IBJ Podcast: Will a joint men’s and women’s Final Four solve the NCAA’s equity problem?

In the wake of criticism about conditions at last spring’s women’s basketball championship, the NCAA is considering a number of changes, including whether the men’s and women’s Final Fours should be played on the same weekend in the same city.

IBJ’s sports business reporter Mickey Shuey talks with host Mason King about why that would significantly shorten the list of cities that could host the Final Four and whether Indianapolis could handle a combined event.

And King talks with Michelle Perry, a former NCAA executive and now a sports consultant, about what the change would mean for the women’s game—and its fans.

You can read more about the issue in Mickey’s story in this week’s IBJ.

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