COLLEGE ATHLETICS Power 5 conference autonomy may be million-dollar idea at Nebraska

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  • Shawn Eichorst

    Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst

Posted: Monday, May 26, 2014 1:00 am | Updated: 5:46 pm, Tue May 27, 2014.

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s yearly outlay to cover the full cost of attendance for scholarship athletes is in line with its Big Ten brethren.

Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst estimated the cost at about $930,000. Other Big Ten schools that recently revealed numbers ranged from $500,000 at Wisconsin and $600,000 at Iowa to $1 million each at Michigan State and Illinois.

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