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    The atmosphere tonight!!!

    I can say that I was pumped for my first Big XII home game. When the game started, I will admit that I was a little disappointed that the Hilton wasnt filled completely but the atmosphere tonight was amazing. That was the loudest arena I have heard before, when we had our run in the beginning of the 2nd half. I know that it has been louder before and thats why I am even more excited for the Kansas game on Saturday.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    yeah it was awesome, because of work only my second game this year in person, my girlfriend and i had a great time



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    It was definitely a step in the right direction, the students were much better. Was a little disappointed with total attendance, but not terrible. I would put it at a 7 out of 10 on the magic scale.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Due to living too far away to get to the game, I had to watch on TV. This was more of a technical error, but I could hardly hear the announcers at times because the crowd noise was much louder. Again, a tech error, but either way, the crowd sounded better than other games this year.


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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    The newest players had to love it!!



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    I can say that I was pumped for my first Big XII home game. When the game started, I will admit that I was a little disappointed that the Hilton wasnt filled completely but the atmosphere tonight was amazing. That was the loudest arena I have heard before, when we had our run in the beginning of the 2nd half. I know that it has been louder before and thats why I am even more excited for the Kansas game on Saturday.
    What was the announced attendance?

    Wait till the KU game, if we're in it at all, you won't be able to hear the person next to you. Wish I lived less than 4 hours from Hilton.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Players and GMac all had good things to say about the crowd tonight on the post-game show.

    I'd still like to see it at 14,000+! I wonder if we'll hit it for KU?



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    announced attendance was 12,054 according to John Walters on the post game show. i assume its paid attendance since they dont count at the door.


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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Prone2Clone View Post
    Players and GMac all had good things to say about the crowd tonight on the post-game show.

    I'd still like to see it at 14,000+! I wonder if we'll hit it for KU?
    any tix still available? I've gone to the last 2 KU games at Hilton and KU brings a ton of fans with them.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    announced attendance was 12,054 according to John Walters on the post game show. i assume its paid attendance since they dont count at the door.
    That's probably closer to the actual attendence. The only glaringly empty spots were the student seats up on the balcony, and even those were half full.


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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    I have no doubt that Saturday will be a sell-out. And yes, if we are in the game in the 2nd half (which I think we will be!) Hilton will have the roof blown off. I'll never forget the Texas game a few years ago (Boddicker's free throw "attempts)...I was yelling at my sister, right next to me and could barely hear!

    Makes ME wish I lived closer than 24 hours away...or 4 hours and $400.... See you next year.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    I have no doubt that Saturday will be a sell-out. And yes, if we are in the game in the 2nd half (which I think we will be!) Hilton will have the roof blown off. I'll never forget the Texas game a few years ago (Boddicker's free throw "attempts)...I was yelling at my sister, right next to me and could barely hear!

    Makes ME wish I lived closer than 24 hours away...or 4 hours and $400.... See you next year.
    That was the loudest I've ever heard (or didn't hear) that place. That was nuts.



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    If we beat KU on Sat, please, please, please, PLEASE, PLEEEEEEAAASSE do a mocking chant of rock chalk jayhawk. One I've heard in the past is...

    "Shut the f*** up, KU!"



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by zdorr40 View Post
    That was the loudest I've ever heard (or didn't hear) that place. That was nuts.
    The Texas game in 2004 when Boddicker missed 2 free throws, that was ridiculous as the floor in the balcony was even shaking! I hope that Hilton is half that this Saturday!



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    Re: The atmosphere tonight!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    The Texas game in 2004 when Boddicker missed 2 free throws, that was ridiculous as the floor in the balcony was even shaking! I hope that Hilton is half that this Saturday!
    I was yelling so loud I nearly passed out. Literally.



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