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Does anyone know if the SEC decision to play a 10 game conference only season affects any OVC schools? Specifically, if one of our members had a money game with an SEC school, are they out the guarantee or will it be paid anyway?
- Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:52 pm
- Forum: Football
- Topic: Great Article on FCS/FBS Football
- Replies: 32
- Views: 2583
FBS is not a money maker except for the power elite. It costs Western more than it makes them. WKU’s subsidy of athletics is roughly double EKU’s and that is largely football loss. There will be a huge shakeup in the next few years. The budgetary squeeze will be tighter in Bowling Green than in Rich...
- Fri May 15, 2020 9:10 pm
- Forum: Football
- Topic: Financial Implications of Canceling the Season
- Replies: 12
- Views: 2617
The operational savings of not playing exceed the income loss for all but the P5 conference members. For example, our travel expenses and home game overhead costs for the season exceed our ticket sales income. What scares me is what an enrollment drop will do to the student tuitions that prop up ath...
Just watched AW interviewed by Sam Dick on CW Lexington, which is part of WKYT’s operations. He talked about the potential impact of COVID on athletics for 20-21, including the possibility of games with no fans. Also mentioned the five players recruited this month. Big plug for the academic support ...
Not specific to basketball, but an interesting read on a sign of our times. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/04/24/financial-crisis-related-coronavirus-hits-athletic-departments?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=5fd3f40623-DNU_2019_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-5fd3f4...
- Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:49 pm
- Forum: Men's Basketball
- Topic: Transfer from West Virginia
- Replies: 25
- Views: 6885
Unless the rules have changed, basketball is a”head count” sport and all institutionally administered aid counts against the limit. Walkons, who receive no aid are not counters.