Getting Hilton going again

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by ajk4st8, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. ajk4st8

    ajk4st8 Well-Known Member

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    Could be a little easier the rest of the year. The students are doing a good job of showing up so far. 5 of the next 7 home games are on Saturdays, which draws great crowds.

    I really hope this weekend will make a good draw of people. 1pm on Saturday wont hurt.
     
  2. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    No 5 hour bus ride this saturday.:yes:
     
  3. MontyBurns

    MontyBurns Well-Known Member

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    We should have some promotions. Like the cheerleaders remove an article of clothing with every made 3. That would pack the house.
     
  4. cyclonepower02

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    LOL, im sure we would sell out
     
  5. CyDude16

    CyDude16 Well-Known Member

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    Add in the dance team as well, but minus a couple of the girls.:wideeyed:
     
  6. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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  7. cyclonepower02

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    Yeah, believe it or not, but a lot of basketball fans in Ames are focusing more on the Little Cyclones than the (Real) Cyclones
     
  8. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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  9. Prone2Clone

    Prone2Clone Well-Known Member

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    Bad Hilton = fans watching the game.
    Good Hilton = fans participating in the game.

    I don't see much of the latter anymore for some reason, other than from Cyclone Alley.
     
  10. kingcy

    kingcy Well-Known Member

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  11. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

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    I prefer weeknights. i'll miss the next 3 weekends...daughters in sports. Won't skip that for what I've seen from the Clones.
     
  12. Chizit

    Chizit Well-Known Member

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    I'll be at the OU and KU games, but i have no interest in MU game.
     
  13. cyfan964

    cyfan964 Well-Known Member

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    I thought that Hilton was very loud for the Nebraska game... If you weren't there it was pretty impressive for the first B12 game and a VERY cold night.
     
  14. jsmith86

    jsmith86 Well-Known Member

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    Just think what it will be like on a day that's above zero.
     
  15. CrossCyed

    CrossCyed Well-Known Member

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    Capitalize on the KU game. Should be a good crowd. Gotta make us fans feel like we're missing something if we're not there.
     
  16. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    As long as your not missing the game to go bowling.
     
  17. Ficklone02

    Ficklone02 Well-Known Member

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    Just win baby.....if the AZ Cardinals still have fans after what they have put their fans through in the past, I'd like to think we could reclaim a good home court advantage sometime soon as well. For now though, this "basketball" we play is really boring to watch. I hope that changes with more talent added in the coming years.
     
  18. cyclonepower

    cyclonepower Well-Known Member

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    if the weather isnt bad there should be no excuse it isnt packed
     
  19. gocubs2118

    gocubs2118 Well-Known Member

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    The thing I don't get and I never will get is how we can have over 50,000 people come to football games but can't get 14,000 to basketball games. I know football is a more popular sport than basketball.
     
  20. Ficklone02

    Ficklone02 Well-Known Member

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    One word: tailgating
     

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