Wed., June 12, 2013 11:00am (EDT)

Georgia Tech, Georgia Athletes Passing Muster
By Associated Press
Updated: 10 months ago

ATLANTA  —  
Georgia Tech has earned its highest score on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report and Georgia has improvements in 10 sports, including men's basketball. The tool is used by the NCAA to measure the eligibility, retention and graduation of student-athletes. (GPB File Photo.)
Georgia Tech has earned its highest score on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report and Georgia has improvements in 10 sports, including men's basketball. The tool is used by the NCAA to measure the eligibility, retention and graduation of student-athletes. (GPB File Photo.)
Georgia Tech has earned its highest score on the NCAA's Academic Progress Report and Georgia has improvements in 10 sports, including men's basketball.

Georgia Tech's football team earned a multi-year APR score of 983, its highest and an improvement from last year's 974. Georgia's football team earned a 968 on the tool used by the NCAA to measure the eligibility, retention and graduation of student-athletes.

Georgia and Georgia Tech avoided penalties in all sports. Georgia Tech's school-record overall score of 985 included perfect 1,000s for golf, men's swimming, women's tennis, volleyball, men's track and cross country.

Georgia had perfect scores of 1,000 from men's golf, women's gymnastics, and women's swimming and diving teams. The men's basketball team's score of 990 was second-best in the Southeastern Conference.