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    WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    According to Chip Brown. Can the Big 12 really just add WV if Mizzou leaves?



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    There is already an expansion thread



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    I like this idea, but what happened to BYU?

    Are they waiting to see what happens with Missouri? They might wait too long.

    I think all these names are speculative. Didn't Chip Brown also report us going after Notre Dame?



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    I think it is a no brainer and in some ways I would rather have WV than Mizzou. Obviously not all ways, but other than geographically it makes a lot of sense. Picking up an eastern school would ease the pain of losing Mizzou's big TV market.



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    West Virginia = Mizzou in almost every area of athletics, TV revenue possibilities, etc...except for 2 negatives

    1. Academics
    2. Pretty far away geographically

    That said, they'd be a good add



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    Why does anyone post anything from Chip Brown at this point?


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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Why does anyone post anything from Chip Brown at this point?
    I guess Chip has lost interest in the Red River Rivalry at this point. Tweeting about expansion in the middle of the game now.



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Why does anyone post anything from Chip Brown at this point?
    He called it two weeks ago, before anyone else, that TCU was getting an invite to the Big 12, the guy does have "some" credibility. I just don't think you add only WV, you need some regional opponents for them.



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    If mizzou leaves we should add Louisville and WVU, and either another big east team or BYU.



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    hit the road Missouri, want Huggybear to come to Hilton and get smacked



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    rather have Louisville



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    If mizzou leaves we should add Louisville and WVU, and either another big east team or BYU.

    I am with you here. Now hurry up Mizzou and get the hell out.



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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    I just figured that between WVU and Mizzou, one would be in the SEC and one in the Big 12 in the next year. That seems pretty logical. WVU isn't staying in the Big East. If Mizzou leaves for the SEC, they join the Big 12. If Mizzou stays, they join the Big East.


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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

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    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: WV is rising as the top candidate for 10th team if Mizzou leaves

    Mizzou and WVU would be just about an even swap. The only difference is geography.



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