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    Creighton to big east?

    According to espn they will join the catholic 7 in 2014. Anyone think McDermott will be able to handle a major conference this time?



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Maybe, only because the Big Least plays slow-*** basketball just like the MVC.


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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    LOL. McDoormat is back!!!!!!!!!
    Really wish they would rebrand the name of the conference.



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    LOL. McDoormat is back!!!!!!!!!
    Really wish they would rebrand the name of the conference.
    Eh, the big east 'brand' was all in basketball, and these teams that are keeping the big east name are the basketball schools, so it makes sense to keep the name.



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Eh, the big east 'brand' was all in basketball, and these teams that are keeping the big east name are the basketball schools, so it makes sense to keep the name.
    But now we can't use the nickname "Big Least".



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Catholic 7 will not be a major conference. On par with West Coast Conference. Niche conference with a couple of good teams but not much depth.

    Of course, this also describes the SEC and ACC this year.

    Edit: Was thinking of original Catholic 7 (Big East departures). Had not heard that Butler was joining, etc. With those being added, I would like to take this back.


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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Catholic 7 schools to keep 'Big East' name for new league next season, according to sources - ESPN

    According to ESPN article

    2013 will be Catholic 7, Xavier, Butler, team TBA
    2014 will add Creighton, Dayton, St. Louis

    13 team league total



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Catholic 7 will not be a major conference. On par with West Coast Conference. Niche conference with a couple of good teams but not much depth.

    Of course, this also describes the SEC and ACC this year.
    Idk I think it will be a good league. Butler and Xavier are also joining, two programs on the rise. SLU and Dayton are joining too.



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    He's having his hands full with the MVC this year. Even with the excessive stat padding of his son.



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Catholic 7 will not be a major conference. On par with West Coast Conference. Niche conference with a couple of good teams but not much depth.

    Of course, this also describes the SEC and ACC this year.
    Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, Xavier, Butler, Creighton, and St. Louis mostly besides Xavier and maybe Creighton are all going to the dance this year. That conference would arguably be better then the Big 12 more often then not.


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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Catholic 7 will not be a major conference. On par with West Coast Conference. Niche conference with a couple of good teams but not much depth.

    Of course, this also describes the SEC and ACC this year.
    Georgetown, Marquette, Villanova, Butler, Creighton, St. John's, and Xavier > Gonzaga, St. Mary's, BYU, and a bunch of nobodies



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by im4cyclones View Post
    Catholic 7 will not be a major conference. On par with West Coast Conference. Niche conference with a couple of good teams but not much depth.

    Of course, this also describes the SEC and ACC this year.
    I'd imagine the new Big East would be maybe 4th or 5th best BB conference.



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    You know Giggles has to have a mega raging boner over this.


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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    The "new" Big East would have had 5 ranked teams this year. Maybe 6 (I think Villanova cracked the rankings in early January or so).



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    Re: Creighton to big east?

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    You know Giggles has to have a mega raging boner over this.
    Lol I'm sure he does.



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