These 20 Schools Spend The Most Money On Their Basketball Teams

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Recently, we took a look at the biggest money-makers in college sports as well as the schools that spend the most money on their football teams. Now let’s see how much schools spend on their men’s basketball programs.

For many schools, the football and men’s basketball teams are the only profitable sports. Subsequently, a lot of that revenue is used to finance the remaining sports in a school’s athletic program. But before that happens, a certain amount must go back into the programs that are writing the checks.

(all data via Business of College Sports)

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title=”#20 Oklahoma State”
content=”EXPENSES: $5,658,993

REVENUE: $12,262,241

PROFIT: $6,603,248″
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permalink=”19-washington-2″
title=”#19 Washington”
content=”EXPENSES: $5,702,562

REVENUE: $10,474,040

PROFIT: $4,771,478″
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permalink=”18-maryland-3″
title=”#18 Maryland”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,062,659

REVENUE: $10,965,638

PROFIT: $4,902,979″
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permalink=”17-texas-am-4″
title=”#17 Texas A&M”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,340,072

REVENUE: $9,786,655

PROFIT: $3,446,583″
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permalink=”16-wisconsin-5″
title=”#16 Wisconsin”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,394,547

REVENUE: $16,353,313

PROFIT: $9,958,766″
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permalink=”15-north-carolina-6″
title=”#15 North Carolina”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,510,942

REVENUE: $19,672,012

PROFIT: $13,161,070″
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permalink=”14-ucla-7″
title=”#14 UCLA”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,702,818

REVENUE: $11,621,364

PROFIT: $4,918,546″
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permalink=”13-alabama-8″
title=”#13 Alabama”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,819,080

REVENUE: $11,016,184

PROFIT: $4,197,104″
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[slide
permalink=”12-tennessee-9″
title=”#12 Tennessee”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,863,233

REVENUE: $13,785,893

PROFIT: $6,922,660″
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permalink=”11-arizona-10″
title=”#11 Arizona”
content=”EXPENSES: $6,918,239

REVENUE: $21,209,980

PROFIT: $14,291,741″
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permalink=”10-pittsburgh-11″
title=”#10 Pittsburgh”
content=”EXPENSES: $7,181,490

REVENUE: $13,574,317

PROFIT: $6,392,827″
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permalink=”9-syracuse-12″
title=”#9 Syracuse”
content=”EXPENSES: $7,532,455

REVENUE: $19,017,231

PROFIT: $11,484,776″
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permalink=”8-indiana-13″
title=”#8 Indiana”
content=”EXPENSES: $7,945,102

REVENUE: $17,804,586

PROFIT: $9,859,484″
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permalink=”7-texas-14″
title=”#7 Texas”
content=”EXPENSES: $8,195,360

REVENUE: $16,437,705

PROFIT: $8,242,345″
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permalink=”6-michigan-state-15″
title=”#6 Michigan State”
content=”EXPENSES: $9,263,945

REVENUE: $16,479,208

PROFIT: $7,215,263″
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permalink=”5-arkansas-16″
title=”#5 Arkansas”
content=”EXPENSES: $9,548,135

REVENUE: $14,608,513

PROFIT: $5,060,378″
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permalink=”4-marquette-17″
title=”#4 Marquette”
content=”EXPENSES: $10,348,303

REVENUE: $15,568,569

PROFIT: $5,220,266″
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permalink=”3-kentucky-18″
title=”#3 Kentucky”
content=”EXPENSES: $12,355,375

REVENUE: $18,557,243

PROFIT: $6,201,868″
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permalink=”2-louisville-19″
title=”#2 Louisville”
content=”EXPENSES: $13,336,649

REVENUE: $40,887,938

PROFIT: $27,551,289″
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permalink=”1-duke-20″
title=”#1 Duke”
content=”EXPENSES: $13,819,529

REVENUE: $28,917,329

PROFIT: $15,097,800″
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permalink=”now-check-out-the-most-expensive-college-football-teams-21″
title=”Now check out the most expensive college football teams”
content=”These 25 Schools Spend The Most Money On Their Football Team >
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