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Former Big Ten Commish Wayne Duke, Who Helped Expand NCAA Tourney, Passes Away

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 17

Former Big Ten Commissioner WAYNE DUKE , a "driving force behind the expansion" of the NCAA Tournament during his 18 years leading the conference, has died at the age of 88, according to Jim O'Connell of the AP. Duke "had been in declining health." After "serving for 11 years" as assistant to WALT...

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