Gavin Edwards

UConn Has Transformed Men's Basketball Academics From Dismal To Outstanding

UConn Has Transformed Men's Basketball Academics From Dismal To Outstanding

The UConn men's basketball program will get some good news on Wednesday, another milestone in its rising academic standing.

Last week, UConn was cited with an NCAA Public Recognition Award, given to teams in the top 10 percent of their sport in Academic Progress Rate (APR). When the scores for the 2015-16 academic year are released Wednesday, the Huskies will have their third perfect 1,000 in the past four years. Their one non-perfect score will be mitigated by extra credit given for past players who have returned to complete their degrees, such as Gavin Edwards in 2015 and Monquencio Hardnett in 2016, so UConn's four-year rolling average is expected to be close to, if not...

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