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No. 8 brought a 40% rise in royalties

UK’s royalties from the sale of licensed merchandise rose over 40% over the last year, thanks to a pretty fun basketball season that ended with a national title. According to Senior Associate Athletic Director for Corporate and University Relations Jason Schlafer, Kentucky merchandise royalties¬†grew to $6.73 million from $4.80 million¬†in the 12 months from June 30, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

The rise moved Kentucky from seventh to third on the annual list of top collegiate merchandise royalty earners released by the College Licensing Co., the highest ranking UK has held on the list.

You people are crazy.

[Business Week: Kentucky College Basketball Title Brings 40% Rise in Royalties]

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

5 Comments for No. 8 brought a 40ise in royalties



  1. J Miller
    10:35 pm August 6, 2012 Permalink

    11 of the top 20 are SEC schools.



  2. chris
    11:04 pm August 6, 2012 Permalink

    what??? i think i bought 3 million dollars worth of shirts last year. 6.73million cant be a correct number.



  3. gizmo
    8:31 am August 7, 2012 Permalink

    Who is #1?



  4. yesterdays
    8:42 am August 7, 2012 Permalink

    Cal is not worth the salary he makes- lol. People who say that now have direct proof that they are lunatics



  5. STEVE!
    12:26 pm August 7, 2012 Permalink

    A good football team would produce similar results.