PASSING GRADES
The NCAA’s latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) numbers cover the school years from 2007-08 to 2011-12. A perfect score is 1,000, and anything below 930 can result in penalties. Here’s a sport-by-sport look at how the Gophers fared:
 

Baseball    1,000
Men’s tennis    1,000
Women’s basketball    1,000
Women’s gymnastics    1,000
Women’s soccer    1,000
Women’s cross-country    997
Men’s gymnastics    992
Women’s tennis    992
Men’s indoor track    989
and field
Women’s hockey    989
Women’s swimming    989
Men’s hockey    987
Men’s outdoor track    987
and field
Women’s golf    987
Men’s golf    984
Softball    984
Women’s indoor track    984
and field
Women’s outdoor track    984
and field
Volleyball    983
Rowing    981
Men’s cross-country    980
Wrestling    979
Men’s swimming    965
Football    955
Men’s basketball    955