banner

I have heard that we could possibly be going to the BE in 2013

Return to Forum

Please to add a comment.

Oldest First
  • fireman1234 Jun 17, 2013
    All Star

    WHO CARES?

  • tcoutouzis Jan 1, 2013
    Sports Legend

    If SDSU stays we will be picking up Boise State's schedule next year. I have heard it from a reliable person with first hand knowledge.

    The C7 are looking to get out of the conference ASAP

  • Ken D. Jan 1, 2013
    Sports Legend

    If SDSU is accepted back in the MWC (they can leave the BE without penalty, now that Boise has backed out) they will have 12 schools. They may not want more, which leaves Houston and SMU in a 10 team Big East.

    Those schools are: UConn, Cincy, Temple, USF, UCF, Tulane, ECU, Houston, SMU and Memphis. That's not all that bad. They would be in the mix with the MWC for the automatic BCS bid that goes to the highest ranked conference champ outside the Big Five.

    If UConn were to snag its desired invitation to the ACC, they could be replaced by UAB. Still not a bad league. It would be essentially what CUSA was several years ago but with a new name.

  • lazydawg58 Dec 31, 2012
    Pro

    It is pretty obvious that ECU going all sports rather than football only is merely a formality. The big question is what will the football playing version of the BE be by the time the Pirates get there? BSU is gone, there is some talk that Houston and SMU may defect to the MWC, UC and UConn could decide to go with the C7 for all but football and play as football independents with the hope of being called up to the ACC in a couple of years. Who knows what will happen but regardless it should be better than staying in C-USA.

  • Ken D. Dec 31, 2012
    Sports Legend

    Boise just announced that they will be staying in the Mountain West. No big surprise there. I expect we'll hear the same from SDSU any day.

  • fireman1234 Dec 30, 2012
    All Star

    Maybe Carowhiners will follow

  • All ACC Fan Dec 29, 2012
    Veteran

    The BE it shall be.

  • davenportj Dec 6, 2012
    Pro

    Lawsuits and buyouts must be settled. Each school must try to give a two year notice or schedule schools from their old conference to smooth the change.

  • tcoutouzis Dec 5, 2012
    Sports Legend

    View quoted thread



    It said that talks were in progress with the SBC to get the teams in sooner than 2014. If those two teams get added for 2013 or we are going to have a 9 team division.

    All I am saying is that if this is truly going on now, then other moves from conferences above ours are probably happening too. i.e. Maryland and Rutgers to the B1g 10 in 2013. Louisville and the other BE teams to the ACC,etc....

  • tcoutouzis Dec 5, 2012
    Sports Legend

    Here is the article.

    http://www.elpasotimes.com/sports/ci_22104316/newest-teams-add-big-markets

  • davenportj Dec 5, 2012
    Pro

    Heard nothing like that in Greenville or on Campus. Can't see it happening as ECU will be a football only school. ECU must find a home for the other 18 sports programs. And if someone was to say "No later than 2014" don't mean the schools will come into the conference a year sooner

  • tcoutouzis Dec 4, 2012
    Sports Legend

    It is my understanding from some people at FAU and MTSU that they are negotiating with CUSA and the Sun Belt to join CUSA in 2013. It is sounding like the BE is needing Tulane and ECU to start next year. I am also assuming the Big 10 is pushing for people Maryland to start and the ACC is pushing for its other BE invitees to start sooner.

    It all started from an interview by Britton Banowski in the El Pasoan where is said, "Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic will join the league no later than the 2014-15 season, though C-USA commissioner Britton Banowsky indicated there are ongoing talks with the Sun Belt that could have them joining sooner."

    We'll see. There is some reading in between the lines. I am assuming the reason for the addition is to save the BE BCS bid. I don't know. If this is true then we have to get Mitchell out of town asap or we are in for a world of hurt next year.

