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    Longhorns to CBI?

    Cougars, Longhorns to meet in College Basketball Invitational | Cougars | a Chron.com blog


    Several of my friends in Houston pointed me to this blog. Not sure how accurate it is/ will be.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Embarrassing for Texas, if true.

    I'm so glad Iowa State never played in that garbage during the lean McDermott years.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Embarrassing for Texas, if true.

    I'm so glad Iowa State never played in that garbage during the lean McDermott years.
    Im not sure we would have qualified.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Didn't there used to be a rumor that the Big12 wouldn't let their schools participate in the CBI?



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Is it honestly worth participating in though? Doesn't it usually costs the schools money?


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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Is it honestly worth participating in though? Doesn't it usually costs the schools money?
    Meh, even if it did UT has got some extra change.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    CFH 1st year I believe he and Pollard turned down the invite (thank god).


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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    CBI Bracket 2013: Texas headlines the field - SBNation.com


    The Texas Longhorns headline the field, and they will face the Houston Cougars in the first round. The winner of that game will face the winner of the Charleston Cougars against the George Mason Patriots in the quarterfinals.


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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Embarrassing for Texas, if true.

    I'm so glad Iowa State never played in that garbage during the lean McDermott years.
    Now we need an official CBI thread if UT is in it.


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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    CBI Bracket 2013: Texas headlines the field - SBNation.com


    The Texas Longhorns headline the field, and they will face the Houston Cougars in the first round. The winner of that game will face the winner of the Charleston Cougars against the George Mason Patriots in the quarterfinals.
    sounds intense



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    How embarrassing for Texas.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    If you have a young team, it makes sense to play this as it gets them tournament experience. Just look at the 2 big conference teams in it, Texas and Purdue. Both are very young teams.



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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Didn't there used to be a rumor that the Big12 wouldn't let their schools participate in the CBI?
    This is Texas. You're forgetting who runs the conference.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    How big is the CBI trophy? I thought programs lost money participating.


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    Re: Longhorns to CBI?

    It kinda makes sense for them. Their young players will get to play more basketball and they will get to play on a neutral court because no fans will be there. I don't think it is that embarrassing when most people probably won't notice.



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