Originally Posted by HolyHandgernade
Now, maybe that changes if the Tigers have a very good showing on the basketball side of the equation, at least from the national perspective (because we know the majority of the SEC cares very little for the basketball season).
The area doesn't care for basketball much, but Missouri does. You've got a TON of talent coming out of the SEC footprint, and only a couple of strong basketball schools. Mizzou is positioned to capitalize on this. It's not like the SEC hasn't been raking in basketball hardware.