Why the ACC's tournament takeover in Omaha is bad financial news for the conference

Somehow we have arrived at this strange confluence of bracketing and geography, Greensboro on the Missouri River. While zero ACC teams compete in Atlanta this weekend, right in the instep of the fabled footprint, three have somehow arrived in Omaha to compete for one spot in the Final Four, and will have to get past top-seeded Kansas, yet again just across the border from home, to do it.

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Blue Devils depart from Cameron and head to Omaha

A few hardy fans on hand as the Duke Blue Devils board the team bus and head to Omaha for a NCAA Sweet 16 matchup against Syracuse Friday night, March 23, 2018.
Jonas Pope IV