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Crazy money in March Madness

b154a961a6560e070a0f6a70670063ec.jpgIn between watching basketball games this weekend, go online and check out
 BusinessofCollegeSports.com. The website offers some fascinating research on the truly big money involved in NCAA basketball.

Where does your favorite hoops team rank in total annual revenue? (based on the 2010-2011 season, Louisville is No. 1 with $40.8M; Tennessee is No. 13 at $13.8M, tops in the Southeasten Conference)

Which coach delivers the best “performance value per dollar of compensation”? (Jim Boeheim at Syracuse)

In the 2010-2011 season, how much money did the NCAA distribute to conferences and universities? ($478M. The Big East got the biggest slice of the pie — $24.9M, compared to $15.6 for the SEC).

Enjoy the games.

Photo: Murray State forward Edward Daniel (2) takes a charge from Colorado State forward Will Bell (23) in the second half of their tournament second-round college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

 

Free money — no strings attached

You wouldn’t believe how lucky I’ve been lately. According to some recent e-mails I am in line
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All I have to do is send my personal financial information to addresses in South Africa, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Mr. Chinyemba says if I allow him to deposit “35 million American Dollars” in my overseas account for three years I get to keep 20 percent.

That’s just for starters.

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