Lately it appears that either the Mountain West has the most apathetic blogging fanbases in the world who do not care about their team win or lose... or that intrepid SB blogger mankdog has simply abandoned his post. Regardless, I thought I'd take the reins this week and see what they're saying around the country about TCU's big move to the big east, plus any comments that I deem necessary.
The Dallas Morning News' Tim Cowlishaw offered up his thoughts, describing the move as "understandable, but strange." He calls it strange because he believes TCU has just as good of a shot at making the NC as a non-AQ as they do in the Big East, where the conference will always be overshadowed by the SEC, Big Ten, and UT/Oklahoma. He then questions if this move is really just driven by football and describes how the move makes complete sense for TCU. Apparently Captain Obvious is on the payroll at the DMN.
wacotexas says... "Do you have a Scott Drew and staff to take you to another level in basketball?" OOOOH Baylor on the loose!
My journeys across the web then took me to Boise Fan Site OBNUG.com, where I presumed the vitriol would be FLYING. What did I find? Actually, they're pretty pleased with it - most view it as a their ticket to the guaranteed non-AQ bid, ad infinitum. And most of them agreed that they would've done the exact same thing and that they can't blame us. Then again, not everyone is on board: