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    Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Now that the South Endzone plans are set in stone; what is the next big facility upgrade at Iowa State?

    Ideas (in no particular order, and not limited to):
    1) Hilton Renovation
    2) New Suite/Press Tower from endzone to endzone
    3) North Endzone
    4) Smaller gym for Wrestling/Volleyball/Hockey/Gymnastics


    Last edited by Haverhill; 05-15-2014 at 09:27 AM.

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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    The extension of the press box has to be at the top of the list, IMO.



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    Now that the South Endzone plans are set in stone; what is the next big facility upgrade at Iowa State?

    Ideas (in no particular order, and not limited to):
    1) Hilton Renovation
    2) New Suite/Press Tower from endzone to endzone
    3) North Endzone
    4) Smaller gym for Wrestling/Volleyball/Hockey/Gymnastics
    Dead set opposed to this.

    You don't mess with perfection.



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by RubyClone View Post
    Dead set opposed to this.

    You don't mess with perfection.
    See: Crisler Center at Michigan.

    They took their arena (from the same era) and updated it while maintaining the overall feel and integrity.



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    The pressbox is not getting extended (anytime soon). From what I understand, the plan is to renovate the interior.


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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    The ceiling in Hilton is embarrassing, missing boards all over!!



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Exterior of Hilton concrete work would be at the top of my list



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Find some way to add suites to Hilton. Best way to pay for Fred's future raises.



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    Now that the South Endzone plans are set in stone; what is the next big facility upgrade at Iowa State?

    Ideas (in no particular order, and not limited to):
    1) Hilton Renovation
    2) New Suite/Press Tower from endzone to endzone
    3) North Endzone
    4) Smaller gym for Wrestling/Volleyball/Hockey/Gymnastics
    what's wrong with the NEZ


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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by stretchclone View Post
    The ceiling in Hilton is embarrassing, missing boards all over!!

    that's cosmetic.


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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    See: Crisler Center at Michigan.

    They took their arena (from the same era) and updated it while maintaining the overall feel and integrity.
    Don't care. Nothing is wrong with Hilton

    Hilton > Chrisler Arena


    Why do we have to mess with everything? This fan-base is the epitome of never-freaking-happy.

    Again, caviar appetite on taco truck budget.

    In fact - I don't see a thing on that list that is any sort of priority. Perhaps a renovation of the pressbox - but in no way, shape or form end-to-end.

    Volleyball owns Hilton now that bball has their own facility. Wrestling has their own recently renovated space in Lied.

    Why does the AD care about hockey?

    As for the NEZ - let's get the SEZ done and see if it gets and stays filled.


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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    My vote would be for a wrestling and volleyball facility. Something like an updated version of Nebraska's old Coliseum that they used for volleyball.



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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Baseball?




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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    Baseball?
    You had to go there ha ha


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    Re: Next Big Facility Upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    My vote would be for a wrestling and volleyball facility. Something like an updated version of Nebraska's old Coliseum that they used for volleyball.
    Please tell me you're not serious. I'd back the return of a baseball team that no one cared about before throwing money down the drain at something like that.


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