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    Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    (If anything official has been released on this, please link me.)

    Has anyone heard how the basketball schedule might work in the 10-team round robin?

    I thought it would be cool to structure it similar to Pac-10 — with home-home "natural pairs" — but that probably wouldn't work with a Wednesday-Saturday setup (P-10 is Thursday-Sat, correct?)

    It still could be set up in a similar rotation. For example, ISU would play UT-A&M back to back, KU-Mizzou, with KSU being the pair.

    Do you like that type of schedule, or prefer a completely random draw?

    Just curious how it'll work.



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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    (If anything official has been released on this, please link me.)

    Has anyone heard how the basketball schedule might work in the 10-team round robin?

    I thought it would be cool to structure it similar to Pac-10 — with home-home "natural pairs" — but that probably wouldn't work with a Wednesday-Saturday setup (P-10 is Thursday-Sat, correct?)

    It still could be set up in a similar rotation. For example, ISU would play UT-A&M back to back, KU-Mizzou, with KSU being the pair.

    Do you like that type of schedule, or prefer a completely random draw?

    Just curious how it'll work.
    Wouldn't KU and Kst be paired?


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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    I thought they were concerned about shaky play of Big 12 teams in tournament formats so they are scrapping weeknight games. A pair of teams will play at one team's home on Friday night/Saturday and then travel to the other team's home for the Sunday/Monday game. It will help to approximate the quick turnaround in the NCAA tournament.









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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    I thought they were concerned about shaky play of Big 12 teams in tournament formats so they are scrapping weeknight games. A pair of teams will play at one team's home on Friday night/Saturday and then travel to the other team's home for the Sunday/Monday game. It will help to approximate the quick turnaround in the NCAA tournament.









    Oh, yeah.
    I very nearly didn't see your

    Which is too bad, because I almost liked the idea.



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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyforce View Post
    Wouldn't KU and Kst be paired?
    KU/KSU was my first inclination. Then I thought Mizzou-KU Border War would take precedence ... and that'd fit the football "finale" pattern, so ISU-KSU Farmageddon



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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    i like a completely random draw, personally



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    Re: Q: Round-robin Big 12 bball scheduling

    I prefer random.



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