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    Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Said one Big 12 high-level administrator to me, “Louisville is really pushing us hard to join, but I don’t see the Big 12 wanting to expand."
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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Good for them. It wont happen unless they can convince ND to join them.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.


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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.
    Because the Big 12 was so stable with 12 before.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    How long has it been since the last rumor? Several more years until the next one would be fine.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.
    We've got 13 years of stability sewn up right now. No need to do anything hasty.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.
    If anyone bolts the Big 12, it'll be OU or Texas...and that would be the death knell for the conference whether we have 10 members or 12 or 16.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    I'd kind of like to get back to 12 so we could get another non-con game since we are filling up most years with two out of three games being other teams in state. Not sure Louisville would be my first choice though. Might be nice for Wva to have one closer conference home game than Ames though.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.
    The Big 12 is as stable as it ever was now with 10. Why bring in more pieces to cause possible rift?

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    I'd kind of like to get back to 12 so we could get another non-con game since we are filling up most years with two out of three games being other teams in state. Not sure Louisville would be my first choice though. Might be nice for Wva to have one closer conference home game than Ames though.
    I feel like a broken record, but people need to get over this. We will NEVER go back to 8 conference games.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    I'd kind of like to get back to 12 so we could get another non-con game since we are filling up most years with two out of three games being other teams in state. Not sure Louisville would be my first choice though. Might be nice for Wva to have one closer conference home game than Ames though.
    You won't see the Big 12 with an 8 game conference schedule regardless. It costs schools money, money Iowa State needs more than any other school in the conference.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    I know it costs money, but for stability, I still think the big12 needs 12.
    Stability after the current 13 year TV contract and GOR ends? Sure, maybe.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    oh Louisville you make me laugh, just like your pathetic football schedule.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    If anyone bolts the Big 12, it'll be OU or Texas...and that would be the death knell for the conference whether we have 10 members or 12 or 16.
    It would take more than just those two to go. The rest of the conference will be more than happy to collect their TV money for the remainder of the GOR.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    I wouldnt mind louisville. Bridges the gap to WVU a bit. Give them a decreased payout.

    The 9 game conference schedule is killing us more than not having 12 teams though.



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    Re: Louisville pushing hard to join the Big 12

    I see more members de-stabilizing things. ESPECIALLY if they aren't making everyone more money.

    The 9 game conference schedule is killing us more than not having 12 teams though.
    Wishing for an 8 game conference schedule is as productive as wishing for Seneca Wallace to show up under center.


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