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Elleshoe
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East Carolina also coming




this keeps getting better


rocket31
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S. Mandel seems to think they will get a decent TV deal


TigerPhan27
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What are we supposed to be laughing at here? Tulane or the big east? I'm not sure.

Good move for Tulane getting out of CUSA


TigerintheNO
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what happens to USM? Sun Belt?


teke184
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re: Tulane to announce entry into Big East today
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S. Mandel seems to think they will get a decent TV deal


Define "decent".

They're not going to get one on par with the Big Five conferences, but they may get one better than the Sun Belt, C-USA, or Mountain West thanks to geography as much as anything else.


Dr RC
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Is this a good move? Any possibility of joining one I the super conferences in the next 10 years?


If Tulane and SMU can get their shite together with athletics I think they could be future members in the ACC if schools like VaTech and NC State leave.


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RPC4LSU
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Perfet move for Tulane since most of their student body is from the Northeast.


teke184
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what happens to USM? Sun Belt?


Nothing yet. C-USA is still around for the moment.


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stapuffmarshy
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re: Tulane to announce entry into Big East today
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Good move for Tulane getting out of CUSA



a very good move


laugh all you want at the football side but IMO they'll be fine


basketball is going to kill in this conference, wow


good fit for both sides if you view it without some agenda (you know who you are)


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ProjectP2294
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re: Tulane to announce entry into Big East today
How about this for a basketball league:
G'Town
Marquette
Villanova
Depaul
Dayton
St Louis U
Providence
St Johns
Seton Hall
Xavier
St Bonnie
Fordham - I guess
LaSalle

That's 13, find another Catholic school or kick out Fordham and that's not a bad league.

ETA: Forgot about St Joes and Duquesne. A 15 team league wouldn't be unweildly.
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Elleshoe
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What are we supposed to be laughing at here? Tulane or the big east?




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BayouBengals03
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Could be a good little basketball conference.


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wope
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Lol, I know they are the flagship, but WIST sure is hyping this up. "Now Tulane coaches can legitimately go in to New Orleans homes and tell kids they could compete in a conference where you can compete for a national championship"


The Boat
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By 2015 the big east will be conference USA.


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Elleshoe
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"Now Tulane coaches can legitimately go in to New Orleans homes and tell kids they could compete in a conference where you can compete for a national championship"


this is the funny part of the whole thing. Its good that Tulane is getting out a dying CUSA but its not like they are joining a growing and improving Big East. Its a Big East that was/is on life support with regards to its football status. Its basically just CUSA all over again. The big 6 conferences are now the Big 4 + ACC...


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rocket31
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They're not going to get one on par with the Big Five conferences, but they may get one better than the Sun Belt, C-USA, or Mountain West thanks to geography as much as anything else.


thanks for mastering the obvious; where can i subscribe to your future blogs?


WeBleedCrimson
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UAB sucks

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ProjectP2294
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TCU and Utah might be the only teams that legitimately improved their standing in the CFB landscape during all the conference shuffling.


BayouBengal
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re: Tulane to announce entry into Big East today
So this is CUSA 2.0, is it really any improvement?


Elleshoe
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TCU and Utah might be the only teams that legitimately improved their standing in the CFB landscape during all the conference shuffling.


c'mon brah. I'd say A&M has significantly.


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