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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    This makes me think that ISU-Kansas is set up for some kind of big Saturday feature. I'm good with that.
    Gotta think so. Either primetime Saturday on ESPN or CBS on a Saturday afternoon.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Or a home game with Oklahoma State as I think they will be bad.
    Good call. At any rate I'm happy with the bulk of our marquee games ending up on weeknights. It's much easier to pace the living room like a lunatic if the kids are in bed by tip-off.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Gotta think so. Either primetime Saturday on ESPN or CBS on a Saturday afternoon.
    Either one is a nice audience to say some Jayhawk tears.


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    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.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Gotta think so. Either primetime Saturday on ESPN or CBS on a Saturday afternoon.
    Getting one of the CBS slots would be cool. How many of those does the Big 12 typically get per season? Can't be more than one or two.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Maybe KU @ ISU is on Saturday? That would be sweet for out of towners. It's been Big Monday games for last two years and haven't been able to make it there.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Damn, just getting pieces of the schedule has me ready for basketball season now..



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Damn, just getting pieces of the schedule has me ready for basketball season now..
    Please let this FB season at least be good enough to tide us over. Too excited for hoops to start!



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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.
    plus they'll be able get into a routine for the short turn arounds. That's good, I think.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

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    Getting one of the CBS slots would be cool. How many of those does the Big 12 typically get per season? Can't be more than one or two.
    Sounds about right. I remember Oklahoma State at Kansas being 1 last year and Texas having 1 in the non-conference. Not sure if there was another one.



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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.
    I think this is a very good point.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

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    plus they'll be able get into a routine for the short turn arounds. That's good, I think.

    Agree although tough teams don't care about logistics. They just ball and win.


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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Getting one of the CBS slots would be cool. How many of those does the Big 12 typically get per season? Can't be more than one or two.
    Does CBS even do Big 12 conference games?



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    plus they'll be able get into a routine for the short turn arounds. That's good, I think.
    And really, ISU's got nothing to lose on the 2 short turnaround games. @KU and @OU are probably games that a lot of people would predict as losses anyway. I kind of love it.



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    Re: Big 12/Big Monday Schedule

    I just knew they would screw us with the trip to KU. I am sure we will be somewhere in Texas that Saturday just to make it that much harder.

    I just wish we could have had our big games when the team is in a routine. I HATE going on the road for Monday games. We have the chance for a really special season and I want every advantage that we can get.



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