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    The Big 10 is going to be getting rid of their ridiculous division names

    Big Ten Conference to realign teams, replace division names with East, West, sources say - ESPN


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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by MJ271 View Post
    The Big 10 is going to be getting rid of their ridiculous division names

    Big Ten Conference to realign teams, replace division names with East, West, sources say - ESPN
    Wow... talk about a weak "West" division... yikes. Especially in basketball. And Iowa fans laughed at the old Big 12 North division? This might be worse.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Thank goodness. Those were terrible.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    They could have saved themselves the embarrassment and just used "East" and "West" the first time around. But then again, I'm not surprised they chose "Leaders" and "Legends".


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    Trying too hard is never the best option.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Wow... talk about a weak "West" division... yikes. Especially in basketball. And Iowa fans laughed at the old Big 12 North division? This might be worse.
    there are no divisions in basketball...



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    there are no divisions in basketball...
    There aren't division rankings but the schedules are put together by division. I.E ISU played big 12 north schools twice and south schools once.



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    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    There aren't division rankings but the schedules are put together by division. I.E ISU played big 12 north schools twice and south schools once.
    And maybe the Big 10 will do something like that and maybe they won't. 14 teams will make any basketball scheduling tricky regardless.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Wow... talk about a weak "West" division... yikes. Especially in basketball. And Iowa fans laughed at the old Big 12 North division? This might be worse.
    That was my first thought as well. Nowledge fans should be rejoicing.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    and Iowa's big 10 schedule last year was weak.....yikes.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    And maybe the Big 10 will do something like that and maybe they won't. 14 teams will make any basketball scheduling tricky regardless.
    They will you have to play your own division more than not. But ya with 14 teams it will be tricky.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    And maybe the Big 10 will do something like that and maybe they won't. 14 teams will make any basketball scheduling tricky regardless.
    Now that I do the math in my head 14 doesn't break out easily. Doing it this way would create a 19 game conference season which I'm not sure the schools would want. But who knows.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    The west division is very Mountain West-like.



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Wow... talk about a weak "West" division... yikes. Especially in basketball. And Iowa fans laughed at the old Big 12 North division? This might be worse.
    lol basketball....DERP



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    Re: No More Legends Or Leaders

    I wonder if they'll schedule like this:
    Iowa will play all teams in their division twice. (12 games)
    And then play all but one of the teams in the opposite division once (6 games) Rotating which team they don't play year by year.
    That gives you 18 conference games.

    Or, just do a 19 conference game schedule and play all cross division teams once. But, not sure teams will want that unless there is a big boost in $$$ by adding another conference game.


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