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OK Big East
OK Big East you can have them now we are thru with them.
USM-27 SMU-----3
USM-30 UCF-----29
USM-49 Houston-28
12-03-2011 04:42 PM
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(12-03-2011 04:42 PM)Gridiron Wrote:  OK Big East you can have them now we are thru with them.
USM-27 SMU-----3
USM-30 UCF-----29
USM-49 Houston-28

USM merits a spot in the Liberty Bowl. I hope you get it. 04-cheers
12-03-2011 04:43 PM
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I think I speak for the rest of the Big East when I say that Southern Miss deserves a spot at the table, as does ECU. Unfortunately, TV markets rule the day.
12-03-2011 05:10 PM
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(12-03-2011 05:10 PM)jnewyouth Wrote:  I think I speak for the rest of the Big East when I say that Southern Miss deserves a spot at the table, as does ECU. Unfortunately, TV markets rule the day.
Agreed, USM could do some amazing things with BCS money.

Oh, and following the logic of this thread, UAB deserves a spot too. 03-razz
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(12-03-2011 05:10 PM)jnewyouth Wrote:  I think I speak for the rest of the Big East when I say that Southern Miss deserves a spot at the table, as does ECU. Unfortunately, TV markets rule the day.

We had a decent TV market today.
12-03-2011 05:12 PM
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USM has a very good football team. Even so, the Big East has identified three other schools/programs with a higher long-term value.
12-03-2011 05:26 PM
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(12-03-2011 05:26 PM)UConn-SMU Wrote:  USM has a very good football team. Even so, the Big East has identified three other schools/programs with a higher long-term value.
Could not agree more. Congrats and good luck to USM.
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(12-03-2011 05:42 PM)1badbird Wrote:  
(12-03-2011 05:26 PM)UConn-SMU Wrote:  USM has a very good football team. Even so, the Big East has identified three other schools/programs with a higher long-term value.
Could not agree more. Congrats and good luck to USM.

Except what USM has been doing the last 20 years says otherwise. Its a mistake to equate value with media markets...which is the same mistake the Big East keeps making.
12-03-2011 06:52 PM
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There again is the problem with the Haves and the Have nots. BE ,CUSA, MWC all currently are the Have Nots even though the BE currently has an AQ, the HAVES want to take it from them to only make more money for themselves. Great teams get overshadowed today by Greed . Big Market conferences, not always big Cities, IE state Flagship schools, already make up most of the Big Market share, IE, AQ conferences. The Little guy has No representation anymore . No leveling of the playing field unless You go Undefeated and even then You can get knocked out of the BCS title game by someone whom didn't even win their own conference. I hate Big Government, but like redistricting congressional districts, the little guy is given status to have a voting voice. The same should go to The AQ designation. At least should the BE lose it, that AQ could float around to one of the remaining conferences that has the highest rating that year and not given to the Superpowers.
12-03-2011 10:54 PM
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(12-03-2011 06:52 PM)STindell73 Wrote:  
(12-03-2011 05:42 PM)1badbird Wrote:  
(12-03-2011 05:26 PM)UConn-SMU Wrote:  USM has a very good football team. Even so, the Big East has identified three other schools/programs with a higher long-term value.
Could not agree more. Congrats and good luck to USM.

Except what USM has been doing the last 20 years says otherwise. Its a mistake to equate value with media markets...which is the same mistake the Big East keeps making.
The recent trade is not a mistake. Regarding media market:

Pittsburgh top 25
Syracuse top 100
Morgantown top 150

and gain

Houston top 5
Dallas top 10
Orlando top 25

It is a good trade!
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