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Big Ten and other Conference Expansion

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Mike80, Jul 26, 2007.


Which Teams Should the Big Ten Add? (please limit to four selections)

  1. Boston College

    29 vote(s)
  2. Cincinnati

    17 vote(s)
  3. Connecticut

    6 vote(s)
  4. Duke

    17 vote(s)
  5. Georgia Tech

    52 vote(s)
  6. Kansas

    44 vote(s)
  7. Maryland

    68 vote(s)
  8. Missouri

    91 vote(s)
  9. North Carolina

    29 vote(s)
  10. Notre Dame

    200 vote(s)
  11. Oklahoma

    76 vote(s)
  12. Pittsburgh

    42 vote(s)
  13. Rutgers

    38 vote(s)
  14. Syracuse

    17 vote(s)
  15. Texas

    122 vote(s)
  16. Vanderbilt

    13 vote(s)
  17. Virginia

    40 vote(s)
  18. Virginia Tech

    58 vote(s)
  19. Stay at 12 teams and don't expand

    25 vote(s)
  20. Add some other school(s) not listed

    16 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. muffler dragon

    muffler dragon Bien. Bien chiludo.

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  2. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Speaking of which...the talk of Georgetown to the ACC in all sports except football doesn't really lend much strength to the argument that the conference is stable.
  3. muffler dragon

    muffler dragon Bien. Bien chiludo.

    I hadn't heard that. That's fantastic! :lol:
  4. ORD_Buckeye

    ORD_Buckeye Wrong glass, Sir.

    Could the travishamockery that is the Big East be spiraling to its fiery crash?

    Aside from the main goal of destroying those who would deem it in their interest to bend over and let ND no-lube them, some of the collateral damage is fucking beautiful. So, so many sweet, sweet tears to enjoy.

    • Duke and Coach Krezoowski finding out where they really stand in the natural order of things.
    • The potatards having to go groveling back--Peterbilt hat in hand--to the MWC
    • And, will we ever see the likes of this [Mark May] again?
  5. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Retired Super Hero

    Vegas is preschool [Mark May] compared to Nola.
    they couldn't even handle an NBA all star game when given the chance.
  6. lvbuckeye

    lvbuckeye Silver Surfer

    1) they never should have left
    2) Utah shouldn't have left either, but who can blame them
    3) with those two schools, the MWC is a BCS conference.
    4) the MWC might STILL be a BCS conference when the dust settles.
    5) :lol:
  7. cincibuck

    cincibuck You kids stay off my lawn!

    All 15 Bearcat season ticket holders are pissed at this slight...
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  8. cincibuck

    cincibuck You kids stay off my lawn!

    How about the Ebony and Ivory League? - the ivory standing for the students.
  9. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Hard to believe that the BB schools would walk away from the tournament credits that they would lose.
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2012
  10. cincibuck

    cincibuck You kids stay off my lawn!

    I don't see Xavier, Georgetown or Marquette suffering for lack of a football program.
  11. Are the B ball schools entitled to a share of the exit fees? If so, I doubt they would vote to disband before the fees were collected.

    Eventually, the Catholic schools from the Big East will hook up with the A10 to form a basketball league. This wil give ND somewhere to park their non-football sports once everyone else wises up to what a lousy conference member they make.
  12. Buckeyeskickbuttocks

    Buckeyeskickbuttocks Z --> Z^2 + c Staff Member

    The "No Room Left at the Big People's Table Conference"
  13. bassbuckeye07

    bassbuckeye07 Junior

    Yeah I wasnt would make no sense but.....if the SEC joined with the B1G and called themselves the BEC then divided the divisions into the Union and Confederacy you would have somthing
  14. ORD_Buckeye

    ORD_Buckeye Wrong glass, Sir.

  15. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    What does that have to do with NCAA BB tournament credits?

    Edit: OK it looks like if they dissolve the league each team gets to keep their credits. So that would be far more attractive than the BB splitting off (where the credits would remain with the league).

    Last edited: Nov 23, 2012

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