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How 'Bout Them Grades? UH Basketball Receives Warning From NCAA Over Poor Academic Performance

The Houston Cougars men's basketball program received a warning from the NCAA Wednesday for their poor academic performance in recent years. Steve Campbell has more from the Chronicle:

According to data released by the NCAA on Wednesday, UH had an APR score of 885 - 40 points below the minimum accepted standard - for the four academic years from 2005 to 2009. The warning gives UH three years to show what the NCAA considers "substantial improvement" or face penalties ranging from scholarship cuts to a reduction in practice time.

Campbell goes on to note that eleven other athletic programs at UH each saw academic improvements over the same time period.

If anything, this brings up more questions surrounding Tom Penders' resignation. New coach James Dickey will have his hands full trying to patch things up.

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