Big 12 Exploring Network

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  1. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    Thought this was important enough to have a side thread....


     
  2. megamanxzero35

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  3. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    The Big 12.
     
  4. JUKEBOX

    JUKEBOX Well-Known Member

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    If it happens...
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHZ_3FIiF2E&feature=related]Iowa vs. Iowa State Game - YouTube[/ame]
     
  5. cyman05

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    We need a B12-Texas network. It doesn't even have to include OU. It doesn't have to make much money (and won't because of the few TV sets in the midwest). But the perception and exposure of a network in today's age is getting critical.
     
  6. CyForPresident

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    Believe it when I see it. They talked about it 2007 too and here we are, in the middle of **** creek with 3 schools gone and a 4th ready to jump.
     
  7. alarson

    alarson Well-Known Member

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    The question is, how did those discussions go? Enough support for it, or one or two members bringing it up and it then getting shot down. Hoping because it was mentioned it means it has a chance of happening.
     
  8. cyman05

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    Let's see who has networks

    B10- check
    Pac12- check
    SEC - once expansion is done, check
    ACC- ?
    Big East if they survive - currently in discussions
     
  9. cyman05

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    Totally agree.

    However, why put that tidbit out there for the public if you didn't think it was likely you'd do it???

    Riddle me that.
     
  10. crash_zone

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    Do whatever it takes! Get a network NOW!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  11. megamanxzero35

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    And I think the Big 12 has seen the repercussions of not doing it in 2007. 3 schools have left and a 4th is teetering on the edge. More reason to do it now to build stability and make the big schools want to stay.
     
  12. CyForPresident

    CyForPresident Well-Known Member

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    To help put a positive spin on a situation which has generated nothing but negative publicity. "See? We are all trying to get along! Big12 luvs cooperation! Yeeeaaahhh!!! Shinny things!!!"
     
  13. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    This could be a very real reason why BYU negotiations hit a snag.
     
  14. nj829

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    Mountain West has a network as well. Not a big money maker compared to the Big 10, but the simple fact they were able to do so means the major conferences should be doing it as well.
     
  15. ricochet

    ricochet Active Member

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    Serious question. What are you expecting to see on this network? I think people picture the Big 10 network and I don't think that is what it would be.
     
  16. Cyforce

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    all ten and TCU????????? A&M participated
     
  17. Mizzoulander

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    Thing is, it COULD have been a cash cow. Except a lot of the best programming (UT and OU games) is already tied up (or being tied up) in Longhorn and Sooner networks.

    We all should have listened to Kevin Weiberg when we had the chance...
     
  18. Cyclonepride

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    The ACC does as well, as I've seen commercials that is shown on 13.3 in Des Moines
     
  19. cyman05

    cyman05 Well-Known Member

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    There are Networks and then there are "networks." For instance the SEC and Big 12 (and I'm guessing the ACC model right now too) have a network that runs from 11-2:30 on Saturdays. It's called ESPN owns the programming, needs to put it on a local channel, and calls it a "network."

    Then there are Networks like the Big 10 network that runs 24/7 on cable as it's own channel. This is what the SEC is going to be starting along with the PAC.

    There is a big difference, called cable subscription fees and advertising dollars from the 24/7 network.
     

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