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Oklahoma posts strong numbers in latest APR figures released Wednesday

by Jason Kersey Published: May 14, 2014
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NORMAN — Oklahoma posted strong numbers across the board in the latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate figures, released Wednesday afternoon.

Programs must post an APR of 930 or higher over a four-year period to avoid NCAA penalties, and the lowest of OU’s programs was the wrestling team’s 949.

The Sooners’ scores in the biggest four sports — football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and baseball — were all above the national averages.

The highest score among OU’s programs was the women’s gymnastics team, which posted a perfect 1000. That squad won its first-ever national championship last month.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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