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    Game attendance?

    Did anybody hear an attendance count from tonight? I don't think they ever announced it.


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    Re: Game attendance?

    43,116

    http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=302450066

    Hillsides were very bare...couldn't see the upper level of the east side, but the southwest corner was the only non-filled part of the west side.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    That's funny, because I know I heard the FSN announcers proclaim 50,000 in attendance for the ballgame. Maybe paid attendance vs. actual attendance.... anyone there wish to offer an opinion?



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    Re: Game attendance?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    43,116

    Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Iowa State Cyclones - Box Score - September 02, 2010 - ESPN

    Hillsides were very bare...couldn't see the upper level of the east side, but the southwest corner was the only non-filled part of the west side.
    Did they even announce it? It was probably good that they didn't. If the UNI game doesn't get televised, I wonder if it is possible to set another attendance record. Especially if we beat Iowa and K-State.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    That's funny, because I know I heard the FSN announcers proclaim 50,000 in attendance for the ballgame. Maybe paid attendance vs. actual attendance.... anyone there wish to offer an opinion?
    Hillsides were bare.

    There were 1,000+ seats on the southwest upper deck that weren't full. We only have 43,000 seats, and they weren't all full, and there's no way there were 8,000 on the hillsides.

    Capacity is tricky because we list it at 55,000...yet there are 43,000 actual seats.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    Hillsides were not bare. Not as full as I've seen them before but definitely not bare. 43000 seems a little low IMO.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Hillsides were bare.

    There were 1,000+ seats on the southwest upper deck that weren't full. We only have 43,000 seats, and they weren't all full, and there's no way there were 8,000 on the hillsides.

    Capacity is tricky because we list it at 55,000...yet there are 43,000 actual seats.
    When we finish the south endzone this won't be a problem.


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    Re: Game attendance?

    For the lack of parking the powers kept lamenting about...there was a nice turnout on a beautiful evening.

    ISU won, we recieved national exposure, and the fans had fun.

    Mission accomplished.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    I'll guess just under 50.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    we won't set any new attendance records (over that 56,700 game vs UNI that we lost in 08) because we renovated the stands and took out some seats after that season.



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    Re: Game attendance?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Hillsides were bare.

    There were 1,000+ seats on the southwest upper deck that weren't full. We only have 43,000 seats, and they weren't all full, and there's no way there were 8,000 on the hillsides.

    Capacity is tricky because we list it at 55,000...yet there are 43,000 actual seats.
    I don't know what bottle you were looking through when you looked at the hillsides, but they were definitely not bare. I thought the crowd was upbeat for the most part and enjoyed the product on the field. Considering the rain, and everything else, attendance was really good.

    The food or lack thereof…that’s for another thread!


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    Re: Game attendance?

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    we won't set any new attendance records (over that 56,700 game vs UNI that we lost in 08) because we renovated the stands and took out some seats after that season.
    I believe you mean 2007. We didn't play UNI in 2008.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    That's funny, because I know I heard the FSN announcers proclaim 50,000 in attendance for the ballgame. Maybe paid attendance vs. actual attendance.... anyone there wish to offer an opinion?
    Yeah, they kept repeating that it was a "great crowd over 50,000" during the game.

    From the broadcast, it looked like both the far north and south reaches of the upper deck on the east side were missing some fans but that the hillsides were pretty well covered.



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    Looked good on tv. I thought the crowd was into the game and sounded good. From an outsider good job representing however many were actually there! Hoping you guys get your only loss of the year next week. I'll be rooting for the Cyclones the rest of the way!



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    Re: Game attendance?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    43,116

    Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Iowa State Cyclones - Box Score - September 02, 2010 - ESPN

    Hillsides were very bare...couldn't see the upper level of the east side, but the southwest corner was the only non-filled part of the west side.
    Hmm I would've thought a bit higher than that.



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