If we are stuck in the AAC, maybe we should push for it to expand

Discussion in 'Conference Realignment Board' started by Paesano, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. Dream Jobbed 2.0

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    That's the Big East formula for Conference Destruction.
     
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    From a purely hoops standpoint - this isn't a bad add at all. For everything else, probably not.

    ALTHOUGH

    Their baseball program is pretty legit. The AAC, for all it's foilbles - has turned into a pretty excellent baseball conference - not that that means anything to people here.
     
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  6. LoyalFanCT

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    Add Air Force, Army and Rice (if Houston leaves).
     
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    SonsOfNutmeg #TheComeback #UConnNation

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    I'm all for AAC expansion, and I'm sure that Mike Aresco and company have a plan in place already for this in the next few years.

    Here's who I'd invite to move to 16:
    • Army
    • Air Force
    • Boise State
    • BYU
    If (and its a big if) BYU wouldn't agree to join because they enjoy being an Independent, or Army or Air Force won't join, then I think you go after these schools:
    • Colorado State
    • New Mexico
    • San Diego State
     
  8. Who Ha

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    This thread is reminding me of being told to support our AHL team after years of watching the NHL in Hartford
     
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    Wichita State to balance Navy and stop. Nobody else.
     
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    I think only mtn west schools and Army are worthy and they are coming.
     
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    They are coming? Source?
     
  12. Exit 4

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    Sorry, that was one large typo. - I think only mtn west schools and Army are worthy IF any are coming.
     
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