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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.
12-06-2018 08:09 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 08:09 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.

Obviously, the next few home games will have zero students, as they'll be on break, but I hope we can keep it rolling when the Spring semester fires back up.
12-06-2018 08:11 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 08:09 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.

While the student section was above average, it definitely was not a sellout (either that or a sizable chunk that picked up tix didn't go to the game). In fact, I left my assigned seats with the kids and moved to the student section because it was open just a few rows behind the DJ. My son likes to sit there.
12-06-2018 08:28 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 08:28 AM)EverRespect Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:09 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.

While the student section was above average, it definitely was not a sellout (either that or a sizable chunk that picked up tix didn't go to the game). In fact, I left my assigned seats with the kids and moved to the student section because it was open just a few rows behind the DJ. My son likes to sit there.

They reported that all student tickets were claimed for the third straight game. I assume some who claimed tickets decided studying for finals was better for them.
12-06-2018 08:47 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 08:47 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:28 AM)EverRespect Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:09 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.

While the student section was above average, it definitely was not a sellout (either that or a sizable chunk that picked up tix didn't go to the game). In fact, I left my assigned seats with the kids and moved to the student section because it was open just a few rows behind the DJ. My son likes to sit there.

They reported that all student tickets were claimed for the third straight game. I assume some who claimed tickets decided studying for finals was better for them.

Yeah, saw the sign at the box office that the student section was sold out and was a little surprised it was only about 60% full. I can see some not showing, but that was a lot of no-shows. Perhaps they failed to take down the sign from the other night? That said, compared to the last 5 years or so, it was a pretty good showing for a game that wouldn't be considered marquee. A step in the right direction, but still a ways to go.
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12-06-2018 09:00 AM
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If only they would get off their phones and watch the game for a few minutes

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12-06-2018 11:06 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
(12-06-2018 09:00 AM)EverRespect Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:47 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:28 AM)EverRespect Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 08:09 AM)ODUDrunkard13 Wrote:  
(12-06-2018 07:48 AM)Gilesfan Wrote:  One thing that is acceptable is the students are showing up right now

3 straight student section sell-outs. Pretty good.

While the student section was above average, it definitely was not a sellout (either that or a sizable chunk that picked up tix didn't go to the game). In fact, I left my assigned seats with the kids and moved to the student section because it was open just a few rows behind the DJ. My son likes to sit there.

They reported that all student tickets were claimed for the third straight game. I assume some who claimed tickets decided studying for finals was better for them.

Yeah, saw the sign at the box office that the student section was sold out and was a little surprised it was only about 60% full. I can see some not showing, but that was a lot of no-shows. Perhaps they failed to take down the sign from the other night? That said, compared to the last 5 years or so, it was a pretty good showing for a game that wouldn't be considered marquee. A step in the right direction, but still a ways to go.

I don't disagree. But sell outs aren't based on filled seats. And the only reason I said it was sold out is because ODU said the student section was sold out (for the third straight game).

Regardless of how you feel about them calling it a sell out, it's a good sign since it's been a long time since students felt the need to claim tickets ahead of time.
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12-06-2018 11:25 AM
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RE: BASKETBALL: What is acceptable?
Also, when there are a ton of open seats in the rest of the stadium, many move to better seats.
12-06-2018 11:37 AM
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