men's golf, women's golf, men's cross country, women's basketball, swimming & diving, tennis and volleyball. For men's and women's golf, women's basketball, and tennis, this was the seconded year in a row to report a perfect single
from the cavalcade of whimsy: There aren’t going to be enough bowl eligible teams again, and if there are, it’s going to be really, really close. That means it’ll be up to the Academic Progress Rate again to determine which five-win teams are worthy of a post-season exhibition. Last year, Nebraska (vs. UCLA), San Jose State (vs. Georgia State) and Minnesota (vs. Central Michigan) all stepped up and won their respective bowl games. This year, here’s the Cavalcade Top Ten Ranking of Teams With 5-7 Potential That Might Care About Their APR. 1. Duke, APR: 995 2. Northwestern, 992
Interesting that the team we played in the bowl can not participate in a bowl this coming year. Also -- we ought to keep an eye on their roster for Texas players looking to get home as they can transfer without waiting out a season. There's at least a couple who I wouldn't mind see wearing green this year. http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/dennis-dodd/24536786/unlvs-bowl-ban-exposes-hypocrisy-of-apr-as-deterrent-for-big-schools
NCAA Increased Academic Policies in 2016 ...... In a recent move by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors, academics are very soon going to be dramatically changed and the landscape of college athletics will forever be different. Starting with the upcoming high school freshman class, the class of 2016, there will be a major shift into what GPA is required for a high school graduate to be eligible for participation into Division I sports entering college. Instead of the minimum 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0) scale in core classes, the minimum GPA will now be a 2.3 GPA. Please note there will still