Tuesday, June 24, 2014

How Michigan Football's Greed Alienated Fans, Should Be Lesson To All Colleges

The PostGame reports:
This spring, the Michigan athletic department admitted what many had long suspected: Student football ticket sales are down, way down, from about 21,000 in 2012 to a projected 13,000-14,000 this season.

The department has blamed cell phones, high-definition TV and student apathy sweeping the nation. All real problems, to be sure, but they don't explain how Michigan alienated 40 percent of its students in just two years -- and their parents, too.

How did Michigan do it?
The price elasticity of college football tickets