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Emmert claims progress in women’s NCAAs, not close on pay

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By DOUG FEINBERG
AP Basketball Writer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A year ago, glaring inequities were revealed at the women’s NCAA Tournament. NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is happy with progress made since then, but there is work to be done. He says there have only been “preliminary discussions” about distributing tournament revenues to women’s programs. The work ahead includes negotiating a new television contract for the women’s tournament and potentially having a similar revenue distribution protocol as the men’s event. Emmert was careful not to call for specific changes ahead of discussions by the NCAA’s hundreds of member schools, and he declined to offer his own viewpoint. 

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