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    Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Post your predictions for the final big 12 standings (after Dec. 3rd)

    1. Oklahoma State (8-1) 11-1
    2. Oklahoma (6-3) 9-3
    3. Kansas State (6-3) 9-3
    4. Baylor (6-3) 9-3
    5. Missouri (5-4) 7-5
    6. Texas A&M (5-4) 7-5
    7. Iowa State (4-5) 7-5
    8. Texas (3-6) 6-6
    9. Texas Tech (2-7) 5-7
    10. Kansas (0-9) 2-10

    Bowl Predictions:
    Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State
    Cotton Bowl: Oklahoma
    Alamo Bowl: Baylor
    Insight Bowl: Kansas State
    Holiday Bowl: Texas A&M
    Texas Bowl: Iowa State
    Pinstripe Bowl: Texas
    Other bowl: Missouri

    Remaining games:
    OSU vs OU
    OU vs ISU
    K-State vs ISU
    Baylor vs Tech @Cowboys stadium, vs Texas
    Texas A&M vs Texas
    Missouri vs Kansas @Arrowhead



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    I really don't think we're going to make it to any Texas bowl unless it is the TicketCity bowl. Not with all the Texas schools that are bowl eligible.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I really don't think we're going to make it to any Texas bowl unless it is the TicketCity bowl. Not with all the Texas schools that are bowl eligible.
    Whats the best case for Iowa State if we go 6-6. Do we want Texas to beat ATM, that way they would maybe the Texas Bowl would skip over ATM and pick us since ATM is on their way out the door?



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Need Missouri and Tech to lose for sure. Not sure if I should root for A&M or Texas.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJames View Post
    Whats the best case for Iowa State if we go 6-6. Do we want Texas to beat ATM, that way they would maybe the Texas Bowl would skip over ATM and pick us since ATM is on their way out the door?
    Yes, I think that would be the best scenario. Or we win 1 more, the Texas Bowl gets ATM and the Holiday bowl chooses us. But if we're wanting to go to Texas for a bowl we want ATM to win.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    I will laugh my head off if ZOU goes to the Pinstripe Bowl.


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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Yes, I think that would be the best scenario. Or we win 1 more, the Texas Bowl gets ATM and the Holiday bowl chooses us. But if we're wanting to go to Texas for a bowl we want ATM to win.
    If Texas beats A&M, it will be Texas heading to the Holiday bowl. Remember, they're ranked #25, and they're "Texas"



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    If Texas beats A&M, it will be Texas heading to the Holiday bowl. Remember, they're ranked #25, and they're "Texas"
    He asked by making us 6-6, we will never go to the Holiday if we're 6-6. We need to win one more and ATM to beat Texas and then I'll think we're headed to the Holiday.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Remember the 2009 final standings, Missouri finished the year #5 and fell all the way to the Texas Bowl (behind 2 teams, Iowa State and 7-5 Oklahoma).



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJames View Post
    Whats the best case for Iowa State if we go 6-6. Do we want Texas to beat ATM, that way they would maybe the Texas Bowl would skip over ATM and pick us since ATM is on their way out the door?
    No way. Houston is an A&M city, not a Big XII city. They could care less if A&M goes to the SEC. If the opportunity comes to fill the stadium with A&M fans they'll go for it.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    No way. Houston is an A&M city, not a Big XII city. They could care less if A&M goes to the SEC. If the opportunity comes to fill the stadium with A&M fans they'll go for it.
    But it doesn't quite work that way. Would A&M turn down a Holiday bowl bid? Holiday bowl gets their pick b4 Texas bowl.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    I really don't think we're going to make it to any Texas bowl unless it is the TicketCity bowl. Not with all the Texas schools that are bowl eligible.
    The only way we get to the TicketCity bowl is if ConfUSA and the MAC have no eligible teams to fill that slot. Texas bowl has a higher probability, IMO. Although I think the TicketCity bowl is one of the best possible bowls for us right now.



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by nhclone View Post
    The only way we get to the TicketCity bowl is if ConfUSA and the MAC have no eligible teams to fill that slot. Texas bowl has a higher probability, IMO. Although I think the TicketCity bowl is one of the best possible bowls for us right now.
    If we go to the Ticket City Bowl we can tell Hawkeye fans that we went to a January Bowl game too!!




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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    If we go to the Ticket City Bowl we can tell Hawkeye fans that we went to a January Bowl game too!!

    This



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    Re: Predict the final Big 12 Standings

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    No way. Houston is an A&M city, not a Big XII city. They could care less if A&M goes to the SEC. If the opportunity comes to fill the stadium with A&M fans they'll go for it.
    I guess that depends on how they balance attendance versus economic impact. Having a bunch of A&M fans drive to the game and then turn around and go home doesn't do anything beyond ticket sales. In a perfect world they would pack the stadium with out of town people that buy tickets, eat at restaurants, stay in hotels, etc. ISU won't sell as many tickets but they will bring in more people from out of town.



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