Competitive team, pathetic fan base

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  1. Spanky

    Spanky Well-Known Member

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    OK has the potential to make some noise this year, but their fans are surprisingly weak. Empty half court seats etc. Kinda embarrassed for them. You don't get to knock off a top 10 often.
     
  2. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    neither football nor basketball can win in Norman. except fans show up for football.
     
  3. gogagig

    gogagig Well-Known Member

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    They didn't even rush the floor. Must've been there before.
     
  4. peteypie

    peteypie Well-Known Member

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    We've been there before too (the floor), that why we know how to do it (rush the court) well.
     
  5. Goothrey

    Goothrey Well-Known Member

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    Pathetic indeed.
     
  6. rhino3382

    rhino3382 Member

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    had the entire stadium rushed the floor it would have looked like as many people that did at the Iowa game
     
  7. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    I think KU and ISU have the only fanbases in the conference that give a **** about basketball. Purely based on fan support at their own arenas. OU had a top 10 team visiting on a Saturday with no weather issues and they were maybe at 50% capacity.
     
  8. MNclone

    MNclone Well-Known Member

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    Were the students on break?
     
  9. kcdc4isu

    kcdc4isu Well-Known Member

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    50% ? maybe 25% if that! Really sad fan base.
     
  10. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    Very pathetic. I can't believe OU cant draw better crowds for a good team. I seem to remember that place being pretty full 10 years ago or so.
     
  11. DreamyCy

    DreamyCy Member

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    Has there ever been a court storm when the students were on break?
     
  12. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    They don't ever have students show up anyways.
     
  13. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    Weak thread...they beat us so make yourself feel better because of lack of fans at the game.
     
  14. DreamyCy

    DreamyCy Member

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    Honestly if we had to compete with a professional organization for basketball attendance our attendance would be as good as it is. It helps not having any pro sports in Iowa.
     
  15. cyclone22

    cyclone22 Active Member

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    Its just annoying hearing about mighty Oklahoma in the media then seeing an empty court. I'd be more satisfied with a lost if it was packed and ruckus in there. Bad representation of B12 bball.
     
  16. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    I'd make fun of them for their lack of fan support regardless of a win or loss. That was pathetic.
     
  17. awd4cy

    awd4cy Well-Known Member

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    They also have a much higher population in Oklahoma and around the Norman area. Still pathetic.
     
  18. AirWalke

    AirWalke Well-Known Member

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    I think is the OKC Thunder effect, especially given Norman's proximity to OKC. There were $7 tickets available for the KU game on Wednesday. OSU's attendance dropped off too.

    Did anyone else notice the sudden surge of ISU fans behind the bench near the end of the game? They were empty for awhile, and it's like all the ISU fans suddenly realized those seats weren't being filled and congregated there.
     
  19. Dryburn

    Dryburn Well-Known Member

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    It seems to be the trend with some schools though, as far as their basketball teams are concerned. The UCLA/Arizona game the other night was an example. Pauley Pavilion seats under 14,000, but it looked like there were about 10,000 maybe for the no. 1 team in the country against 12-2 UCLA, who had just killed USC. And this is in a city of over 10 million people!

    There are exceptions, like ISU, KU, Syracuse, etc.....but it seems college basketball attendance is slipping around the country.
     
  20. cyclone22

    cyclone22 Active Member

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    That Boomer sooner chant really P.SSED me off. If i was in attendance I would no doubt be telling every fan there to f.ck off regardless of children being near by lol
     

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