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Volume 26 No. 65
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AAC Reports Slight Increase In Revenue For FY '17-18

The AAC reported $77.79M in total revenue in '17-18, a "slight increase" -- 4% -- from '16-17 during which the conference reported $74.47M, according to Matt Murschel of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. The AAC earned $44.99M in "postseason tournaments, including revenue generated from the shares in the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, bowl game payouts as well as the league’s share from the College Football Playoff." The conference also reported $21.464M in "revenue from its television and radio rights through its deals with ESPN and CBS Sports." AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco made $1.883M in salary, "up slightly" from the previous year of $1.79M (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 5/29).