Originally Posted by Wickedson
However a large endowment is essential to winning championships at major college universities. Facilities, recruiting, advertising, etc... all go into winning.
This is why schools like UNC, Duke and Syracuse win. This is why they are more valuable on television then a school like Clemson.
If Harvard wanted to compete at a big time level in sports they would. They just have no interest. They are an academic institution first.
I don't think I've ever seen Duke play a football game on television.