NIU Made Profit From Orange Bowl
Northern Illinois University athletic officials have reported a $253,780 profit from the Jan. 1 Orange Bowl in Florida. The MAC conference distributed $1.3 million. Expenses for NIU totaled around $1 million.
Donna Turner, NIU Associate Athletic Director for Communications, says there was a net gain due to the agreements made with the Mid-American Conference and the effective management of expenses.
Football team travel $511,068
Band/Cheer travel $218,060
Staff travel $128,555
Football equipment $76,681
Football home expenses $34,637
Staff equipment: $19,727
Athletic training/nutrition $4,710
Office Supplies $1,129