APR recognition for a seventh-straight year

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – For the seventh-straight year, BYU men’s basketball has received public recognition from the NCAA for earning an Academic Progress Rate (APR) score in the top 10 percent of all NCAA Division I men’s basketball programs.

The NCAA’s APR calculation includes eligibility, retention and graduation to provide a clear picture of the academic culture of each sport.

The Cougars are one of just eight men’s basketball programs to receive recognition for its APR scores for seven-straight seasons and the only school to reach the NCAA Tournament and receive public recognition in each of the last six seasons.

The following is a list of the eight NCAA Division I men’s basketball programs to receive public recognition from the NCAA for a top 10 percent APR score for the last six seasons.

  • Belmont
  • BYU
  • Brown
  • Columbia
  • Davidson
  • Holy Cross
  • Princeton
  • Navy