But as postseason bans for programs nationally (Connecticut men’s basketball), regionally (
Multi-year rates below 900 trigger penalties, but in 2014-15 that minimum becomes 930. A perfect APR is 1,000.
The APR considers athletes' retention and eligibility. The calculation is explained here.
Given those parameters, here are some observations culled from the database the NCAA posted with the latest, 2010-11, APRs on Wednesday:
* All of
Similarly, James Johnson inherits an academically accomplished men’s basketball program from deposed coach
But Tech's 2010-11 basketball rate of 942 was a marked drop after two consecutive years of a perfect 1,000.
With a 944 multi-year score, Cavaliers football is 10 points below the Bowl Subdivision average and No. 8 in the ACC. Every other Virginia program is 959 or better.
* More than half of
Football's multi-year average is 917. Massachusetts is next-to-last at 935.
Women’s basketball’s is 910. George Mason’s 948 is next-to-last. ODU’s 910 is the third-lowest among 342 Division I programs nationally, ahead of only
The Lady Monarchs were even worse in 2010-11, with an 891. All of these numbers were compiled under former coach Wendy Larry, leaving her successor, Karen Barefoot, with plenty of work.
* The 881 four-year average that makes Hampton University football ineligible for the 2012 playoff ranks tied for 240th nationally among 243 Division I programs. Only
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