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  1. Report: Wichita State lost money during its Final Four run last spring

    Jan 31, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT


    The prospect of an athletic department losing money during postseason play isn’t all that shocking, as it’s something we’ve become used to seeing in major college football. But this isn’t seen to be the case in college basketball, with their being four postseason events (as opposed to 35 bowl games) and the NCAA tournament raking…

  2. Assigned Reading: What’s going on at Grambling?

    Oct 18, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT


    One aspect of college basketball that has drawn the ire of some fans over the years is the presence of “guarantee games,” contests in which a school pays the visiting school to play a contest that in most cases is little more than a glorified exhibition. Programs struggling to balance their accounts send teams on…