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    Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    This is stemming from the Bill article also posted today. Would you return college athletics to as they were during the year 2000? Much has happen in the years since Y2K has it made the athletic environment for collegiate sports better or worse in your eyes?


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Would this mean Seneca is our eternal QB? And Cael will win the national championship every season while Eustachy takes us deep into March Madness?


    Hell yes.



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Hell yes. I would love to have the Big 12 again like it was in 2000.

    Conference realingment sucks donkey.



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Yes..



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Also, our women's Bball team was able to dominate with their finesse style. How I long for the days when basketball wasn't basketbrawl.


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    I put no, not because I don't wish the conferences would go back (I wish they would). But because that would mean we wouldn't have CPR, CFH, or Jamie Pollard, and I feel really good about the direction of ISU athletics



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Nope. I'm convinced that the next decade that follows will be much better than the decade that followed that.



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    What is so unique about the year 2000? Was college athletics not being driven by money then? It's been driven by money my whole lifetime. I only vote yes because I hate the whole conference realignment BS which is really just a manifestation of what drives college sports.



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    What is so unique about the year 2000? Was college athletics not being driven by money then? It's been driven by money my whole lifetime. I only vote yes because I hate the whole conference realignment BS which is really just a manifestation of what drives college sports.

    Agreed, it's always been driven by money. Realignment was even happening back then as well. That was the time frame that the Mountain West split from the WAC and discussions were started then for the first round of Big East to ACC teams.



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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    The Big 12 was born out of realignment - it's just that since we were one of the winners rather than one of the losers it didn't necessarily seem like a bad thing.


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Its just an arbitrary date

    Not complaining about realignment


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    I believe that college sports existed in every state already in 2000.


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I believe that college sports existed in every state already in 2000.
    I think the OP is concerned with Alaska, but not sure.


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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I think the OP is concerned with Alaska, but not sure.
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    Re: Would you return college athletics to the state they were in during yr 2000?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I believe that college sports existed in every state already in 2000.
    Which brings up the question, have any schools moved states since 2000? How long would it take them to pack up the buildings and move them?



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