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    Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    With the AAC's emphasis on basketball, it seems like we could be an attractive candidate. I realize we are way behind in terms of overall athletic budget. That said, if we could make the tournament and maybe win a game or 2 the AAC would take notice. Do you guys think Dr. Guice will pursue this?
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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    We need to do whatever it takes to gain admission imo. Borrow! Beg! Barter! Bribe! Whatever it takes....
    Have you considered those Dogs?

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    We wouldn't be their first choice, but eventually they would look at us. It might take certain schools leaving and certain schools being called up, but we would make it eventually. I just hope we make it there before we end up in a conference with ULL.
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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?



    I think we get into AAC depending on who they lose.

    If they lose a Memphis/Tulane (Big XII could want N.O. market - even though that is LSU's), they could possibly turn to us (luckily we are playing good Football/Basketball right now).
    If they lose Houston, I could see them selecting UTSA/Rice
    If they lose Cincy/East Carolina (not likely), They could add Marshall

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Nope. And I'm I'm totally okay with that. Let's jjust build a strong CUSA.

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by HogDawg View Post
    Nope. And I'm I'm totally okay with that. Let's jjust build a strong CUSA.
    This. We aren't totally out of that conversation, just way down on the list. We still have a long way to go.

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    I think we would have to add about $10 million a year to our budget to even be considered.
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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by HogDawg View Post
    Nope. And I'm I'm totally okay with that. Let's jjust build a strong CUSA.
    I agree. We just need to keep winning. The AAC is not that much better than C-USA.

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by DONW View Post
    I agree. We just need to keep winning. The AAC is not that much better than C-USA.
    Same could be argued for C-USA vs Sunbelt
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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    I think we would have to add about $10 million a year to our budget to even be considered.
    We need that just for CUSA.
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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by boxerdog View Post
    Same could be argued for C-USA vs Sunbelt
    Disagree. I think CUSA is much closer to AAC than Sunbelt is to CUSA. Just look at Sunbelts TV, Bowls, and Revenue.

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tech77 View Post
    I think we would have to add about $10 million a year to our budget to even be considered.
    If I'm not mistaken, I think the average budget of AAC members is in the neighborhood of $42,000,000. I think given that number, the amount you stated is probably close.

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigdog13 View Post
    Disagree. I think CUSA is much closer to AAC than Sunbelt is to CUSA. Just look at Sunbelts TV, Bowls, and Revenue.
    I don't deny that. However, weren't some of those things negotiated before the defections of SMU, Tulsa, East Carolina, and Tulane?
    Have you considered those Dogs?

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    Re: Do we have a shot at the AAC if the Big 12 expands?

    Quote Originally Posted by boxerdog View Post
    I don't deny that. However, weren't some of those things negotiated before the defections of SMU, Tulsa, East Carolina, and Tulane?
    Part of the TV deal, but the bowls have been a moving target since they announced and the dominoes started falling. The new C-USA contract with sinclair and ASN has great potential vs. zero potential for the Sunbelt's TV package.
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