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    Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

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    Good thing Rivals doesn't make the decisions then, I guess.


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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    the first one has kansas state in and ISU and kansas out

    that was about as far as i had to go with that blog



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Memphis was included in at least one guy's list and he didn't have ISU. Um, maybe it's just me but Memphis is terrible at football and hasn't had a great basketball program really ever. They had a few solid years recently, but that's it. Overall, those dudes haven't a clue. Which, like someone said above, it's a good thing it's not their choice.



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Duke and Kansas basketball left out of a BCS conference? That would go over well...


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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    I'm not even going to read it. From the posts above mine, it sounds like they are just throwing darts at a map to pick teams.



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    If there are 4-16 team conferences, chances are ISU will be left out...



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I'm not even going to read it. From the posts above mine, it sounds like they are just throwing darts at a map to pick teams.
    That, plus the fact that nobody really knows anything. Most of these people's opinion on the matter is about as valuable and informed as mine.



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    If there are 4-16 team conferences, chances are ISU will be left out...
    Agreed, but I think the only ones who actually want 4 16 team conferences are sports writers.


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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Agreed, but I think the only ones who actually want 4 16 team conferences are sports writers.
    This. The media is perpetuating this super-conference myth. They stand around in a circle and....



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Is there a reason that I would care what rivals thinks?

    Those guys are just as inaccurate and uninformed as the rest of the media running wild on this story. Why should their groupthink opinion matter?


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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    Duke and Kansas basketball left out of a BCS conference? That would go over well...

    Cold, hard reality: basketball doesn't matter. Football rules in this whole discussion. BB is just icing on the cake.

    I should add, I don't give Rivals much crediblity on this.


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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    If I were doing this no way would I put in Wazzou or Boise.



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Agreed, but I think the only ones who actually want 4 16 team conferences are sports writers.
    Quote Originally Posted by ribsnwhiskey View Post
    This. The media is perpetuating this super-conference myth. They stand around in a circle and....
    Isn't it odd that this is the one year that I can't remember a single article calling out the BCS for not using a playoff system to crown the national champion?

    As long as the BCS exists in it's current configuration it doesn't matter if there are 4 20-team super conferences, a play-off system will not be introduced.



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    Re: Rivals thinks we will be left out of the BCS

    Welp, if Rivals said so, you guys might as well just pack it up and call it a day. Have the administration folks call up the students and tell them that Iowa State University is, as of September 14th, 2001, disbanded.

    Last one out, hit the lights.



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