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#1211008 - 06/03/10 02:53 PM Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10
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Baby Jay

Registered: 09/07/08
Loc: Lawrence
According to orangebloods.com the PAC 10 is going to ask UT, TAM, OSU, OU, CU and TT to join the PAC 10

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#1211009 - 06/03/10 02:55 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: Mustang]
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Rhubarber of Seville

Registered: 10/25/04
According to me.biz, it'll be a cold day in hell when that actually happens.
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#1211010 - 06/03/10 03:01 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: WisconsinJayhawk]
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Pac-37?
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#1211011 - 06/03/10 03:19 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: Vega]
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Rhubarber of Seville

Registered: 10/25/04
Why doesn't our conference take four from theirs, so we can be the Sweet Sixteen Conference, and they can be the Six PAC?

Lew needs to get on this.
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#1211012 - 06/03/10 03:30 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: WisconsinJayhawk]
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#1211013 - 06/03/10 03:52 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: rolo2383]
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Baby Jay

Registered: 09/24/05
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Thanks for the link to the interesting article.

In this scenario, it appears that KU is SOL and will be on the outside looking in. I thought it makes sense, based on KU's lack of football success, but then Nebraska appears to be on the outside looking in as well.

I guess it really boils down to population/eyeballs in a school's particular market; unfortunately, that's something that KU can't change and may ultimately lead to their relegation to also-ran conference status, along with the likes of Iowa State/Nebraska.

KU could really end up being screwed in this whole deal, and it will be interesting if there is anything proactive Lew can do to prevent this.

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#1211014 - 06/03/10 04:06 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: DallasJHawk]
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Registered: 11/18/05
Loc: South of Paris
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#1211015 - 06/03/10 04:10 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: shades]
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Registered: 10/25/04
What's your problem with big business, shades? I demand to see your Patriot card IMMEDIATELY.
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#1211016 - 06/03/10 04:59 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: WisconsinJayhawk]
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Registered: 10/16/07
Loc: KC
If that happened I would forever hate UT....you know the only reason Tech would be considered is because the Longhorns forced it.

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#1211017 - 06/03/10 05:08 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: seanr9ne]
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Registered: 06/24/05
Loc: Exile
Because the Texas Legislature forced it. And the Texas legislature won't permit this unless the little brothers, both of them and that means Baylor, are invited, too.

Personally, I think Baylor and TT should join the Mountain West with us.
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#1211018 - 06/03/10 05:09 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: seanr9ne]
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#1211019 - 06/03/10 06:02 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: WisconsinJayhawk]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 01/23/05
Loc: Wichita, KS
Quote:

Why doesn't our conference take four from theirs, so we can be the Sweet Sixteen Conference, and they can be the Six PAC?

Lew needs to get on this.




Yeah, we could do that, or we could take from a better conference to help improve ours. I say, let Colorado go. They want out and they suck in the Big XII. Why don't we go pick up someone like Boise State, TCU, Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, etc.

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#1211020 - 06/03/10 06:27 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: namohcan_99]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 11/25/06
I would like the conference to be:
After NU and MU leave for Big 11, Big 12 and Pac 10 combine. In football each team plays other division schools. 9 game conference schedule. After last division game the east plays the west. The first place team plays the first place team, second vs. second, third vs. third, etc. Even years the east schools host the game, odd years the west host the game. That give you 10 conference games. One non con game. ISU could play Iowa. KSU could play St. Marys school of the blind, etc.

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#1211021 - 06/03/10 06:30 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: namohcan_99]
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Registered: 08/31/08
Loc: Kansas
If UT would drop their own personal TV network and opt in to a Big 12 network, all the other members of the Big 12 would be happy and nobody would be looking to jump ship. UT's steadfast refusal to do so, while tying desperately to keep the Big 12 together is a tough sell to the schools potentially being courted by other conferences. In the end virtually every scenario I've read leaves KU, ISU and KSU sh!t out of luck. It's amazing that no conference would want one of the top 3 basketball schools in the nation, the 30th biggest TV market, one of the top 10 wealthiest athletic departments and one of the highest selling brand names in all of college athletics. Hell, they get a state with a similar sized population to Oklahoma and a lot more national brand appeal, not to mention better academics and more $$ than either OSU or OU has. I guess a stagnant overall state population and geography will screw us in the end if any of this crap happens.

I hope to hell Lew and our Chancellor can work some sweet magic if any of this sh!t goes down and we end up in one of the new giant mega-conferences, otherwise anyone left out will slowly and surely slide into a mid-major also ran status. It really looks like 95% of all of this is being driven by pure potential athletic $$ and the other 5% is being driven by academics and potential academic $$. Fans are playing little to no role so far, other than speculating.

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#1211022 - 06/03/10 09:00 PM Re: Big 12 Teams are going to be invited to Pac 10 [Re: Kman_blue]
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Wilt Chamberlain

Registered: 01/23/05
Loc: Wichita, KS
Well I know Colorado wants out because they suck. Can't we just let them go?

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