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    Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    I've been told that Iowa State will hold a press conference this evening at 5:30 and that it will be shown live via Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports.

    Here is a release from Jamie Pollard:

    LINK HERE


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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I've been told that Iowa State will hold a press conference this evening at 5:30 and that it will be shown live via Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports.

    Here is a release from Jamie Pollard:

    LINK HERE
    So, will Veenker have it on before men's league starts at 6?



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Should be interesting.

    Hope someone asks if ISU got anything out of this or did we really give all the money to UT and OU.


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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Finally some information. Hopefully the link doesn't get overloaded!


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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    First question HAS TO BE about the buyout money. I'm still in absolute shock that this is how it's going down.

    Did Beebe have any explanation as to why 3 schools deserve all the money?



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Quote Originally Posted by DJK15 View Post
    First question HAS TO BE about the buyout money. I'm still in absolute shock that this is how it's going down.

    Did Beebe have any explanation as to why 3 schools deserve all the money?
    1) Beebe said that the 5 schools offered to give all of the penalty money to the three schools to keep the conference together.

    2) Beebe said that the three schools appreciated the offer, but that the penalty money wasn't the primary concern regarding the conference.

    3) He didn't say whether any offer was accepted.


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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    part of me wants the Fuskers and Buffs to pay the money, but another part wants them to avoid paying the money.



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    1) Beebe said that the 5 schools offered to give all of the penalty money to the three schools to keep the conference together.

    2) Beebe said that the three schools appreciated the offer, but that the penalty money wasn't the primary concern regarding the conference.

    3) He didn't say whether any offer was accepted.
    I fully expect Pollard to clear the air on this subject tonight. Also hopefully on how the TV deal won't take place right away because of contracting and prior agreements



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Chris, if this question has not been asked whenever you get your chance to speak please be sure to ask it.

    I think most of us would like some clarification on whether or not the forfeiture of the money is true.



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Getting my popcorn ready



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    1) Beebe said that the 5 schools offered to give all of the penalty money to the three schools to keep the conference together.
    If that's true, and if Pollard confirms that, it will not help his plea for fans increasing their financial support, at least not mine. ISU must be doing fine if they can so easily give millions of $$ away.



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    If that's true, and if Pollard confirms that, it will not help his plea for fans increasing their financial support, at least not mine. ISU must be doing fine if they can so easily give millions of $$ away.
    Well if they didn't offer and Texas walked ISU would be far worse!!!



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Pollard had to ask the question, is this the best option for Iowa State? We trust him to make those decisions. At the end of this drama would UNLV or Colorado State or some middle of the road big east team trade places with us? My guess would be yes.



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Is he just going to drop his pants and bend over for the cameras?



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    Re: Pollard Statement: Press Conference @ 5:30

    Per ISUCY's twitter, President Geoffrey will also be in attendance.



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