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Hype Behind New Minnesota Coach P.J. Fleck Yet To Significantly Impact Ticket Sales

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

New Univ. of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck "continues to draw national publicity for a program long overlooked," but so far, his hype has "yet to fill the maroon-and-gold coffers," according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. UM has distributed "fewer than 40,000 tickets"...

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