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What would $9.4 million get at Pitt?

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The Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings on the bench during the High Point game in the second half Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Petersen Events Center.

Pitt boosters reportedly will pony up $9.4 million to jettison men’s basketball coach Kevin Stallings, as originally reported by 93.7 The Fan sports radio host Colin Dunlap.

Here is a look at what that money could buy at the University of Pittsburgh:


Associate professor positions, at an average annual salary of $99,900 a year


Full tuition for a year at the Oakland campus, at a cost of $18,130 per student


Pitt basketball season tickets, at the lowest price general ticket package of $573


Pitt class rings, as offered by Balfour starting at $345 for women and $370 for men


Number of general admission single-game tickets priced at $55, the amount Pitt charged this season for games against ACC opponents Syracuse, Louisville and Virginia. The Petersen Events Center seats 12,500 fans for basketball games.


Pitt baseball caps, at a cost of $25 — enough to cover every head in the city of Pittsburgh with about 70,000 left over for scalpers


Oakland Zoo t-shirts, at $13.15 each — and as popularized by the student section at Pitt basketball games

Sources: University of Pittsburgh, American Association of University Professors, Pitt Athletics, The Pitt Shop, The University Store on Fifth/Balfour

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