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RE: UMKC 100 day vision
(03-08-2019 05:35 PM)SoCalBobcat78 Wrote:  I listened to this and he said they would welcome back UMKC, but that they had a new AD and a new Chancellor and he had not talked to them. He also mentioned, in a related topic, the fact that there is a $1 million exit fee for any schools that decide to leave... UMKC would pay that fee if they joined and then left. UMKC in the past has indicated interest in the MVC, but the MVC has not shown the same interest back ...If PFW left, the Summit would drop down to five baseball and 5 men's soccer schools.

What caught my attention was Douple talking about how the Summit League needs a soccer school. Most people have focused on SL's need for a baseball school, assuming that FW will leave at the first chance. But FW also takes away a soccer team. Some have speculated that the SL was demanding that UMKC starts a baseball team in order to get an invite. But UMKC would bring a soccer team and so that has value in itself. I remember reading that being in the WAC adds over $200,000 a year to UMKC's travel budget. So in theory being in the SL for 4-5 years is a break even in regard to a $1 million exit fee, more than 5 years and they are ahead.

If UMKC wants to be in the Missouri Valley, good for them, I hope it works out (I am listening to the MVC tournament right now-- Go Drake !!). But it is not likely that a team that has been to 1 post-season tourney in 32 years of D1 basketball (the CBI in 2017) & that draws 1000 to their games at Swinney is very attractive to the MVC right now. But with their new AD...and maybe a new coach...and a chancellor who seems to realize the value that a good basketball team can bring to the school...maybe in a few years...??
03-08-2019 09:58 PM
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UMKC 100 day vision - Lopes87 - 02-12-2019, 04:07 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-12-2019, 06:24 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - jdgaucho - 03-08-2019, 12:36 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - IWokeUpLikeThis - 02-12-2019, 06:54 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - SoCalBobcat78 - 02-12-2019, 08:29 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-12-2019, 11:15 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 02-12-2019, 11:51 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-13-2019, 12:47 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 02-13-2019, 05:50 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - SeattleVandals - 02-13-2019, 06:05 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-13-2019, 01:03 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - SeattleVandals - 02-13-2019, 05:13 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 02-13-2019, 06:12 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - RoosHouse - 02-14-2019, 09:17 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - IWokeUpLikeThis - 02-14-2019, 11:23 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - RobtheAggie - 02-15-2019, 11:07 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-15-2019, 09:26 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 02-16-2019, 11:55 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 02-16-2019, 02:21 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 02-16-2019, 04:12 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - CoastalVANDAL - 03-08-2019, 09:23 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 03-08-2019, 04:52 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 03-08-2019, 03:39 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - SoCalBobcat78 - 03-08-2019, 05:35 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - MidWestMidMajor - 03-08-2019 09:58 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - SoCalBobcat78 - 03-09-2019, 04:58 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Todor - 03-09-2019, 12:46 AM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - Lopes87 - 03-09-2019, 05:45 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - jdgaucho - 03-12-2019, 05:27 PM
RE: UMKC 100 day vision - DavidSt - 03-12-2019, 04:56 PM



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