Northridge Hoops Banned From Postseason After Low APR Score

(CBS) — The NCAA released its annual APR (academic progress rate) report on Tuesday and 8 schools received postseason bans for historically lagging behind, including Cal State Northridge.

Additionally, the Matadors will lose two scholarships and receive a reduction in practice time.

The Matadors were the only local school to receive a ban from postseason play, but Fullerton and Riverside both were docked two scholarships for low scores. 

Local Men’s Hoops APR Scores:


UC-Riverside – 895 ( Loss of 2 Scholarships, notice of historic penalty)

Pepperdine -901

CS- Fullerton – 909 (Loss of 2 Scholarships)

USC- 912

UC Irvine- 929

LMU – 941

UCLA – 948

Long Beach St. – 950

Cal State Northridge joins Grambling, Chicago State, Southern and Louisiana-Monroe as schools that received bans from the postseason in basketball.

NCAA champion UCONN will lose two scholarships after a low score and LSU will lose one in basketball.

Southern also received a ban in football along with Idaho State and Jackson State.

Maryland and Louisville will lose 3 football scholarships .

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