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    Thinking out loud...

    Not saying this is going to happen or anything, BUT let's say the rest of the Big 12 decides to stay together. We have lost Nebraska and Colorado. We go and pick up TCU and Utah. Athletically....are we a better conference now? Nebraska football would be a loss but all together for football and basketball I would have to say that the Big 12 would be stronger. What do you guys think?



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Weaker if you include the full spectrum of sports (Wrestling, Vball, BBall, etc.)



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Not saying this is going to happen or anything, BUT let's say the rest of the Big 12 decides to stay together. We have lost Nebraska and Colorado. We go and pick up TCU and Utah. Athletically....are we a better conference now? Nebraska football would be a loss but all together for football and basketball I would have to say that the Big 12 would be stronger. What do you guys think?

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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Nebraska is no loss, Basketbal at NU is terrible, **** nebr



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    If adding those 2 meant moving OU and OSU to the north I think it could turn out good. But it would make it a pain to win the north.



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    This couldn't have gone in any one of the other "Big 12 Conference Survival Scenario" threads already in existence?


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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    This couldn't have gone in any one of the other "Big 12 Conference Survival Scenario" threads already in existence?
    It could have. But I have a huge ego and wanted people to see my thread



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Why stop there? Also add BYU, Boise State, & Houston...




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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    So how about this conference expansion stuff guys? Pretty wild huh?



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Weaker if you include the full spectrum of sports (Wrestling, Vball, BBall, etc.)
    Agreed. I was looking at just football and basketball. I think we would be better off at that point. Nebraska and CU basketball is horrible. TCU was better than both at football the last 5 years and Utah was on par with Nebraska (maybe better). Add those schools to a big conference like the Big 12 and they could just get better



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Gotta say I am more excited about the opportunity to join the Big East than I am staying in the Big 12 with addition of TCU and Utah (as you suggest)

    If you think about it, OU and Oky State would have to move to the North.

    North:
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    South:
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    I am just not buying that scenario at this point.



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by DMCYFAN View Post
    So how about this conference expansion stuff guys? Pretty wild huh?
    Today was the first I heard of it!



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by Lastplace View Post
    Gotta say I am more excited about the opportunity to join the Big East than I am staying in the Big 12 with addition of TCU and Utah (as you suggest)

    If you think about it, OU and Oky State would have to move to the North.

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    KU
    Kstate
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    South:
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    Utah
    TCU

    I am just not buying that scenario at this point.
    Really? I am on the other side of the fence. I think this would be better than heading to the Big East, plus we would still have some of the tradition in place



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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    It could have. But I have a huge ego and wanted people to see my thread
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    Re: Thinking out loud...

    Lets be real, there are only 2 sports, football and MBB. TCU and Utah are not NU in football, but they are better in basketball.

    Both schools beat CU in both sports. So overall, a wash, but name recognition takes a hit.


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