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The BigEast considering opening up to social media for name suggestions.
For for it gang ...
My vote is for the Big Mess
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
Here's his story:
The (old) Big East, which is losing its name to the Catholic 7 basketball schools, is considering opening up to social media for conference name suggestions, according to a league source.
The league would likely do this via Twitter. Start brainstorming.
The league is currently considering a list of names provided by its branding firm. ESPN reported the league's lawyers bought the domain for "America 12."
The Big East on Friday finalized its 7-12 split with the Catholic schools and will emerge as a 10-team football league for 2013-14. Navy joins the league in 2015, and Tulsa has been the in-office favorite for the 12th spot for awhile. Talks with Tulsa could re-engage now that the C-7 breakup is complete.
The Big East just finalized a television deal with ESPN that one TV source said will be worth right at $20 million per year for basketball and football from 2014-20.
Nice. The Name that is being considered now stinks. America12? Worse than Legends and Leaders.
Call it JesusFreaks12
Why use any name with a number in it? The entire landscape is so fluid right now, so why back yourself in a corner or potentially change it down the road. Seems pointless and problematic.
If they want to represent all teams that could be in their conference (potentially spanning coast to coast), then I say "The Great Pacific Rocky-Plains Conference starring The East Coast".
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The Big Debacle
How about the Big Exodus?
Good ones. By the way the BIg Split just became official, the seven basketball schools will break off effective July 1.
How about "Amateur 12" or maybe just AM 12 because all of their games will probably be on Saturday mornings
This post was edited by FunkytownTide 13 months ago
How about WTF, nice ring to it.
The Big Meh.
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