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  • COLLEGE NEWS & NOTES: GREAT 8 MOVES FROM MOTOWN TO CHITOWN

         The DirecTV Great Eight tournament will move from The Palace
    of Auburn Hills to Chicago's United Center in '96.  Chicago Mayor
    Richard Daley will make the announcement today, according to this
    morning's CHICAGO SUN-TIMES.  The tournament, which invites the
    previous year's elite eight of the NCAA Tournament, is also
    sponsored by ESPN and Raycom (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 3/26)....Gate
    receipts for the NCAA Men's Midwest Regional at the Metrodome
    were an estimated $1.8M (Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE, 3/26)...Prices
    for Final Four courtside seats have "rocketed" to over $8,000
    each ("Moneyline," CNN, 3/25).  Upper level seats are going for
    $950 each ("Sports View," CNBC, 3/25).
    

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