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Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 07:08 PM
http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/13701889.htm

House bill wants to make state schools meet up
Eagle staff

There's another push to mandate basketball games between Wichita State, Kansas and Kansas State.

Rep. Jason Watkins, R-Wichita, has introduced in the Kansas House a bill that would require Kansas State and Kansas to play Wichita State in every sport in which WSU and the opposing school compete in the 2007-08, 2008-09, and 2009-10 school years.

The bill, which has been referred to the House Higher Education committee, would require those teams to meet on a home-and-home basis each year.

A similar bill in 2004 stalled in committee when KU estimated its athletic department could lose "hundreds of thousands" of dollars by playing men's basketball at WSU because it would lose the potential income of playing a higher-profile opponent with national television interest on the road.

The new bill would require KU and K-State to meet in their common sports, too, but those schools already meet as members of the Big 12 Conference.

SLAG
01-24-2006, 07:43 PM
Im For Genst It

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 07:57 PM
I don't see this ever passing with Sebelius (KU grad) in office.

SLAG
01-24-2006, 07:58 PM
I don't see this ever passing with Sebelius (KU grad) in office.


Power of the People my Friend

Reaper16
01-24-2006, 07:59 PM
Go Shockers!

Pitt Gorilla
01-24-2006, 08:01 PM
Some RWNJ wants to do this in MO. MU would have to play SMS, SEMO, UMKC. I'm glad Smokin' A Blunt and co. solved the rest of the state's problems and have time for this crap.

Frazod
01-24-2006, 08:03 PM
When it comes to football, I doubt if KState will have a problem with it. :D

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 08:06 PM
When it comes to football, I doubt if KState will have a problem with it. :D
That's the upside of the deal for K-State. If WSU had a football team, we'd lose $$$ having to travel there. Basketball is a different story. When WSU came to town, they brought some fans, not a ton, but more than usual for a non-con game.

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 08:11 PM
Some RWNJ wants to do this in MO. MU would have to play SMS, SEMO, UMKC. I'm glad Smokin' A Blunt and co. solved the rest of the state's problems and have time for this crap.
Doesn't Iowa have something worked out like this?

chuxtrux
01-24-2006, 08:19 PM
I thought Kstate was afraid to the play the Shockers

SLAG
01-24-2006, 08:20 PM
I thought Kstate was afraid to the play the Shockers


Oh they are

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 08:22 PM
I thought Kstate was afraid to the play the Shockers
Wooly offered Turg a deal, and Turg thought WSU and the Shockers were too good for it.

Too good after the Shocks dropped two in a row to K-State. :shake:

redbrian
01-24-2006, 08:23 PM
Some RWNJ wants to do this in MO. MU would have to play SMS, SEMO, UMKC. I'm glad Smokin' A Blunt and co. solved the rest of the state's problems and have time for this crap.

Thats Missouri State boy...(although my diploma still says Southwest Missouri State). :p

Skip Towne
01-24-2006, 08:32 PM
Wouldn't it be better if WSU earned the right to play KU and KSU? Like making some noise against quality opponents? What does either school have to gain by playing WSU?

TIED5573
01-24-2006, 08:33 PM
Oh, yeah, you newbie's THINK K-State is afraid of WSU, BUT the vaunted 'Hawks are the ones that fear, remember 1982, and Big Dance and Mr. Valentine and co go DOWN to the mighty Shockers!!

Besides, NOBODY beats us 32 times in a row!!!

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 08:34 PM
The Battle of New Orleans.

Saulbadguy
01-24-2006, 08:35 PM
Wouldn't it be better if WSU earned the right to play KU and KSU? Like making some noise against quality opponents? What does either school have to gain by playing WSU?
WSU has done nothing since 81, really.

Skip Towne
01-24-2006, 08:39 PM
The Battle of New Orleans.
A great game that WSU needed 5 things to go their way in the last minute. All five things happened. Shit luck. I don't remember what 5 things they were but it was similar to the MU game the other night where KU blew a big lead late.

bkkcoh
01-24-2006, 08:44 PM
this is why people are getting pissed off with politics. Why in the hell should anyone legislate such crap.

ROYC75
01-24-2006, 09:45 PM
Oh, yeah, you newbie's THINK K-State is afraid of WSU, BUT the vaunted 'Hawks are the ones that fear, remember 1982, and Big Dance and Mr. Valentine and co go DOWN to the mighty Shockers!!

Besides, NOBODY beats us 32 times in a row!!!

Don't kid yourself, that WSU team was loaded with talent.Levingston, Carr, wasn't Drieling a freshman and then transfered after that. I think Aubrey Sherrod was there too, I could be wrong. They earned that win........... But as one posted earlier, they have done diddly since.

Pitt Gorilla
01-24-2006, 10:10 PM
Doesn't Iowa have something worked out like this?It works out well in Iowa, due to all three teams being fairly good.

pikesome
01-24-2006, 10:21 PM
I thought Kstate was afraid to the play the Shockers

http://www.bigshocker.com/

They have a good reason to be scared.

pr_capone
01-24-2006, 11:58 PM
Wichita State Football... Undefeated since 1986!