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    Re: Big east story

    nice to hear ISU was wanted!



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    Re: Big east story

    This really would have been a nice option. The boards that were linked here really sounded excited about what our four schools (and we were mentioned in some pretty good ways) would bring to the table in both football and MBB.


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    Re: Big east story

    Would have been a much better option than the MWC for sure...and you'd be crazy to deny that.



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    Re: Big east story

    Finally, everyone (Perrault, Keeler, and 90% of Iowa fans- I'm looking at you) that was salivating how ISU had no options and was doomed to the MAC can shut the **** up.

    I would have been very excited about this had the Big 12 disintegrated.


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    Re: Big east story

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Finally, everyone (Perrault, Keeler, and 90% of Iowa fans- I'm looking at you) that was salivating how ISU had no options and was doomed to the MAC can shut the **** up.

    I would have been very excited about this had the Big 12 disintegrated.
    The day it looked to be happening (i.e. the day Nebraska and Colorado left), I was very excited about this. If nothing else, we were going to land in a major conference, and we had the chance to make that conference better in at least one sport.


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    Re: Big east story

    I actually prefer the Big East to our current situation. Sure, ISU gets more money, but we do not fit in at all with the south teams. The Big East would have been a closer fit to ISU.

    When the B12 does disappear, I hope the Big East is still around at 8 teams to catch the 4 North teams.



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    Re: Big east story

    imho, would be a better deal than kicking our butts kicked year in and year out by the TX OK juggernaut. if you doubt me, take a look at the odds in the other thread.


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    Re: Big east story

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    I actually prefer the Big East to our current situation. Sure, ISU gets more money, but we do not fit in at all with the south teams. The Big East would have been a closer fit to ISU.

    When the B12 does disappear, I hope the Big East is still around at 8 teams to catch the 4 North teams.
    Me, too. I look at the next few years as our chance to build and position ourselves to be a good catch for whoever comes next when this blows up again. I wouldn't be surprised for the Big East to be a real strong option for us.


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    Re: Big east story

    I would hope that this remains the contingency plan if we are in dire straights again. I would prefer to be in the Big East also.



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    Re: Big east story

    If the Big 12 were in trouble in the near future (and I honestly don't think it will be. Where's Texas going?), this would be an excellent contingency plan.

    This would be like being married to a 9 out of 10, with an 8 waiting in the wings, just in case she walks out on you.

    But I don't think that we fit in with the Big East schools anymore than the Big 12 South. Actually, I'd say we fit in much more with schools like Okie State, TTU, and A&M than we do anyone in the Big East. Is there even an Ag school in that conference?


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    Re: Big east story

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    I actually prefer the Big East to our current situation. Sure, ISU gets more money, but we do not fit in at all with the south teams. The Big East would have been a closer fit to ISU.

    When the B12 does disappear, I hope the Big East is still around at 8 teams to catch the 4 North teams.
    Yep, I was loving the Big East option. I was actually hoping we would go there.



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    Re: Big east story

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Yep, I was loving the Big East option. I was actually hoping we would go there.
    I sorta still hope we go there. It most definitely beats playing OU and Tejas every year. Plus looking at the teams that play football, no way we don't finish in the top third of the conference every year if we had went there.


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    Re: Big east story

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    If the Big 12 were in trouble in the near future (and I honestly don't think it will be. Where's Texas going?), this would be an excellent contingency plan.

    This would be like being married to a 9 out of 10, with an 8 waiting in the wings, just in case she walks out on you.

    But I don't think that we fit in with the Big East schools anymore than the Big 12 South. Actually, I'd say we fit in much more with schools like Okie State, TTU, and A&M than we do anyone in the Big East. Is there even an Ag school in that conference?
    I think Texas will talk to anyone and everyone once their network is up and running, just to see what their options are at that time. Whether they are serious or not, every conference is going to be willing to talk because of that Longhorn money, and nobody will tell them that they have to shut their network down once it is going.


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    Re: Big east story

    Yeah, things will get dangerous again when the Longhorn Network is up and running.



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