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In basketball, Nebraska could fall off a map it's barely on, given heavyweights Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue. Only A&M and Iowa State will keep playing Nebraska.The other side of the conference fence won't be so green for Nebraska Kirk Bohls possibly breaking news that Iowa State will continue playing Nebraska in basketball. Makes sense to play them.
There were about 10-11 schools on Mike Blakely's release from #UF. Some of them were: #FIU, #USF, #UCF, #IowaState, #Temple and #Clemson.Twitter / @Josh Newberg: There were about 10-11 sch ... Iowa State is in the running for 4-star RB Mike Blakely, who decided he no longer wanted to be a Gator.
(Speaking of invention ... it really is incredible to see just how far ahead of the curve the Big 12 was when it came to the spread. Of the top ten teams above, four were from the 2008 Big 12 alone. That was truly the perfect confluence of innovation and skill position experience.)The Toolbox: Offensive Success Rates - Football Study Hall Rock M Nation's Bill C discusses offensive success rates at his new blog, Football Study Hall. For those that like advanced statistics, he applies them to college football. Besides showing how far out in front in terms of offense the Big 12 has been, you can check out that despite an offense that we all knew was lacking for Iowa State in 2010, we fared at least average when schedule is taken into account.
More details are emerging about Fox' planned cable rights deal with the Big 12, which sources say is worth an average of around $90M over 13 years. At that rate, Fox would pay a 350% increase over its current fee of $20M per year. But as part of the deal terms being negotiated, Fox wo...Sources Say Annual Value Of Fox-Big 12 TV Deal To Increase 350% - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal More information on the Big 12's new swimming pool filled with cash.
No Nebraska? No problem. Person familiar tells me Big 12 set to get over $1.1b ($90.1m/yr) over 13 yrs from Fox for 2nd tier tv rightsTwitter / Michele Steele: No Nebraska? No problem. P ... The Big 12 BE MAKIN MONEY.
Staten, a 6-foot-1 blur who has narrowed his college choices to Iowa State, Florida and Minnesota, scored 21 points and was named captain of the all-tournament team. It was quite a turnaround for a player who was criticized by some when he transferred from Sioux City West after a 4-17 season.Former ISU recruit likes ISU again.
I once said Big 10 hoop is like watching fat people have sex - it scars you and there are no good parts ...psu-Wisconsin tonight exhibit AScott Van Pelt has somehow captured Big 10 basketball perfectly. Seems like Nebraska is a natural fit. Twitter / Scott Van Pelt: I once said Big 10 hoop is ...
The weirder it gets, the more lovable they become. ... While Baylor looks like a dumber version of Kansas — tall, gifted and careless with the rock — these Cyclones seem more and more like the Cleveland Indians from that first "Major League" movie, the perfect patchwork of young and old, one heartbeat. Individually, they’re not much to look at. Collectively, they’ll run you ragged. ... Whether it’s confidence, faith, or some crazy combination of the two, this is an easy bunch to like because it has flaws, knows its flaws and simply schemes around them. The Mayor’s "Magnificent Seven" — the five starters plus Bubu Palo (one steal) and Calvin Godfrey (nine points in 18 productive minutes) — have more feistiness than a box of angry badgers. ... They won’t always be this pretty. But the more you see of this team, the more you start to believe that there will be more days, magical days, just like this one.Keeler: Don't try to explain these Cyclones, just sit back and enjoy | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register The Des Moines Register' Sean Keeler heaps a whole lot of love on a Cyclone team that's easily the most fun to watch since the 04-05 Iowa State squad decided to start beating everyone.
"I have decided to . . . transfer to another school," Phillips, a junior, said in a statement released by Iowa State. "I want to thank the Iowa State coaching staff for all of their help and guidance during my time in Ames.Iowa State men's basketball: DeMarcus Phillips to transfer | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register