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NCAA Means Big Business For Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Sports Commission is expecting the Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament will bring about $750,000 dollars to the city of Spokane this weekend.

On average, college fans spend about $200 dollars a day when they travel.

Next year, the tournament is expected to bring in twice as much, because Spokane will be hosting the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight.

This year, they are just hosting the first and second rounds.

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