Attendance for KU

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by Hassel13, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Hassel13

    Hassel13 Member

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    Any guesses? It'd be nice to finally see a PACKED gym in Iowa this year. All four schools are struggling this season. Iowa just posted 10,239 for the Wisconsin game. :confused:

    I gotta think that with a raucous crowd, the Cyclones have a real shot in this one. Like most young teams, ISU is a completely different team at home.
     
  2. LeSchmick

    LeSchmick Well-Known Member

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  3. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    sell out proclaimed...just under 14,000 in seats.
     
  4. cyclonedave25

    cyclonedave25 Well-Known Member

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    What he said..
    Everything looking full, with a few sparse rows on the balcony ends.
     
  5. Hassel13

    Hassel13 Member

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    Hopefully that's not the same as a proclaimed "sellout" at Kinnick Stadium.
     
  6. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully not, but at least we don't have to give free tickets to friends for mens basketball.:biglaugh:
     
  7. Hassel13

    Hassel13 Member

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    It's a great idea. The U of I needs to do things like this to get fans back into the knitting factory. As you saw tonight, the student section still wasn't anywhere near being full.

    Attendance is down all over the country and in places where the BB program is dormant (Iowa City), athletic departments need to be creative...AND giving.
     
  8. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    Not true, I don't watch Iowa too much, usually only one or two games a year. :wink:I was actually attending the ISU vs. Mizzou game tonight. Yeah it is a good idea, ISU actually passed out a voucher thing to students that were at the womens game tonight to bring a friend or use for a free ticket to a womens game.
     
  9. tysforcy

    tysforcy Member

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    I'd go with 12 to 13k...with a "sellout" announced
     
  10. milrtym

    milrtym Active Member

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    Near sellout with a lot of KU fans sprinkled throughout the place.
     
  11. cycloneryan

    cycloneryan Well-Known Member

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    I will be making my first trip to Hilton this year on Saturday and I would love to see it packed. When I was in school about 5 years ago we waited outside of Hilton for an hour or so before it opened then sprinted to the front row, one season we had every home game in the front row. Do you college kids still do that? I loved it.
     
  12. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Been there, still do that.
     
  13. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    Last year the tickets sold was 13624, I highly doubt it's more than that.
     
  14. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    How early do you think we should get there this year?:yes:
     
  15. oskyclone

    oskyclone Member

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    Just get in line at about 12:55 right before tip-off at the east doors....you will get a great seat....:jimlad:
     
  16. theshadow

    theshadow Well-Known Member

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    There will be a minimum of 2 people (maybe as many as 4) dressed in KU garb sitting in the courtside seats.
     
  17. jahfg

    jahfg Well-Known Member

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    Sad, but true. There will also be quite a few spread throughout the parquet.:no:
     
  18. Steve

    Steve Well-Known Member

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    Last year was also a mid-week game.
     
  19. A-town Cy

    A-town Cy Well-Known Member

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    I read on a KU board that theres a couple buses of KU fans coming down from Minnesota for the game.
     
  20. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    I was just on a Kansas board and its funny how they think all we do is Boo. I mean what hope crowd doesn't boo?
     

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