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Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball

Previously, I broke down how the Creighton University Athletic Department spends its resources. How does that compare to Creighton’s Missouri Valley Conference rivals in basketball?

All data comes from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (Equity in Athletics).

Bradley University Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,878,452 $1,685,526 $192,926
2004 $1,852,961 $1,752,329 $100,632
2005 $2,154,393 $1,958,422 $195,971
2006 $2,344,432 $2,508,732 -$164,300
2007 $2,653,399 $2,912,194 -$258,795
Creighton Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $2,180,567 $2,057,589 $122,978
2004 $2,841,382 $2,880,675 -$39,293
2005 $3,219,775 $3,129,548 $90,227
2006 $3,505,114 $3,421,910 $83,204
2007 $4,335,702 $3,610,271 $725,431
Drake Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $758,962 $1,340,129 -$581,167
2004 $626,438 $1,274,506 -$648,068
2005 $925,675 $1,593,612 -$667,937
2006 $1,239,978 $1,531,537 -$291,559
2007 $1,519,783 $1,887,421 -$367,638
Illinois State Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,103,440 $946,723 $156,717
2004 $1,098,013 $998,822 $99,191
2005 $1,174,738 $1,172,444 $2,294
2006 $1,105,445 $1,805,181 -$699,736
2007 $1,378,319 $1,423,877 -$45,558
Indiana State Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,001,765 $1,458,287 -$456,522
2004 $609,922 $1,120,742 -$510,820
2005 $626,970 $1,158,318 -$531,348
2006 $727,620 $1,200,460 -$472,840
2007 $994,109 $1,302,547 -$308,438
Missouri State Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,878,468 $1,144,154 $734,314
2004 $2,482,414 $1,331,179 $1,151,235
2005 $2,185,347 $1,281,174 $904,173
2006 $2,006,912 $1,557,785 $449,127
2007 $2,022,133 $1,795,922 $226,211
Southern Illinois Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,010,372 $1,125,146 -$114,774
2004 $1,184,294 $1,283,685 -$99,391
2005 $1,135,677 $1,193,823 -$58,146
2006 $1,341,762 $1,386,475 -$44,713
2007 $1,698,642 $2,123,775 -$425,133
Evansville Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $1,347,779 $1,347,779 $0
2004 $1,141,117 $1,379,041 -$237,924
2005 $1,447,593 $1,447,593 $0
2006 $1,964,334 $1,964,334 $0
2007 $1,693,936 $1,693,936 $0
Northern Iowa Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $625,886 $984,737 -$358,851
2004 $1,198,869 $1,187,403 $11,466
2005 $1,732,158 $1,458,662 $273,496
2006 $1,793,228 $1,440,860 $352,368
2007 $1,869,631 $1,543,869 $325,762
Wichita State Men’s Basketball Revenue
Year Revenue Expenses Net
2003 $2,632,416 $1,898,134 $734,282
2004 $3,065,331 $2,012,670 $1,052,661
2005 $3,667,332 $2,229,801 $1,437,531
2006 $3,996,996 $3,105,407 $891,589
2007 $4,027,599 $3,108,195 $919,404

(Source: Data is for the year beginning July 1 of the referenced year (e.g. 2007= 7/1/2007 – 6/30/2008))

Missouri Valley Conference Aggregate Revenues
Year Earned Revenues Men’s Women’s B-ball Other Revenue Total
2003 $43,547,312 $30,474,588 $13,072,724 $14,418,107 $59,296,002 $102,843,314
2004 $48,068,093 $34,059,823 $14,008,270 $16,100,741 $74,960,357 $123,028,450
2005 $57,857,726 $39,310,764 $18,546,962 $18,269,658 $73,292,562 $131,150,288
2006 $70,908,123 $47,122,564 $23,785,559 $20,025,821 $78,362,854 $149,270,977
2007 $87,392,173 $57,050,859 $30,341,314 $22,193,253 $73,675,498 $161,067,671

The table above provides the aggregate revenues and expenditures for the Missouri Valley Conference for five most recent, available years. It includes all “revenues” including tuition waivers, money from student fees and direct institutional support, etc.

For 2007, $161,067,671 put the MVC just below the WAC in terms of total expenditures.

2007 Athletic Revenue by Conference
Conference 2007 Revenue
SEC $853,790,632
Big Ten $840,609,482
Big 12 $797,769,024
ACC $648,921,163
Pac-10 $587,672,004
Big East $364,427,638
Conference USA $308,481,690
Mountain West $276,800,202
Mid-American Conference $259,970,993
Western Ath. Conference $184,072,761



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