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    CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    I apologize if this has been posted. Let me know if it has and I'll delete. I find it interesting though. It is pretty obvious that CUSA will be interested in the Big 12 leftovers. East Carolina's AD has gone on the record about it.

    East Carolina AD talks Big East - Big East Blog - ESPN



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    At least we have a fallback option, though not a very good one.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    BZZZTT...no way. Sorry Chris. I think this would be the worst case scenario.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    So sad........



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    At least we have a fallback option, though not a very good one.
    It's a very bad one, recruiting would never recover.


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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    oh goodie, with the Mtn West talking about not wanting us, I have a bad feeling this is where we end up



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by Jarrods79 View Post
    BZZZTT...no way. Sorry Chris. I think this would be the worst case scenario.
    Hey I totally agree. This is the absolute worst case scenario. Check out our running blog on the front page if you want my take.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    But what about wrestling?


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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Yes, this is the 4th best option behind BE, MWC and a leftover Big 12.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Want some upside?

    Larry Eustachy (Southern Miss head coach) and Tim Floyd (UTEP head coach) would both be making annual trips to Ames.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    So... the ECU AD is mentioning that the CUSA should add the big 12 teams, while trying to get into the big east himself? Sounds like he'd just rather have the big 12 teams in the CUSA so he can get his school in the big east..



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Want some upside?

    Larry Eustachy (Southern Miss head coach) and Tim Floyd (UTEP head coach) would both be making annual trips to Ames.
    A positive twist...I like that...but not enough to be involved. This letter tells me that there is not really a chance this is happening. To throw an open invitation letter out there is just a formality, not a serious discussion. If you are in the discussion you do not throw out letters like this.



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    I've heard that we are talking more to CUSA now than the BE...


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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Want some upside?

    Larry Eustachy (Southern Miss head coach) and Tim Floyd (UTEP head coach) would both be making annual trips to Ames.
    Too bad Hilton would be completely empty....



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    Re: CUSA AD talks about Big 12 schools

    Quote Originally Posted by Bardman View Post
    I've heard that we are talking more to CUSA now than the BE...
    nooooooooooo....



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