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Old 07-01-2012, 09:54 PM   #4084
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Originally Posted by tredadda View Post
And the Big 12 of which 3/4ths of the members had been in a conference for 60+ years doesn't fit your definition of "around for decades with relationships forged with much more than TV money"? Wasn't KU/MU one of the biggest and oldest rivalries in college sports? How about OU/NU? Damn, you are Wickedson easy.
Yes but the B12 wasn't. The Big 8 had a population problem and the SWC had a competition problem. The B12 wrote completely new by-laws, it wasn't like conference expansion is now, where you join their club. The B12 was more like a merger with some SWC casualties.

I understand, nuances can be difficult for you.
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