NCAA Begins Debate Over Power Shift
Chronicle of Higher Education - 01/17/2014
“The difference between those five and the rest becomes greater,” said Peter Roby, athletic director at Northeastern University. “How do we maintain competitive opportunity for everybody and not just for those that are significantly different?”
In an interview after the session, he proposed a new revenue-distribution model for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament—one that would reward programs outside the five power conferences with a greater percentage of money for every tournament win. Such a change, he said, would help programs at his level do more to help athletes and maintain their recruiting pipeline.