Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19

Thread: Big 14?

  1. #1
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 7,924, Level: 26
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 226
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Cyclonus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Milwaukee
    Posts
    231
    Points
    7,924
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Big 14?

    I know the Big Ten expanding 1 team has been getting a lot of play on CF but, the Tribune is reporting that they are considering adding 3-5 teams. I think 3 is more feasible... what teams do you think would fit in the new proposed super conference?

    How about Big 14? - chicagotribune.com


    LIVE from the banks of the Skunk River in Ames, Iowa...

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 66,778, Level: 80
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,272
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    erikbj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    hiawatha, ia
    Posts
    5,259
    Points
    66,778
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 190
    Given: 50

    Re: Big 14?

    slide the clones in as #16!



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 208,808, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jbhtexas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Arlington, TX
    Posts
    10,818
    Points
    208,808
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 116

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonus View Post
    I know the Big Ten expanding 1 team has been getting a lot of play on CF but, the Tribune is reporting that they are considering adding 3-5 teams. I think 3 is more feasible... what teams do you think would fit in the new proposed super conference?

    How about Big 14? - chicagotribune.com
    In keeping with their current practice, it would be Big Fourteen, not Big 14.

    We had a big knockdown dragout on here in several threads when that article first came out. You might want to check those threads out...


    "Don't worry Boss...they can't do nothin' 'til they're through sparklin'..."

    Avatar - America's new superhero...Cenex Guy

  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 26,112, Level: 49
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 438
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    1,426
    Points
    26,112
    Level
    49
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 1

    Re: Big 14?

    The Big Ten will always be the Big Ten....it is a brand name, nothing more, nothing less. The name won't change, regardless of the number of teams. If it was going to change, it would have done so when Penn State was added.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 314,595, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Rolling dirty in Roland.
    Posts
    14,678
    Points
    314,595
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 211
    Given: 39

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkfan View Post
    The Big Ten will always be the Big Ten....it is a brand name, nothing more, nothing less. The name won't change, regardless of the number of teams. If it was going to change, it would have done so when Penn State was added.
    Agreed they will figure out a way to incorporate the # into the Big ten logo like they did with the 11



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 28,669, Level: 52
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,081
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cygrads's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Altoona, IA
    Posts
    2,006
    Points
    28,669
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 89

    Re: Big 14?

    Going to 14 would seem to be the smart move - why waste time adding just one. The Big 10 could really screw with the Big 12 and ISU by bringing in NU, MU and KU. This brings in a traditional power in football and basketball and the KC and Omaha TV markets. They could go east with Pitt, SU & Rutgers but I don't think college sports are the TV draw out east as they are in the midwest. In any event this may start the mega conference screnario that has been discussed years ago. When the dominos start falling we can only hope ISU has a chair.



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 17,652, Level: 40
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 398
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis, MN
    Posts
    626
    Points
    17,652
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by cygrads View Post
    Going to 14 would seem to be the smart move - why waste time adding just one. The Big 10 could really screw with the Big 12 and ISU by bringing in NU, MU and KU. This brings in a traditional power in football and basketball and the KC and Omaha TV markets. They could go east with Pitt, SU & Rutgers but I don't think college sports are the TV draw out east as they are in the midwest. In any event this may start the mega conference screnario that has been discussed years ago. When the dominos start falling we can only hope ISU has a chair.
    Where is the smiley face smoking a huge fatty, cause that's what you people are doing.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 136,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    herbicide's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    8,639
    Points
    136,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Big 14?

    All this stuff will probably benefit ISU, as it will force better TV and revenue sharing from Big 12 to make sure teams don't leave.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 81,936, Level: 88
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 14
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    5,835
    Points
    81,936
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 91
    Given: 0

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    All this stuff will probably benefit ISU, as it will force better TV and revenue sharing from Big 12 to make sure teams don't leave.
    Or the Big12 will fold as the Big 10 takes MU and NU. OU and OSU join with the Texas teams to create their own conference. Meanwhile KU, KSU, CU and ISU are left looking for a conference to join. It could become a very bad situation for ISU.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 136,735, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    herbicide's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    8,639
    Points
    136,735
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0
    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    Or the Big12 will fold as the Big 10 takes MU and NU. OU and OSU join with the Texas teams to create their own conference. Meanwhile KU, KSU, CU and ISU are left looking for a conference to join. It could become a very bad situation for ISU.
    True.

    I don't think it has much of a chance of happening, there is probably more $ to be made if they take eastern schools.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 177,197, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,140
    Points
    177,197
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 8

    Re: Big 14?

    Then ISU would join Conference USA?



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 18,922, Level: 41
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Grimes
    Posts
    1,193
    Points
    18,922
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 8

    Re: Big 14?

    If the big 10 goes to 14 that cvould wipe out the IA ISU game?



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 177,197, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,140
    Points
    177,197
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 8

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by IceCyIce View Post
    If the big 10 goes to 14 that cvould wipe out the IA ISU game?
    How do you figure?



  14. #14
    Rookie
    Points: 10,506, Level: 30
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 44
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    ktoddcyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Columbus Junction, IA
    Posts
    516
    Points
    10,506
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Big 14?

    Don't you mean the little 14


    "Whoever said it doesn't matter if you win or lose probably lost."

  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 14,999, Level: 37
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 651
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    567
    Points
    14,999
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Big 14?

    Quote Originally Posted by ktoddcyclones View Post
    Don't you mean the little 14
    Poke fun all you want, but the "Little 14" would have DEEP pockets if they do expand. They won't expand for the sake of expanding. They will do their research and be very picky about what they are looking for in a school. The Big XII should pray to whoever they pray to that Texas doesn't decide to jump ship. That has to be very concerning that one school stabilizes the entire conference.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM