Originally Posted by Prison Bitch
Honestly I don't know how Mizzou is going to do long term. But I don't get this: who cares about "facilities"? Serious question. The Chiefs and Royals have nicer facilities now than they ever did and it sucks going to games. Isn't the point to win games, not have nice "facilities"?
There's simply no question that high-quality facilities are an overall asset to the university experience afforded to students. Ultimately, you're right; teams must win, but great facilities (athletics and otherwise) are signs of a healthy, strong university.
Thus, analogies to professional sports don't work.