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ON THIS POST: AP ANALYSIS SHOWS WHAT AN NCAA TOURNAMENT BID IS WORTH

  • Notable numbers

  • Payouts to Power 5 conferences

  • How NCAA talllies performance

  • NCAA revenue distribution

  • Mid-major windfalls in tournament


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8.45

Worth (in millions) of Loyola Chicago’s Final Four run in 2018 to the Missouri Valley Conference

6.77

Worth (in millions) to Ohio Valley Conference for Murray State and Belmont winning tournament games

6

Years the MVC, OVC will receive NCAA payments from the March Madness deal with CBS and TBS

3

NCAA distributions (in billions) to teams The Associated Press analyzed from 1977-2018


Payouts to Power 5 conferences

  • $245.4: Big East 1997-2013

  • $40.6: Big East 2014-18

    (Reflects realignment of conference)

  • $106.4: American Athletic


$216

Equal Conference Fund distribution payments (in millions) in 2018 to 32 D1 conferences with automatic bid

$273,500

Value in 2018 of each “unit” — the term the NCAA uses to tally performance payouts

$280,300

2019 payouts per single unit; 1 unit awarded per bid and for each win

$282,100

The projected value of each 2020 unit; NCAA has Performance Fund to award units to at-large teams


$844.3

Revenue (in millions) NCAA gets from Div. I men’s basketball tournament TV and marketing rights

$133.4

Revenue (in millions) NCAA gets from championship ticket sales

NCAA REVENUE DISTRIBUTION
NO DISTRIBUTION
216.6 Sport sponsorships/scholarships
164.7 Div. I basketball Performance Fund
103.4 Div. I championship
84.5 Student assistance fund
74.4 Student-athlete services
52.0 D1 Equal Conferenc Fund
48.0 Academic Enhancement Fund
41.8 Div. II allocation
41.4 Membership support service
32.3 Div. III allocation
9.7 Div. I conference grants
3.4 Educational programs
88.3 NCAA expenses
43.4 Administrative expenses

$8.8

Value (in billions) of latest extension of deal with CBS/TBS over 8 years, starting in 2024


351

Of 1,200 member schools, 351 field Div. I basketball teams eligible to play in tournament


3, 24, 90

NCAA divisions, sports, championships covering nearly

500,000 student-athletes


15

Worth (in millions) to Horizon League teams for Butler’s success in 2010-11 NCAA Tournaments

RECENT MID-MAJOR WINDFALLS
No-indicates NCAA units earned
YR SCHOOL CON NO TOT
2006 George Mason Colonial 5 6.39m
2010 Butler Horizon 5 7.46m
2011 VCU Colonial 6 9.12m
2011 Butler Horizon 5 7.6m
2013 Wichita St. MVC 5 7.9m

Source: The Associated Press; ncaa.org