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Re: Possible???

Postby SMUfan » April 20th, 2017, 3:45 pm

Let me throw a wrench in here: what if the Board of Regents meeting about "intercollegiate sports" is to accept an invite from EITHER the MVC or the Horizon League, since the HL was in talks with prospective members as well?[/quote]
I believe all MVC schools except for Drake and UNI would be closer to Murray than all Horizon League schools except Northern Ky.[/quote]
Distance in straight line, as the bird flies, from campus to campus

UT-Martin OVC 36 MI
Austin Peay OVC 54 MI
SEMO OVC 82 MI
Tennessee State OVC 88 MI
SIU-C MVC 90 MI
Jacksonville State OVC 91 MI
Evansville MVC 101 MI
Tennessee Tech OVC 160 MI
SIU-E OVC 176 MI
Eastern Illinois OVC 200 MI
Missouir State MVC 203 MI
Eastern Kentucky OVC 235 MI
Illinois State MVC 270 MI
Belmont OVC 289 MI
Morehead State OVC 289 MI
Bradley MVC 290 MI
Valpo POTENTIAL 342 MI
Indiana State MVC 374 MI
Loyola MVC 374 MI
Drake MVC 447 MI
Northern Iowa MVC 464 MI[/quote]

Better check Jacksonville State also. Actually you better start all over.
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Re: Possible???

Postby Jsnhbe1Birds » April 20th, 2017, 4:39 pm

SMUfan wrote:Let me throw a wrench in here: what if the Board of Regents meeting about "intercollegiate sports" is to accept an invite from EITHER the MVC or the Horizon League, since the HL was in talks with prospective members as well?

I believe all MVC schools except for Drake and UNI would be closer to Murray than all Horizon League schools except Northern Ky.[/quote]
Distance in straight line, as the bird flies, from campus to campus

UT-Martin OVC 36 MI
Austin Peay OVC 54 MI
SEMO OVC 82 MI
Tennessee State OVC 88 MI
SIU-C MVC 90 MI
Jacksonville State OVC 91 MI
Evansville MVC 101 MI
Tennessee Tech OVC 160 MI
SIU-E OVC 176 MI
Eastern Illinois OVC 200 MI
Missouir State MVC 203 MI
Eastern Kentucky OVC 235 MI
Illinois State MVC 270 MI
Belmont OVC 289 MI
Morehead State OVC 289 MI
Bradley MVC 290 MI
Valpo POTENTIAL 342 MI
Indiana State MVC 374 MI
Loyola MVC 374 MI
Drake MVC 447 MI
Northern Iowa MVC 464 MI[/quote]

Better check Jacksonville State also. Actually you better start all over.[/quote]

Lol. Apparently Loyola in Chicago and Indiana State in terre haute are equidistant from Murray state. Valpo, however is closer than both despite being in the middle of the two cities, which are about 200 miles apart. Smh...
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Re: Possible???

Postby Jsnhbe1Birds » April 20th, 2017, 5:31 pm

Here are the actual distances between Murray State and each university based upon the following "as the crow flies" distance calculator. http://tjpeiffer.com/crowflies.html

University of Tennessee-Martin - 36 miles (OVC)
Austin Peay University - 54 miles (OVC)
Southeast Missouri State University - 82 miles (OVC)
Tennessee State University - 89 miles (OVC)
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale - 90 miles (MVC)
Belmont University - 91 miles (OVC)
University of Evansville - 103 miles (MVC)
Tennessee Tech University - 160 miles (OVC)
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - 176 miles (OVC)
Eastern Illinois University - 198 miles (OVC)
Indiana State University - 204 miles (MVC)
Eastern Kentucky University - 235 miles (OVC)
Jacksonville State University (Alabama) - 241 miles (OVC)
Illinois State University - 272 miles (MVC)
Missouri State University - 277 miles (MVC)
Morehead State University - 290 miles (OVC)
Bradley University - 291 miles (MVC)
Valparaiso University - 343 miles (potential)
Loyola University (Chicago) - 374 miles (MVC)
Drake University - 448 miles (MVC)
University of Northern Iowa - 464 miles (MVC)
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Re: Possible???

Postby SMUfan » April 20th, 2017, 5:33 pm

Looks like the system is out of wack a little bit. Might not want to use the "Quote" system right now.
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Re: Possible???

Postby BCPanther » April 20th, 2017, 5:39 pm

So with 11, travel partners for Women's Sports would have to go.

Missouri State would be alone
UNI/Drake
Valpo/Loyola
Bradley/Illinois State
Indiana State/Evansville
SIU/Murray

That's doable, my guess is they'd figure out how to make Missouri State part of some kind of triad with UNI and Drake...
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Re: Possible???

Postby Jsnhbe1Birds » April 21st, 2017, 7:37 am

Today is the meeting. Keep us updated Murray State fans!
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Re: Possible???

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Re: Possible???

Postby Chuck_A » April 21st, 2017, 9:58 am

Just as they got to item #4, "Intercollegiate Athletics", they took a break. They know people are watching and are eagerly awaiting this topic. What...they think they're a prime time drama series?
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Re: Possible???

Postby uniftw » April 21st, 2017, 10:12 am

A proposed 1.4 million dollar athletic slush fund is up for a vote.

Exit fee for the OVC with less than 24 months notice is 1 million

That 1.4 million number isn't a coincidence.
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Re: Possible???

Postby tribecalledquest » April 21st, 2017, 10:16 am

uniftw wrote:A proposed 1.4 million dollar athletic slush fund is up for a vote.

Exit fee for the OVC with less than 24 months notice is 1 million

That 1.4 million number isn't a coincidence.


I would be shocked if Murray State is not an MVC member very soon.
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