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MAC play to start on November 4th
6 game season should be interesting
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NIU athletics must have known they were going to vote yes. This press release came out way too quick.

https://niuhuskies.com/news/2020/9/25/ni...eturn.aspx
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RE: MAC play to start on November 4th
(09-25-2020 04:06 PM)HuskieManiac Wrote:  6 game season should be interesting

Ahhh——first one out, last one back.
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(09-25-2020 04:12 PM)Milwaukee Pilot Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:06 PM)HuskieManiac Wrote:  6 game season should be interesting

Ahhh——first one out, last one back.

What do you mean?
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RE: MAC play to start on November 4th
(09-25-2020 04:14 PM)HuskieManiac Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:12 PM)Milwaukee Pilot Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:06 PM)HuskieManiac Wrote:  6 game season should be interesting

Ahhh——first one out, last one back.

What do you mean?

Guess we’re splitting hairs on when the PAC-12 voted to return but we were the first conference to say we weren’t playing and at the back of the pack to return.
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RE: MAC play to start on November 4th
Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.
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(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.

Just read mid week games in November and Saturday games in December.
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(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.

It's a perfect time to play all mid-week games. No fans allowed anyway, so might as well get the ESPN national broadcasts during the week. I think only the last couple games on the schedule in December will be played on Saturday, and that's just fine.
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(09-25-2020 04:31 PM)Milwaukee Pilot Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.

Just read mid week games in November and Saturday games in December.

Ha! Only 2 games in December, right? So 1 Saturday home game. Oh well. I should be used to this
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(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.

Should be a quiet news day, nothing much happening in the country the night before. 03-lol

I normally cringe at these midweek games. But if we can recoup some valuable $ by doing it this year, then I'm for it.
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(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.


ESPN3 is already getting stoked to include us as one of the 1,500 events they’ll be carrying on their platform.

Those games will be brutal weather-wise, particularly for the players standing on the sidelines. Nothing like DeKalb in winter! Since there will be no fans, why can’t the home games be played indoors in the Chessick indoor facility on days/nights with unbearable weather? ESPN3 can set up their one camera in the hallway and shoot the game through the window.
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(09-25-2020 04:42 PM)Dog Fan Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.


ESPN3 is already getting stoked to include us as one of the 1,500 events they’ll be carrying on their platform.

Those games will be brutal weather-wise, particularly for the players standing on the sidelines. Nothing like DeKalb in winter! Since there will be no fans, why can’t the home games be played indoors in the Chessick indoor facility on days/nights with unbearable weather? ESPN3 can set up their one camera in the hallway and shoot the game through the window.

They can go outside for kickoffs, punts and field goal trys.
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MAC play to start on November 4th
Decisions regarding attendance have not been finalized yet. If they eventually allow fans in the games, this would pose an interesting situation for those who bought tickets for a full season - including games that have already been cancelled. For those who will attend those games, have fun enjoying December in DeKalb!
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It would just be nice to wake up Saturday mornings excited for a game. The year is so screwed up and they still are stuck being held to this illusion of maction. I’m sure they need whatever espn bucks they can get. Can’t blame them. Was just hoping the powers that be would just say f@&k it, play on saturdays.
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I'm guessing the mid-week crap is paying for some of the testing. Let's get through the season and move on. So happy we're not the turd in the FBS punch bowl....

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RE: MAC play to start on November 4th
(09-25-2020 04:42 PM)Dog Fan Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.


ESPN3 is already getting stoked to include us as one of the 1,500 events they’ll be carrying on their platform.

Those games will be brutal weather-wise, particularly for the players standing on the sidelines. Nothing like DeKalb in winter! Since there will be no fans, why can’t the home games be played indoors in the Chessick indoor facility on days/nights with unbearable weather? ESPN3 can set up their one camera in the hallway and shoot the game through the window.
This is not a bad idea.


We would get to show off the facility also!
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(09-25-2020 05:30 PM)chihuskie Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:42 PM)Dog Fan Wrote:  
(09-25-2020 04:28 PM)Rabid Squirrel Wrote:  Nov 4th is a Wednesday. Not even a pandemic can get the MAC out of midweek BS.


ESPN3 is already getting stoked to include us as one of the 1,500 events they’ll be carrying on their platform.

Those games will be brutal weather-wise, particularly for the players standing on the sidelines. Nothing like DeKalb in winter! Since there will be no fans, why can’t the home games be played indoors in the Chessick indoor facility on days/nights with unbearable weather? ESPN3 can set up their one camera in the hallway and shoot the game through the window.
This is not a bad idea.


We would get to show off the facility also!

I would imagine, similar to the Wrigley football game fiasco, there may not be enough safe distance on the sidelines and through the end zones.
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(09-25-2020 05:21 PM)NIUfilmmaker Wrote:  I'm guessing the mid-week crap is paying for some of the testing. Let's get through the season and move on. So happy we're not the turd in the FBS punch bowl....

GO HUSKIES!

If ESPN is paying us more than the current MAC contract stipulates I'll be surprised. Any ESPN money I'm sure was already factored into our athletic budget pre-COVID. My guess is each school is just going to have to take a bath on all the testing costs. MAC conducting four tests per week is more than AAC's three tests per week.
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(09-25-2020 04:54 PM)Dog Fan Wrote:  Decisions regarding attendance have not been finalized yet. If they eventually allow fans in the games, this would pose an interesting situation for those who bought tickets for a full season - including games that have already been cancelled. For those who will attend those games, have fun enjoying December in DeKalb!
Can’t wait to be in the stands & will take it even in cold December!
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Looking forward to even a 6 game season. Anything to salvage part of the mess that is 2020.
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