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Umass in comparison
Location: Memphis, Tenn.
Enrollment: 20,332

Football They play in the Liberty Bowl (62,380) have invested in their football w/ 4 practice fields and a $6million in facility renovations. They have been to 3 consecutive football Bowls. They also have a decent fan base.
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Hoops Memphis is much more attractive with the new FedEX Forum at $250 Million. They have a good history with Hoops. They are coming off 6 straight winning seasons and NCAA invitations.
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TV Market : Memphis rank 44 657,670k

UCF
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Football- They are building a new 45,000 football stadium in Orlando(2007). They will get 15 Million for naming rights over 15 years ( 1 Million per year for mortgage). The estimated $47 million stadium is part of a total $60 million project that includes financing costs, reserve requirements, infrastructure, roads, parking and practice facility.
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http://news.ucf.edu/UCFnews/index?page=a...&mode=news

Hoops They are building a new convention center that will hold 10,000. State of the art score board Cost: $107 million. This includes the convocation center, arena renovations, a landscaped pedestrian mall across Gemini Boulevard and retail space. No state dollars, tuition or student fees will be used to finance the convocation center, which will be supported by revenues from the project.
Market : Orlando-Daytona 1.345 Million
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http://news.ucf.edu/UCFnews/index?page=a...&mode=news

U-Mass
Location Amherst Massachusetts
Enrollment undergrad 18,500

Football: McCuirk (only 17,000)1998 National Champions D-1A. 2004 new paint job. 2005 new field turf. Next year possibly lights. The facilities need a major investment. Minutemen have claimed 16 Yankee Conference or Atlantic 10 Conference titles since 1965.
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Hoops: Mullins Center about 10,000. The Mullins Center is very compatible to Memphis and UCF. UMAss proved if there is a winner people will pay attention. This year could be a break out year. There is quality and finally depth. They hoops program will hopefully get us back on the national map.
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TV Market: Boston 2.37Million

East Carolina
Location: Greenville, N.C. Enrollment: 21,979

Stadium: Dowdy-Ficklen Capacity: 43,000
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08-21-2006 02:45 PM
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