Understanding the Guaranteed Game and $$$

Posted on January 9, 2012. Filed under: Basketball, Football, NCAA Sports, Sports Business | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why do smaller, not-so popular schools schedule top-tier basketball schools each and every year? In a word M-O-N-E-Y.

It’s possible for a team to travel more than 12,600 miles and not have a victory, with the exception of briefcases full of money for showing up? Absolutely!!! Delaware State accomplished this in 2009.

They made $550,000 payday for one game against Michigan. At Delaware State, that’s equivalent to the revenue from at least two years of home games.

To read more, visit http://amateursports365.com/Articles/CollegeGuaranteeGames.html

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