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So, are any of y'all hearing that Campbell, Jacksonville and Stetson may be joining the BSC? I can't tell if that's speculation from A Sea of Red, or if they are actually hearing rumblings of this happening.

Apparently there is a 10:30am announcement of BSC football expansion.

Oh my Gosh! A merger of the BSC and A-Sun conference would be SO amazing! I am hoping this is the answer. It would create an 18 team basketball conference and a 9 team football conference with room for growth!
(This post was last modified: 09-13-2016 08:06 AM by army56mike.)
09-13-2016 07:55 AM
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Only joining as a football conference. This does nothing to help us in the immediate. Those schools mentioned have made no mention of providing schollies.

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09-13-2016 12:43 PM
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absolutely nothing new from this

KSU FB is the only program affected, and only marginally

waste of time and effort waiting for this "announcement"

what a joke
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09-13-2016 12:53 PM
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Yeah, this is really an announcement about nothing. Nothing happened! None of the A-Sun (Pioneer Conference) football teams have shown an inclination to upgrade to scholarship football.

This should have been an announcement that the two conferences merged and then it would have been worth something.

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Kennesaw St.
Liberty
Radford
Longwood
High Point
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Campbell
North Florida
Florida Gulf Coast
Jacksonville
Stetson
South Carolina Upstate
Winthrop
UNC Asheville
Presbyterian College
Charleston Southern
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The Big South could use some fresh meat. I don't know how many can come in and compete right away. If all are like Jacksonville then the answer is probably at best "not many." It doesn't look like a big deal at the moment but it does give programs a chance to challenge themselves without having to leave their current conference. It also helps the Big South keep an auto-bid to the playoffs. Win-win.
09-13-2016 09:08 PM
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I am hearing, and seeing, that North Alabama will most likely join the Big South for football once their other sports join the Atlantic Sun.

That's a good thing. Moves us up to 8 teams at least. We need a couple more before I feel more comfortable about BSC viability.
12-06-2016 06:07 PM
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(12-06-2016 06:07 PM)army56mike Wrote:  I am hearing, and seeing, that North Alabama will most likely join the Big South for football once their other sports join the Atlantic Sun.

That's a good thing. Moves us up to 8 teams at least. We need a couple more before I feel more comfortable about BSC viability.

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12-06-2016 09:47 PM
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Alright! Let's grab up 2 more teams and get rolling! I want a couple Florida schools, or Morehead St.
12-07-2016 02:55 AM
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Just fuel for thought, UNA played and lost 31-12 at Jacksonville St. this year. Liberty lost at home to the same team 48-19. UNA is in the semi finals of the D2 playoff. Where do you think this team would fit in the Big South standings this year. I think they would have ended, at best 2 at worst four, but probably third behind LU and CSU but ahead of KSU. Imo
12-08-2016 11:35 AM
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I'm not sure. But I would have CSU, Us, and KSU ahead of them for sure.
12-08-2016 04:52 PM
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