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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Alumni Association packages are already offered, starting at a cool $1529.
    Family is seriously thinking about going. Is this on the alumni website, Erik?



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by dabears32 View Post
    Man. I am really thinking about flying out friday. Going to the game. Flying home saturday morning.

    No need for a hotel then. WHose with me?
    Plenty of things to do in a city that never sleeps, that's for sure. But, you wouldn't want to stick around and watch Iowa State play in the Elite 8 game for the chance to go to the Final Four?



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    Plenty of things to do in a city that never sleeps, that's for sure. But, you wouldn't want to stick around and watch Iowa State play in the Elite 8 game for the chance to go to the Final Four?
    Obvously I would want to stay for that game but I would be doing this by myself and this would be a lot cheaper.

    Where do you get tickets for this at?



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    You might want to consider flying into Newark, staying in New Jersey somewhere and take the train to Penn Station. It might mean cheaper rooms.
    Yes, this is a pretty decent thing to do. New Brunswick is on the train line and has some reasonable hotels close to the NJ transit station and it is the home of Rutgers, so decently fun. Westfield, NJ is also on the train line but only has one hotel close to NJ transit and it's not great. There's a hotel in Rahway, NJ, but Rahway isn't the greatest place in NJ (kind of a smaller Newark) but it's easy into Penn Station from there. Absolutely fly into Newark though. JFK and LGA are awful.



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Tickets have been sold out for weeks (gleaned from NCAA official ticketing website - only tickets left for weeks have been VIP packages that were >>$1000). It appears that, unless you a are a huge donor, you'll have to go through a re-seller like Stubhub or scalpers.

    I've been keeping an eye on Stubhub for this round since we saw our seed; currently, tickets to the Friday games only start around $300, while tickets good for Friday AND Saturday start around $400-450.



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Cue the folks who will ***** about how expensive NYC is. "Oh why, oh why did we have to go to NYC blah blah blah"



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Please PM me if anyone has any information on tickets.

    Flying in to Philly might be cheaper. Two hour drive or can take the Amtrak to NYC. For people coming to the East Coast there is plenty of options for hotel and lodging that is reasonable.



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    I might fly in to Boston and stay with a friend that goes to Babson College out there. Then take the train for the games.


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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by SerenityNow View Post
    Family is seriously thinking about going. Is this on the alumni website, Erik?

    I got it via e-mail.
    Here's their link: http://www.iowastatealumnisportstravel.com/


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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by 2forISU View Post
    Please PM me if anyone has any information on tickets.

    Flying in to Philly might be cheaper. Two hour drive or can take the Amtrak to NYC. For people coming to the East Coast there is plenty of options for hotel and lodging that is reasonable.
    Fly Omaha to DC non stop on Frontier and take the train up to NYC.


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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Just for fun we thought we'd see how much it would be to take the family on the trip. It's $1054 for a child.....





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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Any clue when we play Friday? I'm trying to book a flight for that morning.


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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Any clue when we play Friday? I'm trying to book a flight for that morning.
    I hope it is a night game... I can't miss another one of my classes that goes from 2-3pm.


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    Re: MSG Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by Erik4Cy View Post
    All Cyclone fans who live in NY should have to offer asylum to the traveling Iowans...lol
    I have a couch. . .



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    Re: MSG Tickets

    For anyone looking for east coast transportation very cheap, I recommend Megabus:

    https://us.megabus.com/

    It runs pretty often all the way from DC to Boston, with several stops along the way. Amtrak is also an option (generally faster due to no traffic and also more comfortable) but also more expensive.



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