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NCAA enforces academic requirements

2 years ago Thursday, June 21, 2012 5:07:30 AM CDT June 21, 2012 Thursday, June 21 2012 Jun 21, 2012 in Sports

The NCAA seems to be getting serious about its new academic requirements for college basketball teams.

On Wednesday, a record 10 men's basketball teams including three-time national champion Connecticut were banned from this year's NCAA tournament because of poor Academic Progress Rate scores.

Joining the Huskies on the sideline next March will be Arkansas-Pine Bluff, California-Riverside, Cal State Bakersfield, Jacksonville State, Mississippi Valley State, North Carolina-Wilmington, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Toledo and Towson.

The APR measures the classroom performance of every Division I team.

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