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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    That actually brings up a good point. If we have a repeat of last year with the students only showing up for the "big games" like Kansas and Iowa while the upper deck section sits empty most other games, I'm going to lose my ****. I won't be able to get season tickets this year now (and likely subsequent years) and would gladly pay for a seat at full price.

    If it's another season of half-filled or empty seats in the upper section, I'd say the AD needs to start selling off those seats to people wanting to sign up as new season ticket holders that will actually go to games.
    I'm not sure about the actual numbers, but I have heard that they have oversold the student section by quite a bit more this season (somewhere in the 1000 to 1500 range if I heard correctly). There are going to be quite a few students who paid for their tickets that are going to be sent home without a place to sit next year. I have a feeling that is going to lead to some very sticky situations.


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by cemarclone View Post
    Time to start looking into relacing the middle concourse with seats and then tunnels to an new concourse outside the areana. That way the sides wold have no break, just seats from floor to roof. This would probably add 3-5k seats.

    Or use the inner concourse for luxury boxes. Right now, I think the focus is on increasing revenue, not seating. Works for KU.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by MuseumFaux View Post
    I'm not sure about the actual numbers, but I have heard that they have oversold the student section by quite a bit more this season (somewhere in the 1000 to 1500 range if I heard correctly). There are going to be quite a few students who paid for their tickets that are going to be sent home without a place to sit next year. I have a feeling that is going to lead to some very sticky situations.
    i believe this only happened for the KU game last year (maybe one or two others?). until students consistently show up to capacity it probably won't change.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by abe2010 View Post
    i believe this only happened for the KU game last year (maybe one or two others?). until students consistently show up to capacity it probably won't change.
    Fairly certain pollard released a statement saying no students were turned away for any game last year.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    I didn't get an email about renewing my tickets which is kinda weird. I'm glad I saw this thread.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by MuseumFaux View Post
    I'm not sure about the actual numbers, but I have heard that they have oversold the student section by quite a bit more this season (somewhere in the 1000 to 1500 range if I heard correctly). There are going to be quite a few students who paid for their tickets that are going to be sent home without a place to sit next year. I have a feeling that is going to lead to some very sticky situations.
    This is not correct. The number of student tickets for 14-15 is identical to last year.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    They can go ahead and sell the balcony student section to the public. Iowa and Michigan aren't on the schedule this year.



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    And this is why I am glad I kept buying tix through the McD years as a place holder, even though sometimes I couldn't give them away
    Same here, lower bowl. Was at the end of my patience though. Was gonna let them go, then Hoiberg got hired and I figured I would see what he could do. So glad I didn't let them go...



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Quote Originally Posted by CyHawk7 View Post
    Fairly certain pollard released a statement saying no students were turned away for any game last year.
    Incorrect

    http://m.iowastatedaily.com/sports/m....html?mode=jqm



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1138 View Post
    Put me firmly in the "Expand Hilton" camp now. I don't care how you do it or how much it costs. Find a way to add 5,000 more seats.
    Beer sales can do it. Ask Creighton.


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    I'm currently a cardinal donor for many years with two of the $175.00 tickets. I know I'm guaranteed those two tickets regardless. However, I wanted out of the corner so I submitted an upgrade request to move them to the 1 cardinal, 2 gold, or 3. blue sections with the understanding I would have pony up the difference if the upgrade was honored. The ticket office just states the demand is high and to submit my request and wait and see. What are my chances of the upgrade actually happening?



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Crazy how fast those sold out



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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    Best show in town. WINNING MAKES A DIFFERENCE.


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    So if anyone has season tickets and doesn't want them just let me know


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    Re: Tickets Sold Out

    As an Iowa fan this thread cracks me up.

    It reminds me so much of the threads I read in the offseason before the 2010 football season. There were so many stories about people who were going to buy season tickets for the first time that year because they could finally afford it, little Timmy finally moved away to college and they would have more disposable income, Johnny's youth soccer games are during the week this year instead of on Saturdays or any other BS reason why they never ponied up for season tickets in the past.

    And then they would pizz and moan because there were no seats available like they were owed something because they "bled black and gold".

    Props to Clone fans on selling out season tickets for basketball, well done.



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