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    SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    I almost busted a gut laughing when I saw this article that the SEC is thinking about hosting their men's BB tourney in KC every few years.

    Nobody outside of Kentucky and Missouri would care to attend a tournament in KC because all they care about is football. An SEC tourney in St. Louis I could possibly see, but Kansas City makes absolutely no sense. Can you imagine if the Big 12 tourney was held in Washington DC once every four year to appease West Virginia? Missouri is going to regret this move far more than any of the the other Big 12 defections. I can understand the thinking of Nebraska, A&M, and Colorado, but Missouri is going to run their athletic dept into the ground in the long run with their decision.

    SEC includes KC in possible hoops tourney rotation | Campus Corner



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    HAHAHA!!!



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Somewhere out there Mizzoulander is figuring this is a done deal and is using this as more evidence that the SEC move makes sense.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyman05 View Post
    Somewhere out there Mizzoulander is figuring this is a done deal and is using this as more evidence that the SEC move makes sense.
    Wait til they bring the football championship to Arrowhead!



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by MissouriCyclone View Post
    Wait til they bring the football championship to Arrowhead!
    Wouldn't mind seeing Alabama/LSU vs Florida/Georgia in Kansas City.

    Kansas City for bball.... ummmm.... no. Even St Louis is a stretch.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    this is just politics. the SEC is trying to make nice with Kansas City as a favor to Missouri.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    The SEC will put Mizzourah in their place eventually. After realizing how far away KC is from 13/14 of their schools, they'll probably just put the SEC wrestling tournament in Columbus instead.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Even the delusional Missouri fans that I know don't believe this can happen. This article is hilarious!



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    The SEC will put Mizzourah in their place eventually. After realizing how far away KC is from 13/14 of their schools, they'll probably just put the SEC wrestling tournament in Columbus instead.
    The wrestling tourney is already in Columbia next year, since they are the only school with it in the sec. Mizz basically killed their wrestling program. Cripes, my auto spellcheck just changed Mizz to mizzoulander. My own computer is getting nasty.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Where do they plan on having this tourney? Isn't the Big 12 pretty much locked up in KC for awhile?



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Where do they plan on having this tourney? Isn't the Big 12 pretty much locked up in KC for awhile?
    Probably at Municipal Auditorium in KC where the women's tourney has been held. A few thousands seats is all they'll need anyways.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Where do they plan on having this tourney? Isn't the Big 12 pretty much locked up in KC for awhile?
    I'm sure there is a high school with a big enough gymnasium.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Where do they plan on having this tourney? Isn't the Big 12 pretty much locked up in KC for awhile?
    Through 2014. I wonder if KC will get less consideration for the B12 tournament going forward. Not that I think the SEC will come to KC, but the areana will probably be available some years.

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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by JD720 View Post
    Through 2014. I wonder if KC will get less consideration for the B12 tournament going forward. Not that I think the SEC will come to KC, but the areana will probably be available some years.

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    I see the big Xii going to okc after 2014.



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    Re: SEC BB tourney to Kansas City?

    Quote Originally Posted by BCClone View Post
    I see the big Xii going to okc after 2014.
    I heard ALOT of people talk about how much OKC sucked. The Big 12 would be very smart to stay in KC, IMO.



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