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    Randy Peterson just updated his blog. He's got some interesting MBB attendance numbers in it.

    ISU basketball future, Hilton Coliseum attendance and hockey | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    I wish they tracked actual attendance. It makes sense why the sales went up from 2009 to 2010, but they should honestly be tracking per-game wise. We might see an interesting trend across the years.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    What's so interesting about those numbers?



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    gotta wave the BS flag at this
    Athletic department officials also said Monday they don’t track “actual” crowd sizes at Hilton.
    They may not *release* those numbers , but theres no way they dont know how many tickets were scanned at the doors.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    gotta wave the BS flag at this


    They may not *release* those numbers , but theres no way they dont know how many tickets were scanned at the doors.
    My thoughts exactly.




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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by marothisu View Post
    I wish they tracked actual attendance. It makes sense why the sales went up from 2009 to 2010, but they should honestly be tracking per-game wise. We might see an interesting trend across the years.
    They do



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Be ready for one of the lowest crowds in school history tomorrow night.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    They do
    Right, I mean I wish they'd make them public although that may look bad on us. I'd expect to see something like this the last few years:


    Home attendance increases as the non-conference season goes on and by the Big 12 home opener, it's at its peak until we lose two conference games to which it starts decreasing with a short increase for senior night.



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    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Be ready for one of the lowest crowds in school history tomorrow night.
    Doubt it. Its senior night. Can't really be much worse than Nebraska and Okie State the week before.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Be ready for one of the lowest crowds in school history tomorrow night.
    I doubt we'll even make the bottom 50, before Orr, attendance was drastically worse than today even on a bad night. (That's from stories I'm told anyway, couldn't find actual numbers anywhere)



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    Quote Originally Posted by cycfan1 View Post
    Doubt it. Its senior night. Can't really be much worse than Nebraska and Okie State the week before.
    Don't think it really matters, I think it would have been a decent turnout if they would have won Saturday.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    When did they make the switch from take-and-tear tickets to scanning tickets? I would be interested to see what the database looks like regarding attendance.



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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Randy Peterson just updated his blog. He's got some interesting MBB attendance numbers in it.

    ISU basketball future, Hilton Coliseum attendance and hockey | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs
    at the bottom: Brackins thinks he should get to the fould line at lease a COUPLE times a game?????


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    Re: Register: Some attendance numbers

    When you enter Hilton your ticket stub is scanned. Iowa State has the ability to track "actual attendance" the same way they do at the University of Iowa. For example: The Iowa State Athletic Department sent to all season ticket holders that actually showed-up for 80% of the non-conference games this year a voucher for $10 at the consession stands. I know because I received one. My 5-year old and I enjoyed the free food at the last game. Saying they don't track actual attendance may be a little disingenuous.



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    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    at the bottom: Brackins thinks he should get to the fould line at lease a COUPLE times a game?????
    Saw that too....kind of a silly, Duh, comment.




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