Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 58,649, Level: 75
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,401
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CloneState1028's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ames, IA via Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    3,273
    Points
    58,649
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Follow this Twitter Feed

    This guy keeps updating info about the 4 Big 12 schools: Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa State, and Missouri going to the Big East.

    Wordmandc (Wordmandc) on Twitter



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 85,038, Level: 90
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 512
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ripvdub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Sk-Ankeny
    Posts
    7,172
    Points
    85,038
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 135
    Given: 492

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Interesting, a 12 team FB and 20 team BBall conference. I'm only down if it includes a tv network.


    #BEATIOWA

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 104,668, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    vmbplayer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,521
    Points
    104,668
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 47

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    He's a sports reporter for the Washington Examiner in DC.

    Not just a blogger. I'll give it some cred until proven otherwise.


    "Blamo"! The new CF approved swear word.

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 39,091, Level: 61
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,259
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    acrozier22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    In van down by the river!
    Posts
    2,613
    Points
    39,091
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 1

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    Interesting, a 12 team FB and 20 team BBall conference. I'm only down if it includes a tv network.
    Damn...beggers can't be choosers right now.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 100,403, Level: 98
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 647
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    everyyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    6,243
    Points
    100,403
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 248
    Given: 300

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Damn...beggers can't be choosers right now.
    Not beggers yet. We should be more cocky. Go check out that KSU site EMAW. Those guys post like they planned this whole thing and KU is keeping them down. That has to be the most entertaining board in the bigXII.


    ALL IN
    www.cyclonejerseys.com
    Always buying historically relevant ISU gear

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 124,014, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,882
    Points
    124,014
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,180
    Given: 207

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    This might have some crediability since this is the first time we've seen someone mention Iowa State.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 178,545, 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
    16,142
    Points
    178,545
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 9

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Also didn't all the Pac 10 stuff break from a blogger?



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 86,457, Level: 91
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 993
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,650
    Points
    86,457
    Level
    91
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 395
    Given: 0

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    If this were to happen, I don't see a TV network far behind. I've actually always wondered why the BigEast didn't have a TV network already. They should have the TV markets to make it happen.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 13,806, Level: 35
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 244
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    RotatingColumn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Sioux City
    Posts
    647
    Points
    13,806
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 153

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Boise to the MWC, Texas to the Big 10, and the NE Patriots to the SEC. See, I can do it too.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 27,844, Level: 51
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 806
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    driegner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Posts
    1,134
    Points
    27,844
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 3

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Quote Originally Posted by hurdleisu24 View Post
    Also didn't all the Pac 10 stuff break from a blogger?
    Orangeblood is technically a blog, but I still have to believe that the "source" is the AD himself. It has become the unofficial figurehead for the Texas Athletics Department.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 432,918, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    22,902
    Points
    432,918
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,757
    Given: 1,039

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    Interesting, a 12 team FB and 20 team BBall conference. I'm only down if it includes a tv network.
    What's so bad with 20 teams? We've had it for years that you dont play all of your football opponents every year, what's wrong with not playing all of your basketball opponents?

    A possible example:
    Divide into 5 team subdivisions:
    play your subdivision 2x (8 games)
    subdivision on the other side of your division once, alternating years at home (5 more games)
    play 2 teams in each subdivision of the other division once, alternating and rotating (4 games)

    Total: 17 games

    Obviously, a lot of ways to do this, but its not impossible.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 71,509, Level: 83
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,641
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Your first GroupVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mred's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    SE WI
    Posts
    5,129
    Points
    71,509
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 1

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    A possible example:
    Divide into 5 team subdivisions:
    play your subdivision 2x (8 games)
    subdivision on the other side of your division once, alternating years at home (5 more games)
    play 2 teams in each subdivision of the other division once, alternating and rotating (4 games)

    Total: 17 games
    I'd play two of the three other subdivisions, rotating which two from year to year. That makes an 18-game schedule (8+10).

    North plays South and East
    South Plays North and West
    East plays West and North
    West plays East and South

    and rotate from year to year.

    Obviously given BE geography those wouldn't be the names of the subdivisions.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 432,918, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    22,902
    Points
    432,918
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,757
    Given: 1,039

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    That could work as well. Definitely not impossible to come up with a way for it to work though.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 35,214, Level: 57
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 236
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ShopTalk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    1,666
    Points
    35,214
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 62
    Given: 96

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    Big East - I Like this!


    1. Keeps BCS status with new bowls
    2. opens up new recruiting territory that will REALLY help BB (NYC is all about BB)
    3. opens up the NYC Pinstripe Bowl as a new bowl to take with
    4. could add a few more FB teams to get to the magic 16 in FB or better even if don't so more teams have winning records. Flexibility!
    5. The BB would actually push the Big East TV Network as the NE is all about BB in college and that means more views over longer time period for BB games which are also more in number. Hoiberg and Fennelly have got to love this!
    6. Most importantly, ISU could step right in and begin competing in FB for the conference championship.
    7. ISU will keep its national recruiting presence for FB if the program starts to do better record-wise and all the old school connections won't go away, may just be harder sell. Success in the league will fix that.

    Overall, I think if the Big East thinks strategically and members stay together and don't bolt for a "better deal", this could be the conference that wins big -- IF they keep the number of FB programs at 12.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 54,461, Level: 72
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,089
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,537
    Points
    54,461
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 242
    Given: 328

    Re: Follow this Twitter Feed

    I love that in a couple of tweets he says that there is a push by Louisville and Cincy to make this happen and then says that key alumni groups support this idea too. I shouldn't be...but I'm getting a bit optimistic about this. Maybe it's because it's 2:18 am and I'm running on fumes.



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: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM