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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    Dumb question: Is this just the release of the B12 and ACC schedule at the moment, or does the B10 not play Big Monday games?
    I think they do super tuesday IIRC


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    Dumb question: Is this just the release of the B12 and ACC schedule at the moment, or does the B10 not play Big Monday games?
    ACC and Big XII get Monday Nights. SEC and Big Ten get Tuesday nights.

    Edit: Bigman beat me to it.


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacktronic View Post
    The thing I like about it is that three straight weeks should really stick out in the minds of viewers, and hopefully recruits. I feel like if you played three weeks but it was split up evenly over the season, it wouldn't be as noticeable. Being on Big Monday every week for 3 weeks in a row lead viewers (read: recruits) to start thinking, "Damn, these guys are getting a ton of attention." My hope anyway.
    Is this a big enough stage for Henry Ellenson to reconsider his choices??



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Big Monday is an ACC/Big 12 Double-header. Used to be a Big East/Big 12 double-header pre-realignment.
    Gotcha, thanks!


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    I do. It's about a 4 hour drive to Lawrence from Omaha since I stop in KC to pick up whichever family members are usually going to the game with me.
    Omaha is cyclone territory. I think youre actually a cyclone fan at heart, but have been a fair weather fan of Kansas. Now that ISU is becoming a prominent name in college ball I fully expect you to jump back on the ISU bandwagon.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Big Monday is an ACC/Big 12 Double-header. Used to be a Big East/Big 12 double-header pre-realignment.
    Didn't it used to be a triple header with the WAC or PAC 10 night-cap? Or am I misremembering?


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by sadam View Post
    Omaha is cyclone territory. I think youre actually a cyclone fan at heart, but have been a fair weather fan of Kansas. Now that ISU is becoming a prominent name in college ball I fully expect you to jump back on the ISU bandwagon.
    Whaaa?



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by MuseumFaux View Post
    Didn't used to be a triple header with the WAC or PAC 10 night-cap? Or am I misremembering?
    Maybe? I didn't follow college hoops at all before college (Minnesota is pretty committed to ignoring the Gophers in favor of the pro teams) and my college years lined up with the Greg McDermott Experience, so I'm a relative newbie to Big Monday.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Exciting that we are getting 3 or 4 Big Monday games. Fred has put us in the top tier of the conference and it is nice to be rewarded for having the best overall season in the Big 12 last year.

    I would have loved to see us get another home Big Monday game, but 3 is huge. I'm pleasantly surprised that we got more than Texas since I think Texas might be picked ahead of us.

    I'm hopeful that we have a chance at Gameday against Kansas at Hilton. ESPN hosts have noticed how exciting Hilton is and how we have kind of bucked the trend of lower attendance. They only need to do a a little research to realize that if students will line up overnight for a Michigan game, they would go crazy for Gameday.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by sadam View Post
    Omaha is cyclone territory. I think youre actually a cyclone fan at heart, but have been a fair weather fan of Kansas. Now that ISU is becoming a prominent name in college ball I fully expect you to jump back on the ISU bandwagon.
    My grandfather got his incoming freshman eye exam from Dr. James Naismith himself back in the late 1920s so sorry, no fairweather KU fan here. It has been bred in me since long before I was born. And yes, I do know several ISU fans/grads here in Omaha but there is also a surprisingly large number of KU grads here as well. But I wouldn't go so far as to call Omaha a Cyclone town.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    My grandfather got his incoming freshman eye exam from Dr. James Naismith himself back in the late 1920s so sorry, no fairweather KU fan here. It has been bred in me since long before I was born. And yes, I do know several ISU fans/grads here in Omaha but there is also a surprisingly large number of KU grads here as well. But I wouldn't go so far as to call Omaha a Cyclone town.
    That's pretty cool actually.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    My grandfather got his incoming freshman eye exam from Dr. James Naismith himself back in the late 1920s so sorry, no fairweather KU fan here. It has been bred in me since long before I was born. And yes, I do know several ISU fans/grads here in Omaha but there is also a surprisingly large number of KU grads here as well. But I wouldn't go so far as to call Omaha a Cyclone town.
    So your grandfather is a Big 12 referee?



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by twocoach View Post
    My grandfather got his incoming freshman eye exam from Dr. James Naismith himself back in the late 1920s so sorry, no fairweather KU fan here. It has been bred in me since long before I was born. And yes, I do know several ISU fans/grads here in Omaha but there is also a surprisingly large number of KU grads here as well. But I wouldn't go so far as to call Omaha a Cyclone town.
    That is really cool.
    Since this the Internet, something snarky is required, so: pics or it never happened.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    -sigh- People will always find something to complain about. This is a great era in Cyclone basketball, embrace the good times.
    But no one else has to deal with this "problem."
    Well, except for the other teams that matter. I love this "problem."


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That is really cool.
    Since this the Internet, something snarky is required, so: pics or it never happened.
    Since this is the internet I am sure it will end with "Yeah that is cool but I am a Cyclone fan because MY Grandfather got a prostate exam from Pop Warner."



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