MSU football and men’s cross-country teams recieve postseason ban

by Benjamin McKnight, III, Editor-In-Chief of The MSU SpokesmanThe Morgan State University football and men’s cross-country teams have been banned from postseason play after failing to reach NCAA standards during the 2014-2015 school year. According to the Baltimore Sun, the football team posted an Academic Progress Rate score of 829 during that year, which is 101 points less than the minimum requirement. The year before, their score was 929. The APR was created in 2003 to make schools “accountable for the academic progress of their student athletes through a team-based metric that accounts for the eligibility and retention of each […]

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