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Is the Money Spent on College Recruiting Worth It?

An analysis of college football and basketball recruiting budgets at 43 BCS, Conference USA and BCS-busting schools by the Tulsa World reveals that Boise State averaged the most wins relative to its recruiting expenses. "If you don't spend money in this sport at our level, you're not going to win," Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy told World sportswriter Matt Baker. "You have to spend money, but you don't have to waste money." Here is the paper's full report - along with breakdowns of what each of the 43 schools spends on football and basketball recruiting.

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