Who Really Gets Paid

Who Really Gets Paid

The Breakdown of How Much Money March Madness Reels in

There’s more to March Madness than the amount of money that it reels into the NCAA and the universities themselves.

The National Tournament is a billion dollar concept that also brings in insane cash to TV networks and Las Vegas bookies. And while the players cannot make any money off their hard work and sacrifice in the tournament, plenty of the coaches do – Coach Mike Krzyzewski of Duke University leading the pack, raking in approximately $9-million annually as per WalletHub. Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reeled in $2.1-million in UNC’s National Championship win.

For reference of how much some coaches make, NCAA president Mark Emmert is set to make $1.9-million annually through 2020.

The big name Division I schools with excellent sporting programs continue to bring in crazy revenue as the NCAA pays high dollars for their continued tournament success. The University of Kentucky is the highest-valued collegiate basketball program at a whopping $342.1-million. They are followed by the University of Louisville ($320-million), the University of Indiana ($278-million), Duke University ($190-million), the University of Kansas ($181-million), and the University of Wisconsin ($179-million).

Office pools during March Madness generate a total betting of over $10-billion – most of which is illegal and of course Las Vegas cashes in big, generating nearly $100-million in profits from the National Tournament annually.

Let’s hope actual college players don’t look at these numbers.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Changing of the Guard

12 Dec 2018

KD the Owner?

07 Dec 2018

Better's Luck

29 Nov 2018

Oubre Signs Shoe Deal

16 Nov 2018

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Shop

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Featured Video

    SneakerCon Toronto 2018

    Welcome to a multi million dollar industry run by teenagers. Buying, selling, trading and hustling. These are not your typical adolescents. this is generation Kicks



    G League Expansion
    15 Dec 20180 comments
    WWE Bound?
    08 Dec 20180 comments
    Ujiri, Raptors Celebrate Mandela
    05 Dec 20180 comments


    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc