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Report: Two Southern athletic programs banned from postseason

Report: Two Southern athletic programs banned from postseason
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 1:40pm

Southern is one of six BCS schools facing academic penalties from the NCAA. Reports say that the Southern University men's basketball and football teams will recieve a postseason ban due to low APR scores.

Academic Progress Rate or APR is a way for the NCAA to indicate the success of college athletic teams in moving student athletes towards graduation.

The results cover the academic years of 2006-07 through 2009-10.

We will keep tracking this story and will have the latest on NBC33 News at 5 and 10 p.m.

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