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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Hasn't Cale had Hilton set up so only half of the arena is used and the other half is curtained off? Is that for every meet?


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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy33 View Post
    Hasn't Cale had Hilton set up so only half of the arena is used and the other half is curtained off? Is that for every meet?
    Yes, and yes (but I'm guessing an exception would be made if Iowa came to town and the crowd was expected to be huge).


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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    not the case, last year for the iowa meet hilton was still half closed



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Hilton (normally 14,300) is set up for 8,000 for wrestling. For the Iowa dual last year, it was changed to accommodate 9,000 -- actual attendance was 8,998.

    With the exception of Iowa duals, I can't remember the last time there were more than 5,000 at an event. MAYBE for Heskett and Cael's last home dual.

    The current setup makes perfect sense.



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    yeah, especially since this way more people get to be closer to the mat. With the mat down on one end of hilton (instead of the middle like the iowa dual 3 years ago) three sets of seats are right next to the mat, instead of two. Carver is a nice wrestling arena (and by that i mean the seat arrangement is nice...) since all the seats are essentially funnelled down to the mat



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Also, they would have a lot of mad season ticket holders if they moved the mat to the middle of Hilton for one meet unless they changed the seating for it.



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    I believe Cael said he would rather have 8,000 people crammed into half of the arena than 11,000 spread out over the whole arena.



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    Hilton (normally 14,300) is set up for 8,000 for wrestling. For the Iowa dual last year, it was changed to accommodate 9,000 -- actual attendance was 8,998.

    With the exception of Iowa duals, I can't remember the last time there were more than 5,000 at an event. MAYBE for Heskett and Cael's last home dual.

    The current setup makes perfect sense.
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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    The Cyclones are going to be going into a Hostile environment on Saturday. Does anyone know if it will be on PBS or on the Radio?



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    The Cyclones are going to be going into a Hostile environment on Saturday. Does anyone know if it will be on PBS or on the Radio?
    Live on IPTV, tape-delay on BTN



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Yes it will be on IPTV at 7 pm, and BTN at 9:30 pm



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    I haven't had the chance to look - is there likely a live intermat radio feed?



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    Re: ISU Wouldn't Mind Seeing Full House At Carver-Hawkeye

    Here's a link to info from Hawkeyesports.com

    University of Iowa Official Athletic Site :: Wrestling



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