APR for non-AQ schools

The NCAA released its full academic progress rates today, and six non-AQ schools are faced with losing scholarships for poor academic performance.

ULM lost seven scholarships, while UTEP and Akron each lost four; FAU lost three and Idaho lost one. FIU also lost one after failing to meet conditions that would have waived the reduction.

Each Division I team calculates its APR each academic year, based on the eligibility and retention of each scholarship student-athlete. Teams scoring below certain thresholds can face penalties, including scholarship losses and restrictions on practice and competition. Rates are based on the past four years’ performance.

The NCAA announced last week that 14 schools had been honored with Public Recognition Awards for being in the top 10 percent of their sports with their APR scores. Air Force, Boise State, Middle Tennessee, Navy, Northern Illinois and Rice were the non-AQ schools recognized.

Here is a complete list of the non-AQ conferences and how their schools did. I have listed the schools based on the conference they played in for 2009-10.

Conference USA

Rice 983

UCF 971

Tulane 970

Marshall 947

East Carolina 943

Memphis 940

SMU 939

Houston 929

Southern Miss 928

Tulsa 927

UTEP 918 -- lost four scholarships

UAB 901


Northern Illinois 987

Miami (Ohio) 970

Western Michigan 963

Ohio 950

Central Michigan 943

Toledo 943

Ball State 942

Kent State 942

Bowling Green 941

Eastern Michigan 937

Temple 937

Buffalo 930

Akron 924 -- lost four scholarships

Mountain West

Air Force 978

TCU 972

Utah 956

Colorado State 948

New Mexico 947

UNLV 947

San Diego State 934

BYU 929

Wyoming 933


Boise State 981

Hawaii 959

Fresno State 952

Utah State 946

Louisiana Tech 944

Nevada 943

Idaho 923 -- lost one scholarship

San Jose State 931

New Mexico State 918

Sun Belt

Middle Tennessee 979

Western Kentucky 959

Arkansas State 943

Louisiana 943

FIU 936 -- lost one scholarship. (Failed to meet conditions that would have waived the penalty).

North Texas 932

Troy 932

FAU 920 -- lost three scholarhips

ULM 908 -- lost seven scholarships


Navy 978

Army 968