Rutgers documents: Athletics revenue to increase 16.6% over next year

Rutgers projects that its athletics revenue will increase 16.6 percent over the next year. Rutgers (and Maryland) officially joined the Big Ten this summer.
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Rutgers projects that its athletics revenue will increase 16.6 percent over the next year, according to documents obtained by NJ.com.

Rutgers (and Maryland) officially joined the Big Ten this summer.

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According to the documents, the Scarlet Knights' projected athletics revenue for 2014 is $35.6 million, including $8.5 million from the American Athletic Conference.

The school's projected athletics revenue for 2015 is $41.5 million, including $10 million from the Big Ten.

The documents include other details about Rutgers' finances.

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