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    Huge, Huge, Huge win

    There's really nothing else you can say. If you lose this game, the wheels may have just fallen off the bus.

    That's a huge win and a big time effort by our guys. I can't even begin to express how excited I am about that win. I don't think we've won many games against teams with that caliber for a few years now, so it's GREAT to get one tonight. Baylor's not an elite team but they're definitely dangerous and talented.

    Crowd tonight as awesome. I'm not sure the attendance figures, and that could be improved, but that was a helluva lot of fun for those of us who made it tonight. Be sure to check this team out because this is the start of something special.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Only one area of disagreement: With Fred Hoiberg in charge, the wheels never fall off the bus.


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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    And we held up inside against a tall front court.


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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Any word on what the attendance was? The place was packed the only bare spot was above the East Basket.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    WOW, that was fun tonight the crowd was really into it and very loud!! People come watch this team it is a complete 360 compared to the last four years trust me!! Baylor is a good team with alot of talent and we whip them by 15 awesome keep it rollin boys!!



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    I agree, great victory for the Clones. However, if one does a "complete 360", don't you just end up where you were before? Maybe you meant a 180?



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan1843 View Post
    Any word on what the attendance was? The place was packed the only bare spot was above the East Basket.
    Reported attendance in the box score was 11,700



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan1843 View Post
    Any word on what the attendance was? The place was packed the only bare spot was above the East Basket.
    11,734



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by scyclonekid View Post
    WOW, that was fun tonight the crowd was really into it and very loud!! People come watch this team it is a complete 360 compared to the last four years trust me!! Baylor is a good team with alot of talent and we whip them by 15 awesome keep it rollin boys!!
    Speaking of complete turnarounds..

    While i know last year was there and this year was in ames... they beat us by 21 last year in Waco. That's a 36 point swing in margin.

    (i will grant that McD won by 9 here the last time it was at hilton... is Hilton to Baylor what Boulder is to ISU?)



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    11,734
    Seems accurate. I was going to guess 11.5k.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    You can just sense the Hilton Magic SLOWLY creeping back. The crowd has been really into it the past two games.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    When the team tries, so do the fans.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    You can just sense the Hilton Magic SLOWLY creeping back. The crowd has been really into it the past two games.
    Yep, if we continue to win (or have tough losses, just no blow-outs), Hilton magic will be back in full force by the end of next year. And depending on how we finish out this season it might start to be more of a factor by the end of February.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Yep, if we continue to win (or have tough losses, just no blow-outs), Hilton magic will be back in full force by the end of next year. And depending on how we finish out this season it might start to be more of a factor by the end of February.
    I hope so.
    The lower Cyclone Alley was great. If we could get them to fill their balcony portion, Hilton would be very close to being back.



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    Re: Huge, Huge, Huge win

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyfan1843 View Post
    Any word on what the attendance was? The place was packed the only bare spot was above the East Basket.
    It wasn't nearly packed. If you have bad seats like me it's pretty easy to see the empty seats. It was a really good crowd though.



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