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Here in the NCAA basketball tournament simply making it -- the bracket is a big financial win for universities in a lot of ways this is this is the holy Grail one point four million.
Dollars goes to schools conference for just making the turn and an additional one point four million dollars for each tournament wind up until the national championship.
Reaching the final four that's nearly eight and a half million dollars in winnings for the -- conference but that's just the beginning the most recent.
Simply have -- Butler saw an increase in.
Alumni giving by about 10% saw an increase in ticket sales their home games by about 25%.
-- increase in applications -- almost 40%.
Increases in ticket sales team apparel school applications and alumni donations after a deep run in the -- -- can bring schools millions of dollars.
All that green goes a long way for athletic departments nearly all of which are struggling to stay out of.
The red -- just like any other organization you're running this.
You know expenses increased so you gotta find ways that to continue the case.
-- -- -- Innovative process for having a good program and so yeah it's a continuous challenge for us.
In fact the Center for College Affordability and Productivity found only thirteen division warning sports programs broke leave it for the 20082009.
-- As important as -- -- -- schools budget it is even more important to the NCAA.
They have a ten point eight billion dollar television deal and -- Buchanan over fourteen years that represents almost 95%.
Of the total revenue for the NCAA so that supports.
Almost everything that the NCAA does beyond basketball in New Orleans, Louisiana -- -- Fox News dot --
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