Poor Academic Scores Net Centenary And Chattanooga Postseason Bans

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Centenary's men's basketball team and the Tennessee-Chattanooga football team will face postseason bans next
season because of consistently poor academic scores.

It is the first time a school has been handed a postseason ban since the NCAA instituted the Academic Progress Rate, which measures academic eligibility, retention and graduation.

If scores don't improve next year, those schools could be stripped of Division I membership, the harshest penalty that can be imposed.

Ten teams received penalties in football and men's basketball - all could face scholarship losses or worse. Alabama-Birmingham and New Mexico State are the only ones competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 44487147 - kolotv.com/a?a=44487147