Tute obvouisly wants the Big 12 to fail because ACC fans believe that saves the ACC. From a business standpoint, neither have anything to do with each other. There is no business rule that supports having four 16 member conferences neatly tied to the four team playoff system. It just coincidence there are currently only four playoff spots. As the power leagues need more revenue streams the playoff will increase to 8 schools.
fighting muskie, I have yet to figure you out. For a person that wants Cincinnati in a power league, having the Big 12 fold would pretty much kill any chances of Cincinnati reaching its goal.
I'm glad a present an enigma.
Truthfully I don't have a horse in this race. My preference would be for there to be 4 conferences of 16 and since the Big 12 is the smallest conference and has the fewest marketable brands they seem like the logical conference to axe. I've advocated a lot of different things on here and have tried to look at things from a lot of different angles. My personal preference is to see the Big 12 take 6-8 ACC schools allowing the Big 12 to stay relevant while also permitting the Big Ten and SEC to each grab a couple programs.
If the Big 12 isn't going to go that route and they want to grab Group of 5 schools to flush out their ranks with a bigger always equals better mentality then yes, I think Cincinnati is the best option due to proximity to WVU and their history of success in the BCS era.