This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect.
  1. Follow us on Twitter @buckeyeplanet and @bp_recruiting, like us on Facebook! Enjoy a post or article, recommend it to others! BP is only as strong as its community, and we only promote by word of mouth, so share away!
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Consider registering! Fewer and higher quality ads, no emails you don't want, access to all the forums, download game torrents, private messages, polls, Sportsbook, etc. Even if you just want to lurk, there are a lot of good reasons to register!
    Dismiss Notice

LGHL Ohio State basketball is the 5th most valuable program in college basketball

Discussion in 'News' started by Geoff Hammersley, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Ohio State basketball is the 5th most valuable program in college basketball
    Geoff Hammersley
    via our friends at Land-Grant Holy Land
    Visit their fantastic blog and read the full article (and so much more) here


    [​IMG]
    Despite struggles on the court this season, OSU hoops' revenues speak volumes.

    Ohio State is the 5th most valuable college basketball program

    - Wall Street Journal


    This may not have been the most successful college basketball season for Ohio State. In fact, the Buckeyes haven't been an elite program for a few seasons in a row now. But according to one academic, the Buckeyes are still in rarified air when it comes to their balance sheet.

    Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, studied the balance sheets, risk assessments and revenue projections for every college basketball program in the country, and gave them a valuation similar to what they might get in the open market if they could be bought like a professional team. Ohio State was listed as the 5th most valuable, with a $240.4 million dollar valuation. That's down from $249 million from last season, but still better than anybody else in the Big Ten.

    A large arena, a favorable TV contract, corporate sponsorships and a great coach all likely contributed to Ohio State's high ranking, which probably bodes well for future program stability. Louisville was ranked first, at $301.3 million.

    " [Derek] Funderburk is the only Big Ten commit taking part in the dunk contest, which also includes a couple of five-star prospects in Rawle Alkins (Arizona) and Markelle Fultz (Washington). "

    - Bill Landis, cleveland.com


    Keeping up with the basketball theme, 2016 Ohio State commit Derek Funderburk will compete in the American Family Insurance Slam Dunk Championship in Pearland, Texas. While the event takes place Friday, you can catch it on CBS on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

    Funderburk stands in at 6'9, and signed with the Buckeyes back in April 2015. The four star recruit has the dunk moves – just look at this video:


    "It may not be football season, but the Ohio State video and graphic team, led by David Trichel, is at it again."

    -Josh Poloha, waitingfornextyear.com



    With the football season still five months away, and the spring game two weeks away, the void left by Buckeye football can be (slightly) filled by the video magic from David Trichel.

    From the 'Land of Wolves' opening, antics behind the scenes, circle drills, and J.T. Barrett firing passes, the hype video reminds us that Buckeye football never stops rolling.

    Here is the video that highlighted practice from March 26:


    Curtis Grant Signs With Titans

    - Jason Wolf, The Tennessean


    Former Buckeye standout Curtis Grant has found a new landing spot for his NFL Career. The Tennessee Titans signed the undrafted linebacker from last year's class on Friday.

    In Grant's last collegiant game, he faced off against Oregon's Marcus Mariota – who now is his teammate in Tennessee.

    Before signing with the Titans, Grant bounced between the Chargers training camp squad, and the Falcon's practice team.

    STICK TO SPORTS


    Continue reading...
     

Share This Page