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    New Seats are Great

    If you get a chance to sit in the courtside seats. Take em. It's kind of weird sitting that close to the action but it's well worth it. Also there is a suite behind Cyclone Alley where the band was getting ready that has a few flat screens and some mini burrito's that were great. All around a good time at the basketball game. Also Cory Johnson look's huge when you stand next to him. I went saturday night. Decent turnout. There were a lot of season ticket holders that did not go. Cyclone Alley looked to be drunk and worn out before the game started. Oh yeah the Mayor was there and he signed some autographs. I was kind of suprised with the NBA season going on that he would be there.



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    Re: New Seats are Great

    I was there Sat night and was able to move down to some empty seats. I had never been that close before and let me tell you, if I win the lottery, that is where some of the winnings will be going. Sitting down that low really gives you a much different perspective on the game. You can really get an idea of the speed and of course the size of the players.

    A great weekend of Cyclone sports.



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    I won't comment on my seats - they're pathetic:)


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    Re: New Seats are Great

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    I won't comment on my seats - they're pathetic:)

    Looks like you just did!!

    Did you go here this morning??




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    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    If you get a chance to sit in the courtside seats. Take em. It's kind of weird sitting that close to the action but it's well worth it.
    I had remembered you saying you would be sitting there. Are you going to be there again this season?? I was trying to guess which one you were (from my seats close to the roof!!).
    I've sat on the edge of the floor many times, and the thing that strikes you is the sheer physicalness of it, if that's a word. Especially the big guys fighting for position.


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    Re: New Seats are Great

    It's hard to see around Mac. He is a big guy and stands most of the game. I need to move up a few rows:)



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    Re: New Seats are Great

    Back in the day, I used to coordinate the ROTC colorguard, so I'd sit in folding chairs, in front of the band. And you're right about the physical nature of college basketball. We'd be disappointed if we didn't get sweat, spit and snot sprayed on us.

    Now THAT is the way to watch a basketball game....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ames View Post
    It's hard to see around Mac. He is a big guy and stands most of the game. I need to move up a few rows:)
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    Re: New Seats are Great

    I will be sitting there most of the time. We also have 4 seats in row 2 I think it's section 24 or 22. I forgot. They are behind GMac so yeah I know he is tall. For the record when they were warming up. I got the rebound (ball bounced to my seats) I grabbed the ball. Threw it to Cory Johnson and he drilled a 3 pointer. He turned around and told me I got the assist and laughed. So my line looks something like this from Saturday.

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    Re: New Seats are Great

    Quote Originally Posted by herbiedoobie View Post
    We'd be disappointed if we didn't get sweat, spit and snot sprayed on us.

    Now THAT is the way to watch a basketball game....
    You can sit next to me on my couch...I can give you all that...including as a bonus....some colorful sware words.


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    Re: New Seats are Great

    A lot of the students were tired Saturday from the game that morning.



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    Re: New Seats are Great

    Quote Originally Posted by Ames View Post
    It's hard to see around Mac. He is a big guy and stands most of the game. I need to move up a few rows:)
    tell him to sit his *** down! You help pay his salary! But then again he's big enough to choke-slam you on the court, and that might hurt a lil.


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    Re: New Seats are Great

    what do those seats cost?



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    Re: New Seats are Great

    I was in Cyclone Alley on Saturday, and I definitely didn't have any energy left to scream... damn 3rd quarter comebacks...



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    Re: New Seats are Great

    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron Jacobs View Post
    ... damn 3rd quarter comebacks...
    don't you EVER, EVER, EVER, EVER say that again!!!!



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