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NCAA Honors Auburn Athletics for Academics

AUBURN, Ala. – Six Auburn Athletics teams received Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards for 2016-17, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

Men's basketball, women's cross country, women's golf, women's tennis, gymnastics and soccer were each honored for academic excellence among their peers.

The NCAA annually honors teams earning multiyear Academic Progress Rates in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport.

"To have six teams recognized for performing at an elite level is an outstanding accomplishment," Director of Athletics Allen Greene said. "We congratulate our student-athletes, coaches and academic support staff for their diligence and commitment to holistic development.