Women's Hoops Blog

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Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Conference USA reacts to the economy and the money sports eats up.
Conference USA presidents approved several leaguewide money-saving measures Monday, a step the group's chairman sees as an impetus towards a national rollback of college athletic spending.

"The recession is accelerating the need to make hard choices about college athletics, but the fundamental problems will not abate when the economy improves," Southern Methodist President Gerald Turner said. "The struggling economy provides a prime climate for all stakeholders in college sports to take action."