It's good to have a backup plan - MWC!

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  1. LZclone

    LZclone Active Member

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    #2 LZclone, Sep 20, 2011
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    NO IT IS NOT!


    point of clarification...

    it is good to have a back up plan; however, if this is it I want everyone involved fired!
     
  2. HuxleyClone

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    Surprise surprise the Des Moines Hawkeye Newsletter puts this out there NOW!
     
  3. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    That's not a backup plan, that's a suicide plan.
     
  4. GoClones123

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    I need a drink............
     
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  5. CycloneErik

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    Of course there was some sort of conversation. How would the MWC not at least make the phone call? Even call twice.
    That doesn't mean we're looking at them as a serious option.
     
  6. kberyldial

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  7. ISUFB

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    So what's our back up to our backup?
    the Iowa Conference?

    anyone willing to come to Mankato and drink me til i die? Perhaps some hookers? after we're done... we'll kill them? anyone?
     
  8. LZclone

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    I'm in with an old Twin Lakes Conference guy! I have a shovel to burry the bodies!

    by the way, I have no idea why we left the Conference, but I suspect it was because too many concessions were being offered to Pocahontas.
     
  9. xboxfever

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  10. jsb

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    This really ticked me off. I completely understand that the Mountain West would call us. But the Register has been pushing the Mountain West on us for a while now.

    In pretty much every chat done by their "reporters" when asked where they think ISU will end up, they say MWC. And that stupid article by Hanson mentioned the MWC as the most likely.

    And yet have we seen a positive opinion sports piece about the reasons why Iowa State belongs in a conference better than the MWC in the Register? Nope. But we've seen that in the Kansas City paper. We've seen that a bit in the national media. But the REgister? Not at all. It makes me very angry.
     
  11. MissouriCyclone

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  12. Cyclonepride

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    Option 1- big 12
    Option 2- merged big 12 and big east
    There is no need for an option3
     
  13. Rhoadhoused

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    MWC: "We want you ISU because you would be far and away better than every school in our conference"

    ISU: "Thanks but no thanks"
     
  14. hawksuck75

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PBxbyruGhY]NO! GOD PLEASE NO! - YouTube[/ame]
     
  15. cyfan92

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    How much would this cut the athletic budget?
     
  16. LZclone

    LZclone Active Member

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    minimum 30% closer to 40%
     
  17. shawn_200m

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    The MWC is actually currently ranked ahead of the Big East in the conference rankings. Boise St. and TCU's strength are the big reasons why, but people need to realize that the Big East is WEAK. Now in no way do I think that ISU will or should consider the MWC as a viable option, it is pretty much on par with the Big East, which would also be terrible IMO.
     
  18. xboxfever

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    Huge differences. 1, the MWC is not an AQ conference. The Big East is. 2. The money is also far apart. If you are not in one of these AQ conferences, you become irrelevant with these super conferences becoming a reality.
     
  19. ajk4st8

    ajk4st8 Well-Known Member

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    I dont see anywhere in that article that this situation is even likely.
     

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