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    Food for Team?

    This may be a very random question that no one has an answer for but I thought I'd give it a shot.

    How much money is the men's basketball team allowed to spend on meals? I always see them out together. And they are always buying at least two meals for each player (one for sit down dinner, and one to-go). Obviously the University picks up the bill. I saw them out and I estimated (underestimated) a bill approximately at $700 for one meal plus tip. Are they allowed to eat out like that every night?

    If my tuition dollars are going to this I'm not going to be a happy camper. Where is this money coming from?!



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    Re:Food for Team?

    Shut up.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    You reminded me that I need to take the trash out. Thanks!



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    Re: Food for Team?

    No, don't worry, your tuition dollars are actually going to a tenured professor who mentally checked out from the job ten years ago.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYko4ISU View Post
    If my tuition dollars are going to this I'm not going to be a happy camper. Where is this money coming from?!
    MYOB .... your tuition does not support any of the athletic programs.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    Wow. Just wow.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    This might be the worst troll post ever.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYko4ISU View Post
    This may be a very random question that no one has an answer for but I thought I'd give it a shot.

    How much money is the men's basketball team allowed to spend on meals? I always see them out together. And they are always buying at least two meals for each player (one for sit down dinner, and one to-go). Obviously the University picks up the bill. I saw them out and I estimated (underestimated) a bill approximately at $700 for one meal plus tip. Are they allowed to eat out like that every night?

    If my tuition dollars are going to this I'm not going to be a happy camper. Where is this money coming from?!
    Calling BS. If all 13 scholarship players were there that's over $50/player. Unless you saw them all at Aunt Maude's, I'm saying you're completely making **** up.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Calling BS. If all 13 scholarship players were there that's over $50/player. Unless you saw them all at Aunt Maude's, I'm saying you're completely making **** up.
    I call BS too, considering that I know the bill for the football team and coaches to go eat at hickory park (All we could eat ribs and chicken) before road games was about $2500 (when I was playing). That includes 70 players, all coaches, the trainers and mangers that were traveling, etc.



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    Re: Food for Team?

    As of a few years ago, players were allotted $10/meal



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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    As of a few years ago, players were allotted $10/meal
    $10?!??! That is outrageous!


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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycology View Post
    $10?!??! That is outrageous!
    What are they eating, lobster and caviar!?!?!



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    Re: Food for Team?

    I think Cyko is aptly named.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

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    Re: Food for Team?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    As of a few years ago, players were allotted $10/meal
    They definitely were buying themselves and their girlfriends (they specifically said this, too) 20$ meals each. Plus some of them got dessert, too.

    Let me rephrase what I said....

    I didn't buy season tickets so their girlfriends could get a free meal.



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