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HBU Huskies men's and women's hoops and NCAA's Academic Progress Rate (APR)

UPDATED: May 10, 2019 -- 1:17 p.m. CT

POSTED: May 10, 2019 -- 12:07 p.m. CT

Earlier this week, the NCAA announced the Academic Progress Rate (APR) for all of its Division I member institutions for the 2017-'18 academic year as well as the overall four-year APR ending with the 2017-'18 academic year.

NOTE: A perfect APR score is 1000.

The four-year rates include student-athletes who were in school between the 2014-15 and 2017-18 academic years. The four year rate for men's basketball was 967 and 982 for women's basketball.

According to the NCAA, the "APR holds institutions accountable for the academic progress of their student-athletes through a team-based metric that accounts for the eligibility and retention of each student-athlete for each academic term."

Here's how the APR is calculated:

Example:

10 players finish the term academically eligible and are retained for the spring semester. 10 x (2 of 2) = 20 of 20.

1 player is retained for the spring semester buy is academically ineligible. 1 x (1 of 2) = 1 of 2

1 player leaves the institution while academically eligible. 1 x (1 of 2) = 1 of 2

1 player leaves the institution while academically ineligible. 1 x (0 of 2) = 0 of 2.

Semester Total: 22 of 26.

APR Calculation: 22 / 26 = 0.846. 0.846 x 1000 = 846 APR.

Teams must earn a four-year average APR of 930 to compete in championships.

Men's Basketball | Women's Basketball

Academic Year
APR
Multiyear
Academic Year
APR
Multiyear
2004-'05 N/A N/A 2004-'05 N/A N/A
2005-'06 N/A N/A 2005-'06 N/A N/A
2006-'07 N/A N/A 2006-'07 N/A N/A
2007-'08 N/A N/A 2007-'08 N/A N/A
2008-'09 N/A N/A 2008-'09 N/A N/A
2009-'10 885 885 2009-'10 941 941
2010-'11 957 918 2010-'11 895 920
2011-'12 941 925 2011-'12 935 926
2012-'13 877 913 2012-'13 946 931
2013-'14 962 932 2013-'14 983 941
2014-'15 1000 953 2014-'15 1000 966
2015-'16 959 957 2015-'16 1000 983
2016-'17 941 975 2016-'17 984 991
2017-'18 938 970 2017-'18 984 992

As noted in the above table, the HBU Huskies men's basketball team had an APR of 938 in the 2017-'18 academic year and an APR of 970 for the multiyear four-year period from 2014-'15 to 2017-'18.

As noted in the above table, the HBU Huskies women's basketball team had an APR of 984 in the 2017-'18 academic year and an APR of 992 for the multiyear four-year period from 2014-'15 to 2017-'18.


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