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    Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Can someone help explain this to me?

    Are there really that many Mizzou fans in St. Louis and KC?

    Athletically speaking, Mizzou is not all that great. They are pretty bad in basketball these days, and football had a couple good years in the last 40 or so? Their football stadium is a piece of crap IMO.

    I don't think their academics are anything special either, correct?

    I'm guessing it just comes down to the St. Louis and KC TV markets, huh?



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Many TV's between KC and STL



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Can someone help explain this to me?

    Are there really that many Mizzou fans in St. Louis and KC?

    Athletically speaking, Mizzou is not all that great. They are pretty bad in basketball these days, and football had a couple good years in the last 40 or so? Their football stadium is a piece of crap IMO.

    I don't think their academics are anything special either, correct?

    I'm guessing it just comes down to the St. Louis and KC TV markets, huh?
    Was it just me or did I see them in the Elite 8 2 freaking years ago?


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    The collective hive mind known as the Big Ten simply wishes to assimilate the likeness of Gary Pinkel as their own.



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Was it just me or did I see them in the Elite 8 2 freaking years ago?
    Just you. They weren't really there.


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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    Many TV's between KC and STL
    This is it plain and simple.


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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Was it just me or did I see them in the Final Four 2 freaking years ago?
    Just you.

    2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    If Missouri is pretty bad at basketball, what are we considered?



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Was it just me or did I see them in the Elite 8 2 freaking years ago?
    It was just you.



    Mizzou made the Elite 8 last year...


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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Yeah yeah... meant elite 8. Got it changed, but you were already quoting me.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    They are the only major school inside of two major tv markets. they are a good academic institution. They were ranked number one in football recently. They are a good up and coming basketball team.
    But mainly, they are the only major school between two major tv markets.


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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Mizzou isn't all that golden. It shares it's major markets with other college teams as well as pro-teams. But even then, I think, they do alright.



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Can someone help explain this to me?

    Are there really that many Mizzou fans in St. Louis and KC?

    Athletically speaking, Mizzou is not all that great. They are pretty bad in basketball these days, and football had a couple good years in the last 40 or so? Their football stadium is a piece of crap IMO.

    I don't think their academics are anything special either, correct?

    I'm guessing it just comes down to the St. Louis and KC TV markets, huh?
    Really? Objectivity is not your strong point, I see.


    Gotta love Clone fans trashing Mizzou and in another recent thread Minnesota.

    I love ISU as much as anyone but honestly, anyone who feels that these other Universities are not on the same level and in some areas even ahead of ISU are just plain stooopid.


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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    I really don't understand the Big 10's love for Missouri. It might deliver TV sets outside of Columbia, but viewership in KC and StL is mostly pro sports.



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    Re: Besides geographical location, what does Missouri offer the Big 10?

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    Many TV's between KC and STL

    There might be many TV's in KC and STL, but there aren't too many between them.



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