Posted March 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
Connecticut may not find out before this summer whether the NCAA will adopt academic rules changes that would allow the Huskies men's basketball team to qualify for the 2013 NCAA tournament. Under rules approved in October, the defending national champions would be academically ineligible in 2013, because the NCAA plans to use data from the 2009-10, and 2010-11 school years, when Connecticut' scores were too low to meet the threshold. The NCAA's Committee on Academic Performance has been discussing whether it would be possible to use data from 2010-11 and 2011-12 to determine eligibility. Committee chairman Walter Harrison told The Associated Press Thursday that the committee plans to meet for three days in April on a variety of issues, but it's not clear whether the academic reporting question can be resolved this spring, or will need further discussion when the committee meets in the summer. ''We don't know yet how many hearings we will need to hold in April,'' Harrison said v...
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