Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 214,085, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    9,959
    Points
    214,085
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 72
    Given: 49

    OSU attendance last night

    was anyone shocked at how many people were not at that game? OSU is a proud BB school. I was seriously confused when they showed the crowd. Not only that but except for the students the rest of the fans gave up on there team and left with about 4 minutes left. Students stayed and cheered. I was shocked. Ihave been to GIA before and that did not look like what I experienced.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 555,015, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,212
    Points
    555,015
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 65
    Given: 38

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Bad weather had to be part of the problem. Our guys got stuck there last night.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 24,542, Level: 47
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 8
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,245
    Points
    24,542
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 15

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Bad economy, exponentially more entertainment options available (as compared to the "olden days"), and the convenience of watching the game on your 60" from the comfort of a recliner while drinking beer. This is a "problem" everywhere, although I consider it more of a reality than a problem.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 18,252, Level: 41
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 698
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Lakewood Ranch, FL
    Posts
    715
    Points
    18,252
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 6

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    I was at the game and the OSU fans behind me were embarassed by how few people were there. The student section was only about half and weather was probably only a minor factor. I parked in a Posse lot right next to GIA with no problems or hassles.

    The OSU fan did say about half the fan base is still ticked off by the coaching change and how it took place. At least they had more fans there than OU had for the Tech game the night before. That was so bad the announcers even mentioned it, which they hardly ever do.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 46,734, Level: 66
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 216
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    3,369
    Points
    46,734
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    Bad weather had to be part of the problem. Our guys got stuck there last night.
    In fact they are still there. The one hour 15 minute drive to Tulsa was two hours and then they couldn't leave for some reason so they had to stay the night...as of a half hour ago they were still there.



  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 69,294, Level: 81
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 456
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isufbcurt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    4,135
    Points
    69,294
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 359

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Quote Originally Posted by wxman1 View Post
    In fact they are still there. The one hour 15 minute drive to Tulsa was two hours and then they couldn't leave for some reason so they had to stay the night...as of a half hour ago they were still there.
    Why did they have to go to Tulsa? OKC has a pretty nice airport. In fact I am flying there Monday morning.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 28,095, Level: 51
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 555
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cygrads's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Altoona, IA
    Posts
    1,963
    Points
    28,095
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 5

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Quote Originally Posted by GoCubsGo View Post
    Bad economy, exponentially more entertainment options available (as compared to the "olden days"), and the convenience of watching the game on your 60" from the comfort of a recliner while drinking beer. This is a "problem" everywhere, although I consider it more of a reality than a problem.
    Yeah with OKC having an NBA team many bb fans choose an NBA game rather than driving to Stillwater to watch a college game.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 405,598, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,369
    Points
    405,598
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 60

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    It was also a hostile crowd. Not sure if the mic was just in a bad spot but I heard fans cursing at the refs the whole game. Every foul seemed unjustified in their eyes.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 83,479, Level: 89
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 271
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Erik4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    7,028
    Points
    83,479
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 189
    Given: 138

    Re: OSU attendance last night

    Quote Originally Posted by GoCubsGo View Post
    convenience of watching the game on your 60" from the comfort of a recliner while drinking beer. This is a "problem" everywhere, although I consider it more of a reality than a problem.
    Sad, but true. An unexpected positive to being a Cyclone fan is really cheap tickets. I laugh at the people who complain about ISU ticket prices to events when in reality they are dirt cheap compared to other college and especially pro events. I think across the board people need to quit asking so much for tix to get people in their stadiums otherwise you are gonna see a lot of empty places or more empty than usual due to the fact people can sit at home with a beer watching from the comfort of their living room on a HD flat screen and not have to deal with the commute, lines, parking, overpriced food/no beer, etc.


    ISU license plates, just $50 at: http://www.iamvd.com/ovs/plates/index.htm
    "I am so proud to be your football coach!" - Paul Rhoads

    HOI-BALL!!!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM