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    made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    sure hope we go back there again someday

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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Is that good?


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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    You must have a gambling problem.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Is that good?
    A lot of schools lose money on their bowl games. I think UConn lost a ton of cash from going to the Fiesta Bowl in '11.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    You must have a gambling problem.
    Hey if you win $90k it's not a problem....



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    cool story. I found $5 today


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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Breaking even on a smaller bowl game, especially in such a high cost area, is great. Not a lot of schools who go to lower tier bowls are able to make any money off of it with the way bowls set up ticket sales. This is a bigger deal than some posters are thinking.

    Plus it showed again that ISU fans travel well, which can only help us in bowl selections in the future.


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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    found $20 in my wallet. forgot it was in there, use debit card too much.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Interesting tidbit in the story. If the numbers are correct, we paid the Big 12 just over $725 per ticket for the unsold tickets. Seems high to me. For those that went, did you pay that much for a ticket?



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    A lot of schools lose money on their bowl games. I think UConn lost a ton of cash from going to the Fiesta Bowl in '11.
    It was mainly due because they couldn't come close to selling their allottment of tickets:

    Report: UConn lost $1.8 million at Fiesta Bowl - Connecticut Post


    I think it is quite a accomplishment that we didn't lose any money when you look at we spent over $600k on food and lodging for roughly 600 people.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    how does that convert to CF Credits?



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by HuskerClone View Post
    Interesting tidbit in the story. If the numbers are correct, we paid the Big 12 just over $725 per ticket for the unsold tickets. Seems high to me. For those that went, did you pay that much for a ticket?
    Got mine for $40 outside the stadium since it was a list minute decision. List price was ~$100.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by HuskerClone View Post
    Interesting tidbit in the story. If the numbers are correct, we paid the Big 12 just over $725 per ticket for the unsold tickets. Seems high to me. For those that went, did you pay that much for a ticket?
    Got mine for $40 outside the stadium since it was a list minute decision. List price was ~$100.
    I think your math is off (or they've already corrected the article) - I'm getting 1,402 unsold tickets at ~$113.75 each.

    Regardless, coming away with a profit after a game like this is very impressive.



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Maybe they can help pay my student loans....



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    Re: made nearly $90k on Pinstripe

    Quote Originally Posted by HuskerClone View Post
    Interesting tidbit in the story. If the numbers are correct, we paid the Big 12 just over $725 per ticket for the unsold tickets. Seems high to me. For those that went, did you pay that much for a ticket?
    Either they changed the article, or physics majors weren't required math classes back in the day



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