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    Send Iowa State to the Big East!

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    It would be the premiere basketball conference in the country and Iowa State would be very competitive with the entire conference in both football and basketball. It would retain its BCS AQ bid and the Big East has fertile recruiting grounds. Iowa state could recruit in Texas, Ohio, Florida, Penn, among others.

    Iowa state probably finished 11th in the big 12 from '96-'09 in football. The new conference (as referenced by that other thread) is not advantageous for our success.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    In before lock



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    I doubt it will happen, but it would be a pretty good conference.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    I would be in favor of this to be honest. Get in now before some other schools realize how good of an idea it is. It makes the Big East solid and reputable in football and is already highly regarded in basketball. I will never feel confident that the Big 12 will stick around for good, would love to get out before we have to scramble for a new home in 10 years.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    We'd also lose a LOT of money. It's not a good idea.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    pre lock.

    MONEY MONEY MONEY

    Big12 Money

    B E not so much

    otherwise I agree.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Did you see what the Big XII champ did to the Big East champ last night? Sure it's lesser competition, but its smaller football schools


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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Early we would, but in the long run, I think we would make good money. It would have to prove it was a good football conference first, then get its TV contract done up right. The conference expands over some highly desired TV markets which would make it valuable to many broadcasting companies.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Quote Originally Posted by CydeOut View Post
    Early we would, but in the long run, I think we would make good money. It would have to prove it was a good football conference first, then get its TV contract done up right. The conference expands over some highly desired TV markets which would make it valuable to many broadcasting companies.
    But it wouldn't be a good football conference. It'd have still been behind the Big Ten and Pac-whatever and the SEC.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    I'm not convinced that the Big XII is going to be around for the long run. While it is, ISU needs to stay and reap the benefits ($).

    But this is something that JP & GG need to keep in the back of their minds as a contingency.


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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Never happen..better luck hooking up with blossom.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    You also left out Missouri. I'd like them to stay with the Kansas, KSU, and ISU block.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Quote Originally Posted by CydeOut View Post
    I would be in favor of this to be honest. Get in now before some other schools realize how good of an idea it is. It makes the Big East solid and reputable in football and is already highly regarded in basketball. I will never feel confident that the Big 12 will stick around for good, would love to get out before we have to scramble for a new home in 10 years.
    Not trying to be an *** at all, but does adding Kansas State, Kansas and ISU to the Big East really make the conference "solid and reputable" at football? Basketball looks extremely strong, but I don't know if those three schools do much, if any, for football.



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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

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    Re: Send Iowa State to the Big East!

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    I'm not convinced that the Big XII is going to be around for the long run. While it is, ISU needs to stay and reap the benefits ($).

    But this is something that JP & GG need to keep in the back of their minds as a contingency.
    This.



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