WVU Set To Collect First Big 12 Revenue Check

The Big 12 announced that it earned a record $198 million in revenue. That money gets divided amongst the ten members with eight schools collecting a full share of that pie. The two schools that get smaller pieces of it include West Virginia University and Texas Christian University.

WVU and TCU each receive $11 million in their first year in the league. That is equal to a 50 percent share. The other eight members each receive $22 million.

Those numbers do not include any additional revenue a school receives from its tier three rights. It appears WVU should be able to collect roughly an additional $10 million from its tier three rights, which are currently once again in the bidding process.

Full Article at: WVi

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