And from the "I've heard this before" rumor mill ...

Discussion in 'Big XII Conference' started by surly, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. isutrevman

    isutrevman Well-Known Member

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    I've grown to like having West Virginia. One of the few schools who's fans actually give a s*** about football and basketball. Baylor needs to go, though. I'd rather get rid of TCU or Texas Tech and keep WV and keep the conference from growing even further south. That's probably not realistic though.
     
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  2. SCNCY

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    As someone who married an Arizona grad, I would support this move.
     
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  3. harimad

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    We're not getting rid of anyone, guys, that's a complete non-starter.
     
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  4. Gunnerclone

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    TCU and Baylor should go bye bye. Then add the AZ schools. That would be awesome. We don’t need to be a religious private school conference.
     
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  5. abd4cy

    abd4cy Active Member

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    Since I live in Phoenix this would be amazing, although I have heard nothing out here about it. In my opinion if this had any actual steam it would be something those of us in Arizona would have heard about.
     
  6. capitalcityguy

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    So we are now bigoted against schools with religious affiliations? I missed that memo...
     
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  7. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    You must have missed the thread(s) about Catholic high schools too...
     
  8. Cy94

    Cy94 Active Member

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    Not believable. Can’t imagine a pair of rival in-state schools coordinating conference membership together.
     
  9. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    The Dude is such a tool.
     
  10. chadm

    chadm Giving it a go

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    Who would be the private school that every conference needs (at least one)?
     
  11. cykadelic2

    cykadelic2 Well-Known Member

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    Consider the source (Swaim) on this. He has previously thrown out a lot of realignment garbage with little to no merit.

    That said, there is a lot of turmoil in the P12 with Larry Scott inexplicably still in charge and the two AZ schools will do little to mask that turmoil, including potentially leaking rumors about exiting the P12 in order to help get rid of Scott. The odds of them actually leaving are near zero.
     
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  12. NorthCyd

    NorthCyd Well-Known Member

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    This sounds right. The fact is the time of bigger conferences and larger footprints is dead with the rise of cord cutting. The paradigm has changed.
     
  13. mctallerton

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    I can dream of getting rid of baylor, you can't take that from me.
     
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  14. Gunnerclone

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    I think we should get a waiver since Baylor likes to cover up murders and systemic rape.
     
  15. heitclone

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    Baylor to B1G? Just a better cultural fit.
     
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  16. Dandy

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    Ames to Lawrence: 268 miles
    Ames to Manhattan: 349 miles
    Ames to Stillwater: 548 miles

    Morgantown to Lawrence: 900 miles
    Morgantown to Manhattan: 996 miles
    Morgantown to Stillwater: 1084 miles

    Ames to Morgantown: 862 miles

    We're north but we're not the outlier. Which logo looks the most out of place geographically here?
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  17. mj4cy

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    Yeah....though it's only taken 24 years to get Texas here in November...
     
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  18. Dandy

    Dandy Well-Known Member

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    Lubbock to Tempe: 729 miles
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  19. BillBrasky4Cy

    BillBrasky4Cy Well-Known Member

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    This is overplayed. Everything went out the window with the last couple rounds of conference realignment.
     
  20. Sigmapolis

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    We should just be the I-35 Conference already.
     
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