Showing posts with category "college basketball"

NCAA Options: More of the Same?

A friend and semi-retired finance colleague who read Bobby McCormick and Bob Tollison's insightful post on Subversion of the Academy by the NCAA wondered

April 17, 2022
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college basketball

March Madness: O Canada Version

Today's second-round March Madness game between Syracuse and Gonzaga has an exciting sub-plot: many Canadians will be on the floor. Syracuse guard Andy

April 11, 2022
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college basketball

More March Madness

Remember the good old days when there were only two postseason men's college basketball tournaments? Things were simple then. If your bubble popped, you

April 9, 2022
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college basketball

March Madness Accounting

The article shows the individual revenues, expenses, profits, and margins for essentially all NCAA Division I men's basketball teams and finds that across the

March 17, 2022
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college basketball

NCAA Men's Basketball Postseason Roundup

March Madness is upon us again. This year, the men's college basketball postseason features some interesting economic madness. For the second year in a row,

March 17, 2022
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college basketball

NCAA coaches charged with fraud and corruption

Hmm, am I shocked? No, not really. However, I am a little shocked that it was the Feds that caught them.

March 17, 2022
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college basketball

Corruption in college basketball - a result of not using the price system to allocate player talent

Like most other fans of college sports, particularly the money sports of football and mens' basketball, I have grown accustomed to the sporadic scandals that

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

The Use of the Two-Part Tariff in College Ticket Pricing

I've written before that when you look at how college athletic department officials make business decisions, they act a lot like their professional

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Conference Dating Game: Winners and Losers

Several college athletic conference realignments have taken place over the past 20 years in a process not unlike Match.com. Different parties size each other

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

The Value of Recruiting

Echoing Skip's post below, I link to this article about Kansas State assistant basketball coach Dalonte Hill, about whose salary a recent stink was raised:

August 6, 2021
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college basketball

The Economic Impact of the Demise of the Big XII - Waco

A Waco economist, RayPerryman, has prepared an economic impact statement about the impact of the demise of the Big XII on Waco and Texas (via a commenter to

May 12, 2020
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big 12

The Wooden School of Management

As a young sports fan, I came of age watching but not liking UCLA basketball in the late 1960s and early 1970s.  They were Goliath and I pulled for the

May 12, 2020
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college basketball