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    Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

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    Just sat down with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. He said conference isn't done expanding. Expects more realignment in college football


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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    I wish the Big XII had proactive commissioner like him but nope, Beebe is just going to sit on his hands.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
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    Just sat down with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. He said conference isn't done expanding. Expects more realignment in college football
    This wins the "No **** captain obvious" award.

    Conferences have been expanding and contracting for over a century, no reason to believe they will stop now.

    I eagerly await more details though. I'm not sure, outside of Texas, what markets the PAC 10 could add and be financially profitable at 16. Without Texas, the PAC 10 would probably just be splitting the pie more ways.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Is the Pac 12 REALLY going to invite Boise? TCU? Nevada? New Mexico? Guess I don't see how they could make money at 16 unless they somehow get Texas to change their minds. I guess MAYBE Kansas makes some sense if they can get the P12N on basic in KC.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkfan View Post
    This wins the "No **** captain obvious" award.

    Conferences have been expanding and contracting for over a century, no reason to believe they will stop now.

    I eagerly await more details though. I'm not sure, outside of Texas, what markets the PAC 10 could add and be financially profitable at 16. Without Texas, the PAC 10 would probably just be splitting the pie more ways.
    Do you lie awake at night knuckle ******* to the idea of the B12 going down?



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I wish the Big XII had proactive commissioner like him but nope, Beebe is just going to sit on his hands.
    1. Beebe can only do what the schools let him do.
    2. Even if the schools authorize seeking expansion, from the POV of the big 12, if youre facing potential turndowns, you do things quietly, behind the scenes. The official word, expanding or not, will be 'we're not seeking expansion' up until the day we invite another team. You dont say youre looking to expand and then either say nothing (implying that expansion efforts failed) or worse, face a public turndown from universities youre talking to.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
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    Just sat down with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. He said conference isn't done expanding. Expects more realignment in college football
    Larry Scott can go **** himself. It is evil administrators like him and Jim Delaney that will ruin college athletics when all is said and done and for what.... to generate a little more revenue for the filthy rich institutions that are members of their conferences? Very sad.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Pacs goal is to be the first Superconference.. that is easy to see now


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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Larry Scott will do what the television executives allow him to do, nothing more, nothing less. Wish that mouthy **** would have stayed in womens tennis or golf or whatever hole they pulled him out of.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Pacs goal is to be the first Superconference.. that is easy to see now
    It took you 14 months to wrap your head around that idea? They also have the goal of making the P12 a global brand and have dreams of holding NCAA events in Asian markets.

    Larry Scott is everything wrong with college sports and I can't wait for the day that he gets knocked back down to where he belongs.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    I want the Big XII to expand soon and go to 16 teams. Send invites to Louisville, BYU, Air Force, New Mexico, Cincinnati, and Memphis right now

    **** Larry Scott, let's beat him at his own game



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    I want the Big XII to expand soon and go to 16 teams. Send invites to Louisville, BYU, Air Force, New Mexico, Cincinnati, and Memphis right now

    **** Larry Scott, let's beat him at his own game
    Do that and you can say goodbye to Texas A&M and Oklahoma.... followed by Texas and possibly Missouri.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by StLouisClone View Post
    Do that and you can say goodbye to Texas A&M and Oklahoma.... followed by Texas and possibly Missouri.
    Maybe I don't understand the whole picture but why would they be opposed to that? It's not like we're gonna flip over to revenue sharing a la the B1G.

    If anything, it would set the table for a Big XII network nicely, bringing in a lot of new markets... meaning more money for OU/TAMU/UT/Mizzou/everybody.

    But maybe I am missing something so fill me in (honestly).



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Maybe I don't understand the whole picture but why would they be opposed to that? It's not like we're gonna flip over to revenue sharing a la the B1G.

    If anything, it would set the table for a Big XII network nicely, bringing in a lot of new markets... meaning more money for OU/TAMU/UT/Mizzou/everybody.

    But maybe I am missing something so fill me in (honestly).
    It's called quality over quantity. The majority of the schools you named would weaken the conference substantially.



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    Re: Larry Scott says the Pac12 isn't done expanding

    Quote Originally Posted by CYphyllis View Post
    It's called quality over quantity. The majority of the schools you named would weaken the conference substantially.
    Again I am missing how this would lower the revenue for any Big XII program. And as we have seen that is pretty much the only thing that matters to a program like UT.

    It seems to me like this would raise the money for everyone, and make the Big XII Network extremely attractive with its presence in some big markets.



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