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    Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    The ESPN Bottomline Lead just said that the Big East is speaking to Big 12 teams incase the league explodes. They would look to add Kansas, Kansas State, Mizzou and either ISU or Baylor.

    This could be good for us...
    1. Reports said ISU had an offer to Big East last year if Big 12 dissolved.
    2. Keep some rivalries with the other teams from Big 12.
    3. Big Time Basketball Conference.
    4. A Football conference we would be really competitive in.
    5. More Major TV time for Basketball and Football.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    That should be last resort.

    We lose millions.
    We lose a lot of Texas recruits.
    We spend more in travel expenses.


    Would be a step back unless Big East were to get a lucrative TV deal, and the Big East may not even be stable, ACC may poach a few teams.


    Everyone should hope the B12 finds a way to do it, or we find a way to snake into Big 10 or PAC 12



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    I don't think we are going anywhere, but why would they add 4 teams to a 9 team league and not 5. Only way would be if one was certain to go. Just more people throwing crap at walls.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    If I saw the report right it said and/or for the ISU Baylor part giving more options.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by BCClone View Post
    I don't think we are going anywhere, but why would they add 4 teams to a 9 team league and not 5. Only way would be if one was certain to go. Just more people throwing crap at walls.
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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by BCClone View Post
    I don't think we are going anywhere, but why would they add 4 teams to a 9 team league and not 5. Only way would be if one was certain to go. Just more people throwing crap at walls.
    Quote Originally Posted by cy4prez7 View Post
    TCU

    TCU would be the reason they don't go 4 teams. TCU will be football school #9 in the Big East next year. Logic would say the Big East would be looking to add 3 or 5 schools, not 4.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneChris View Post
    TCU would be the reason they don't go 4 teams. TCU will be football school #9 in the Big East next year. Logic would say the Big East would be looking to add 3 or 5 schools, not 4.
    unless they lost a school to another conference.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Old News, Merge!



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by CSheen View Post
    That should be last resort.

    We lose millions.
    We lose a lot of Texas recruits.
    We spend more in travel expenses.


    Would be a step back unless Big East were to get a lucrative TV deal, and the Big East may not even be stable, ACC may poach a few teams.


    Everyone should hope the B12 finds a way to do it, or we find a way to snake into Big 10 or PAC 12

    "Lose a lot of Texas recruits."


    More like LOSE ALL TEXAS RECRUITS...


    Bottom line is this...texas football players do not want to play in a cold climate of the upper midwest or the east coast....



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydwinder View Post
    unless they lost a school to another conference.
    If the Big 12 is destroyed the Big East will lose more than one school.

    Even if the Big 12 is saved by BYU taking A&M's place, the Big East still has over a 50/50 chance of losing a team as the SEC's 14th.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Big East would be a great Basketball conferance



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Old News, Merge!
    What is it with you and merging? It is possible to have more than one thread going on this board.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    Big East would be a great Basketball conferance
    It already is!



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    If it's on ESPN we can go ahead and assume it's BS. They've been almost as bad as the bloggers in this whole mess.



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    Re: Big East?-ESPN Bottomline Report

    Quote Originally Posted by CSheen View Post
    That should be last resort.

    We lose millions.
    We lose a lot of Texas recruits.
    We spend more in travel expenses.


    Would be a step back unless Big East were to get a lucrative TV deal, and the Big East may not even be stable, ACC may poach a few teams.


    Everyone should hope the B12 finds a way to do it, or we find a way to snake into Big 10 or PAC 12
    The question is, does $5 million go further in the Big East, than $10 million would in the Big XII?



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