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by Maroon Forever
Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: SEC Declsion
Replies: 12
Views: 727

SEC Declsion

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?
by Maroon Forever
Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Pandemic Scheduling
Replies: 138
Views: 8034

Re: Pandemic Scheduling

DannyHopesGhost wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:29 pm
According to a reporter, the OVC appears to be on track, per a league conference call, toward maintaining a fall schedule for all sports.
Hope that’s correct.
by Maroon Forever
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: MVC/OVC Podcast
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Re: MVC/OVC Podcast

Me, too. Not impressed so far.
by Maroon Forever
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Great Article on FCS/FBS Football
Replies: 32
Views: 2583

Re: Great Article on FCS/FBS Football

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...
by Maroon Forever
Thu May 21, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Stadium Club Seating
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: Stadium Club Seating

Think they are in what used to be known as the President’s Boxes. Sold out fast last year.
by Maroon Forever
Fri May 15, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Financial Implications of Canceling the Season
Replies: 12
Views: 2617

Re: Financial Implications of Canceling the Season

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...
by Maroon Forever
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: AW on CW Lexington
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

AW on CW Lexington

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 ...
by Maroon Forever
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Interesting read
Replies: 5
Views: 2144

Interesting read

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...
by Maroon Forever
Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Men's Basketball
Topic: Transfer from West Virginia
Replies: 25
Views: 6885

Re: Transfer from West Virginia

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.