Oldest First
  • PGA Golf: Quicken Loans National

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA Golf: Quicken Loans National

    Sunday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA Tour Special: PGA Tour 2015: Playing with a Purpose

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA Golf: WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA Golf: WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

    Sunday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • MiLB: Durham Bulls vs. Gwinnett Braves

    Tonight at 6:20 on Buzz Sports Radio

  • MLB: LA Angels vs. Houston

    Tonight at 8:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLB: Washington Nationals at NY Mets

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLB: Washington Nationals at NY Mets

    Sunday at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

MLB Scoreboard
Interleague
Pittsburgh10:10 PT11:10 MT12:10 CT1:10 ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 MST12:10 EST12:40 VEN21:10 UAE12:10 CT
Preview
Minnesota
 
Arizona 12:40 PT1:40 MT2:40 CT3:40 ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 MST2:40 EST3:10 VEN23:40 UAE2:40 CT
Preview
Seattle 
 
Atlanta 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 MST6:05 EST6:35 VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 CT
Preview
Baltimore 
 
Philadelphia 4:07 PT5:07 MT6:07 CT7:07 ET19:07 ET23:07 GMT7:07 4:07 MST6:07 EST6:37 VEN3:07 UAE (+1)6:07 CT
Preview
Toronto 
 
Oakland 7:10 PT8:10 MT9:10 CT10:10 ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 MST9:10 EST9:40 VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 CT
Preview
LA Dodgers 
American League
Kansas City9:10 PT10:10 MT11:10 CT12:10 ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 MST11:10 EST11:40 VEN20:10 UAE11:10 CT
Preview
Cleveland
 
Detroit9:10 PT10:10 MT11:10 CT12:10 ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 MST11:10 EST11:40 VEN20:10 UAE11:10 CT
Preview
Tampa Bay
 
Chi White Sox 4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Preview
Boston 
 
NY Yankees 5:05 PT6:05 MT7:05 CT8:05 ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 MST7:05 EST7:35 VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 CT
Preview
Texas 
 
LA Angels 5:10 PT6:10 MT7:10 CT8:10 ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 MST7:10 EST7:40 VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 CT
Preview
Houston 
National League
Colorado 11:20 PT12:20 MT1:20 CT2:20 ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 MST1:20 EST1:50 VEN22:20 UAE1:20 CT
Preview
Chi Cubs 
 
Milwaukee 12:45 PT1:45 MT2:45 CT3:45 ET15:45 ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 MST2:45 EST3:15 VEN23:45 UAE2:45 CT
Preview
San Francisco 
 
San Diego 4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Preview
NY Mets 
 
Washington 4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 MST6:10 EST6:40 VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 CT
Preview
Miami 
 
Cincinnati 5:15 PT6:15 MT7:15 CT8:15 ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 MST7:15 EST7:45 VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 CT
Preview
St. Louis 
 
ATP Scoreboard
Wednesday, Jul. 29
BB&T Atlanta Open (ATP)
First Round
R. Berankis 
T. Smyczek 
R. Stepanek 
C. Eubanks 
 
Suisse Open Gstaad (ATP)
Second Round
(2) F. Lopez     
J. Reister     
(8) S. Giraldo6 6    
M. Ilhan2 3    
(4) P. Andujar7 6    
D. Lajovic5 2    
(5) T. Bellucci5     
S. Robert0     
 
bet-at-home Open (ATP)
Second Round
(3) R. Bautista A62 67    
A. Bedene77 79    
(6) J. Monaco1 5    
L. Pouille6 7    
(8) F. Fognini6 3 6   
A. Ramos-Vino2 6 3   
(2) T. Robredo4     
B. Paire1     
 
WTA Scoreboard
Wednesday, Jul. 29
Brasil Tennis Cup (WTA)
Second Round
(8) P. Kania2 67    
G. Ce6 79    
(7) L. Siegemund6 6    
E. Kostova3 1    
(2) A. Tomljanovi1 6 1   
T. Martincova6 4 6   
(1) T. Maria3 1    
M. Torro-Flor6 6    
(5) B. Mattek-San6 0    
A. Bogdan2 1    
V. Cepede Roy1     
A. Sevastova2     
(3) A. Beck 
A. Lim 
(4) T. Pereira 
R. Ozaki 
 
Baku Cup (WTA)
First Round
(9) D. Kovinic0 0    
E. Rodina6 2    
(2) K. Knapp6 6    
S. Voegele1 4    
Second Round
L. Zhu4 6 3   
D. Vekic6 0 6   
M. Gasparyan6 6    
Z. Yang4 4    
A. Hlavackova64 2    
A. Panova77 6    
(1) A. Pavlyuchen3     
K. Bondarenko0