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    Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Iowa State To Honor Johnny Orr - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports

    Please, please, please.... stop messing around and put his name on the damn floor.

    One of the most popular and successful coaches in Iowa State Athletics history will be permanently honored beginning this winter when "Johnny's" - a large sports bar-themed gathering area for donors - will open its doors at Hilton Coliseum.
    Wonder how big of a donor you have to be to get in there?


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Agreed. Was thinking the same thing. My aunt is very good friends with one of his daughters and she said Orr Floor was already in the works and was happening. I will see her again in the next month so I will have to ask her if this is taking place of the floor.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Do all donors have access or is it big-wigs only?


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    What a crock of ****.


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Iowa State To Honor Johnny Orr - Iowa State University Athletics Official Web Site - www.CYCLONES.com - The home of Iowa State Cyclone Sports

    Please, please, please.... stop messing around and put his name on the damn floor.



    Wonder how big of a donor you have to be to get in there?
    And i hope this doesnt mean the end of Stage Door, replacing it with this... as this would be too small for the crowds that has..



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Do all donors have access or is it big-wigs only?
    I'd imagine bigger donors or it would be a packed mess in there.


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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    And i hope this doesnt mean the end of Stage Door, replacing it with this... as this would be too small for the crowds that has..
    Besides, not everyone who goes to Stage Door also goes to the game, meaning you don't have to have a ticket to get in.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    What's with all of these statue's? It seems like every athlete in Chicago is getting them and now Johnny. Before we know it, all of America will be filled with statue's.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I'd imagine bigger donors or it would be a packed mess in there.
    Probably very similar to the club section at Jack Trice. Especially with bar being the operative word, as there is beer sold in the club section.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    Agreed. Was thinking the same thing. My aunt is very good friends with one of his daughters and she said Orr Floor was already in the works and was happening. I will see her again in the next month so I will have to ask her if this is taking place of the floor.
    Why would we call it Johnny Orr floor, when Pioneer pays us to have their name on the floor?

    This club section has been in the works for over a year now.

    Someone said there are too many statues, well there is beginning to be waay too much writing on college basketball floors.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Weak. I always hated how the retired jerseys were on one end of Hilton. You had to come in there or go out of your way to see them. The statue is going to be the same way.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone1985 View Post
    Why would we call it Johnny Orr floor, when Pioneer pays us to have their name on the floor?

    This club section has been in the works for over a year now.

    Someone said there are too many statues, well there is beginning to be waay too much writing on college basketball floors.

    Hmmm. Marketing degree. Lives in Johnston. Defending Pioneer. Makes me wonder......



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    What's with all of these statue's? It seems like every athlete in Chicago is getting them and now Johnny. Before we know it, all of America will be filled with statue's.
    Johnny deserves one. I'm absolutely thrilled that they went this route. If it bugs you that much, go ahead and tear down everyone else's statue, but leave Johnny's up.



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    Re: Johnny's at Hilton Coliseum

    I think this is a good start for sure. It's better than the nothing that has happened the past few years. The statue should be pretty darn cool.



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