Last week, five University of Miami teams earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for Academic Progress Rate scores that were among the top-10 percent in their sport nationally.
Today the NCAA announced the full APR scores for every institution and the University of Miami was once again among the most accomplished programs.
• UM, Northwestern and Duke are the only three BCS schools to record an APR score of 980 or better in football, men’s basketball and baseball.
• The men’s basketball team recorded a score of 980.
• The baseball program earned a perfect score of 1,000.
• In football, UM posted a 980 score.
• Since 2004-05, men’s basketball, football and baseball have increased their APR scores every year. Men’s basketball began at 929 in 2004-05 and is now at 980. Football began at 956 seven years ago and is now at 980. Baseball was at 929 in 2004-05 and had a perfect score of 1,000 this year.
• Men’s diving, women’s cross country and women’s golf joined the baseball team with perfect scores of 1,000.
• Ten of Miami’s 18 programs scored 980 or better out of a possible 1,000 points.
• Nine UM teams — baseball, men’s basketball, football, men’s diving, men’s tennis, men’s indoor track and field, women’s cross country, women’s golf and volleyball — have a 70th percentile or higher national rank within their sports.