Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 43,086, Level: 64
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,164
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    farminclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    1,816
    Points
    43,086
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 308
    Given: 27

    If we go to 12...

    Arkansas is a must get in my book. Big time school, with solid athletics, and they are in Big 12 Country. After that get Louisville, Memphis, or Cincy and play ball.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 130,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    8,090
    Points
    130,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 230
    Given: 116

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Memphis. Louisville, Cincy are a must, go to 14 teams. Memphis has to have something to do with this "new" tv deal with Fred Ex throwing money around.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 36,538, Level: 58
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 112
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    istater7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    3,037
    Points
    36,538
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 190
    Given: 122

    Re: If we go to 12...

    heres your list of top teams to get for the b12 IMO:
    arkansas
    louisville
    cincy
    tcu
    houston
    memphis
    arkansas and cincy are probably top 2 IMO..both bring good football and fairly good basketball teams. the problem with tcu is that it would not bring a good bball team and would almost have to go directly to the south division and we need north teams.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 162,895, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    9,393
    Points
    162,895
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,140
    Given: 11

    Re: If we go to 12...

    I like the idea of getting Memphis. Big money, good basketball, a football program we can beat :)



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 130,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    8,090
    Points
    130,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 230
    Given: 116

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    heres your list of top teams to get for the b12 IMO:
    arkansas
    louisville
    cincy
    tcu
    houston
    memphis
    arkansas and cincy are probably top 2 IMO..both bring good football and fairly good basketball teams. the problem with tcu is that it would not bring a good bball team and would almost have to go directly to the south division and we need north teams.
    TCU wont be in the Big 12 ever, Texas does not want to have more competition for their players.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 284,348, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,883
    Points
    284,348
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 365
    Given: 55

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    I like the idea of getting Memphis. Big money, good basketball, a football program we can beat :)
    Also a horrible academic school, never going to happen.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 417,377, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    62,256
    Points
    417,377
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,063
    Given: 728

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Just gop for TV sets:
    Cincy Big Ten Country
    Memphis
    Louisville
    Arkansas

    Houston and TCU are in UT viewing areaalready although it might help the new Longhorn UT Network.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 311,481, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyhiphopp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    17,637
    Points
    311,481
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,970
    Given: 4,554

    Re: If we go to 12...

    I would be interested to know what Arkansas position on this would be. Could the Big Texas conference offer more than the SEC? Possibly.
    It would help their recruiting in Texas I guess.

    I think Louisville would be a good pick up for the North. They have a lot to offer and are would have something to gain.

    I am curious about Cincy too. Getting into the state of Ohio would be big, even if it is a market cornered bu the Big 10+2.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 23,145, Level: 46
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 405
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    2,458
    Points
    23,145
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Also a horrible academic school, never going to happen.
    Because academics are playing such a large role in the current shuffling.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 284,348, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,883
    Points
    284,348
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 365
    Given: 55

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by jtd9046 View Post
    Because academics are playing such a large role in the current shuffling.
    Its why the Big 10 won't consider some schools. It plays a much bigger role than everyone thinks.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 93,953, Level: 95
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 1,097
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    4,097
    Points
    93,953
    Level
    95
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 406
    Given: 67

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Stay at 10 . . .


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 211,947, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    14,074
    Points
    211,947
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 492
    Given: 720

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Its why the Big 10 won't consider some schools. It plays a much bigger role than everyone thinks.
    Really? I didn't realize that Nebraska was such a powerhouse in Academics.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 35,724, Level: 58
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 926
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    isuforlife's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    2,877
    Points
    35,724
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 58
    Given: 303

    Re: If we go to 12...

    soooooooey................pig



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 284,348, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,883
    Points
    284,348
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 365
    Given: 55

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Really? I didn't realize that Nebraska was such a powerhouse in Academics.
    They are part of the AAU, which is what the Big 10 requires. Memphis is a tier 4 school.



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 21,498, Level: 44
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 152
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Arkansas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Bella Vista, Arkansas
    Posts
    2,409
    Points
    21,498
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 91

    Re: If we go to 12...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    I would be interested to know what Arkansas position on this would be. Could the Big Texas conference offer more than the SEC? Possibly.
    It would help their recruiting in Texas I guess.

    I think Louisville would be a good pick up for the North. They have a lot to offer and are would have something to gain.

    I am curious about Cincy too. Getting into the state of Ohio would be big, even if it is a market cornered bu the Big 10+2.
    I just mentioned this in another thread. As long as B12 revenue would match up with SEC then I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if Arkansas would seriously consider a switch, their preference being part of the North division. Face it, Arkanas has been pretty much stagnant since they joined the SEC. Just from some of the stuff I've read they feel they could potentionally increase their BCS standings as part of the B12.


    Never argue with an idiot. They will bring you down to their level and then beat you with experience.

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: ESPNU
  • Iowa State vs. TCU
  • January 31, 2015
  • 01:00 PM