USC revenue up despite fewer ticket sales

  • Follow Latest News

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's athletic department expects an increase in revenue from its seat-donation program despite a drop in football ticket sales and booster club funds.

Athletic director Eric Hyman told a committee of the board of trustees Thursday the school's seat fee plan has raised $6.3 million, higher than the $4 million projected. Those funds will offset an expected loss in football season-ticket revenue of $1.8 million and nearly $1 million in Gamecock Club donations.

Hyman says the Gamecocks have sold about 49,000 season tickets for football, down from their cap of 56,000.

 
loading...
Top headlines
Solid-waste director's job on line after pay hikes
Augusta Commission member Bill Lockett says Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson "deliberately circumented" the system to obtain raises for himself and nine subordinates.
Search Augusta jobs