Tickets Sold Out

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by CyFan61, Jul 3, 2014.

  1. isuforlife

    isuforlife Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    3,546
    70
    48
    Ratings:
    +250 / 105 / -0
    time to build a new Hilton 20,000 seats +
     
  2. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    7,755
    245
    63
    Dallas, TX
    Ratings:
    +317 / 6 / -0
    Pump the brakes. Let's get at least half a decade or more of selling out season tickets first
     
  3. CYVADER

    CYVADER Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2006
    5,354
    212
    63
    Sales
    Cornfields
    Ratings:
    +228 / 1 / -0
    Thank god I had the foresight last year to buy 3 tix for my fam. I could see this coming. The icing on the cake was how great we were last year. Hoiball
     
  4. Thielej

    Thielej New Member

    Apr 1, 2014
    1
    0
    1
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    How many season tickets do you have right now? Just 1 or more than that?
     
  5. isuforlife

    isuforlife Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    3,546
    70
    48
    Ratings:
    +250 / 105 / -0
    Build it and they will come!!
     
  6. cyclone101

    cyclone101 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2009
    2,673
    330
    83
    Central IA
    Ratings:
    +1,003 / 68 / -0
    Why the hell would anyone want to replace hilton?
     
  7. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2006
    70,964
    542
    113
    Envr Engr/Program Manager
    Omaha
    Ratings:
    +544 / 0 / -0
    Too small for a future national program.
     
  8. cyclone101

    cyclone101 Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2009
    2,673
    330
    83
    Central IA
    Ratings:
    +1,003 / 68 / -0
    Cameron Indoor says hello.
     
  9. MartyFine

    MartyFine Well-Known Member

    Jul 7, 2009
    2,193
    91
    48
    Warren Co., IA
    Ratings:
    +172 / 19 / -0
    No worries. There is no money for this. Look at how long it took just to build the SEZ.
     
  10. CyKings

    CyKings Active Member

    Jun 5, 2013
    668
    51
    28
    Male
    Electrical Engineer
    Kansas City, KS
    Ratings:
    +110 / 0 / -0
    I had started to debate trying to get season tickets, but that seems difficult now that we are actually good. The people who got in during the McDermott years are the smart ones... stay with the team through the crap years and you get rewarded.
     
  11. Cyientist

    Cyientist Member

    Aug 18, 2013
    952
    19
    18
    Ankeny
    Ratings:
    +53 / 2 / -0
    I got a call from the ticket office today and I was able to purchase 2 additional season tickets. Needless to say, I was surprised I could pick up the extra seats but am pumped.
     
  12. Cydkar

    Cydkar Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2006
    20,348
    988
    113
    Ratings:
    +2,113 / 40 / -0
    Uhmmm, no.
     
  13. cemarclone

    cemarclone Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    207
    0
    16
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    Probably could squeeze in 2000 seats if the concourse was converted to seats to make it look like the lowere and upper decks were one continous bank of seats. People would then use the tunnels to goto and outer concourse. The Hilton plans from years ago pretty much did something similar, but they filled the concourse with suites instead of just rows of seats. But it did include a glassed in concourse that extended out to the cement pillars around the outside of Hilton.
     
  14. DreamyCy

    DreamyCy Member

    Nov 13, 2013
    632
    4
    18
    Ratings:
    +13 / 2 / -0
    I was surprised I was able to get all the additional seats I requested. They're in the nose bleed but I'm jacked that I got them!
     
  15. Cychedelia

    Cychedelia Active Member

    Aug 26, 2014
    2,134
    10
    38
    Cedar Rapids
    Ratings:
    +10 / 0 / -0
    Do you sit in the nose bleeds too? I hope that I get some more as I put a request in as well.
     
  16. DreamyCy

    DreamyCy Member

    Nov 13, 2013
    632
    4
    18
    Ratings:
    +13 / 2 / -0
    Yuuuup
     
  17. farminclone

    farminclone Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2009
    3,802
    277
    83
    Ratings:
    +1,037 / 48 / -0
    I don't think this is possible without major reconstruction because the angle of the new seats in the current inner concourse would be too steep. I think some sort of box-type premium seating would work better and may generate the most income. Serve them food/drinks from Johnny's, have TVs, comfortable chairs, etc.
     
  18. Carsalesrgood

    Carsalesrgood Member

    Feb 4, 2011
    171
    8
    18
    Ratings:
    +20 / 0 / -0
    Officially a 1st Time MBB Season Ticket Holder!!!
     
  19. Ms3r4ISU

    Ms3r4ISU Well-Known Member

    May 7, 2008
    3,699
    118
    63
    Communication specialist
    Ames
    Ratings:
    +179 / 0 / -0
    Just wait for next year - as in start saving now :)
     
  20. swarthmoreCY

    swarthmoreCY Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2008
    16,382
    320
    83
    Here nor there
    Ratings:
    +727 / 91 / -0
    True, and I think we could also get a few hundred more by redoing the student section as bleachers and eliminate some of the space between the court and the stands (assuming we are not up against a regulation).

    Hilton's capacity is fine, if not perfect. What we could use more of is premium seating. If that adds a few hundred more seats, great, but 14-15k is good sized. KU and all their success is only 2k more. Increase prices instead of build more seats IMO.
     

Share This Page