Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 6/20/12
At this time last year, the Louisville football program was informed that they had to give up three scholarships due to a low academic progress rate. When Charlie Strong first arrived at Louisville, the Cardinals APR score was at an all time low. The program improved from an 869 score in 2009-10 to 948 for the 2010-11 school year. The boost from last year improved football’s multi-year APR only three points to 911. Although Coach Strong has Louisville heading in the right direction, Louisville’s APR score still ranked last among Big East members. Big East Football APR Scores: Rutgers 982, UConn and USF 963, Pitt 955, WVU 953, Syracuse 950, Cincinnati 939, Louisville 911. The results on the football field were not the only damages left during the Steve Kragthorpe era.   The Louisville men’s basketball team maintained their same scores of last year’s report with a perfect score of 1,000 for the 2010-11 APR and a multi-year score of 965. Although Louisville’s football APR score isn’t ...
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