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    Big 10 expansion - it has begun.


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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    any more explanation...

    Can't listen



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Oh ****... here we go...



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    any more explanation...

    Can't listen
    it's just an article.


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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Mizzou would have to pay roughly $9 mil to the Big 12 to leave and they'd make $1.3 mil a month - see ya later Mizzou



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Interesting...if true...are they hoping that all four accept and then offer one other school to get to 16? Or are they only going to let three of the four offers get in and limit the size to 14? No way do they stop at 15...



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Here we go...


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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    If true, I hope those that said "it will never happen" are starting to realize that this could be one of the darkest days in ISU sports history. Not good, not at all.



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Why does the Big 234324 think it is a given that any of those schools will accept.


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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    Interesting...if true...are they hoping that all four accept and then offer one other school to get to 16? Or are they only going to let three of the four offers get in and limit the size to 14? No way do they stop at 15...
    Uhh, it explains that in the article. Pretty much like an Ultimatum to ND to get on the bus or see ya later. If they join they go to 16, if not they stick with 14.



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why does the Big 234324 think it is a given that any of those schools will accept.
    Money? Which is the reason any school would accept and the reason this whole thing is being talked about.




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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by galactawitz View Post
    Uhh, it explains that in the article. Pretty much like an Ultimatum to ND to get on the bus or see ya later. If they join they go to 16, if not they stick with 14.
    Sorry...working...didn't have time to read it all of it yet...but thanks for the clarification!



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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why does the Big 234324 think it is a given that any of those schools will accept.
    Of those 4, I think Notre Dame is the only school that won't accept. It's pretty well known that both Rutgers and Mizzou would jump in a heartbeat. The wildcard is Nebraska - are they just playing the Big 12, or are they actually serious.


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    Re: Big 10 expansion - it has begun.

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why does the Big 234324 think it is a given that any of those schools will accept.
    Missouri has been actively lobbying to join for years, Tom Osborn pretty much said as much several times the last few months, and Rutgers has nothing to lose and everything to gain by the move.



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