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Arena arms race

Discussion in 'Men's Basketball' started by OPHusker, Dec 22, 2018.

  1. OPHusker

    OPHusker Junior Varsity 15 Year Member

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  2. katymac

    katymac Scout Team 5 Year Member

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    Front page news, friday.
     
  3. Elwood von Kiowa

    Elwood von Kiowa Grad Assistant 5 Year Member

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    Of course Texas has to build it bigger.
     
  4. Sooner 24

    Sooner 24 Travel Squad 15 Year Member

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    It’s actually 6,500 fewer seats for basketball.
     
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    carrolltonsker Husker Immortal 10 Year Member

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    Yep, that kind of surprised me. I have never been a big fan of the Erwin Center, but spending $300 million on an on-campus arena with no practice facilities and only holds 10,000 does not strike me as being a brilliant move.
     
  6. Busker

    Busker Recruit

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    The university is spending $0 on the building.
     
  7. carrolltonsker

    carrolltonsker Husker Immortal 10 Year Member

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    True, but it is still a lot of money to spend on an undersized arena. If and when Texas has a good basketball team again, there will be a lot of unhappy fans who won't be able to get tickets.
     
  8. Red Dead Redemption

    Red Dead Redemption Head Lackey 5 Year Member

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    "Actor Matthew McConaughey has been dubbed the arena's "Minister of Culture" to enhance the fan experience."

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  9. Red Dead Redemption

    Red Dead Redemption Head Lackey 5 Year Member

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    The first 100 fans to the game get a special invitation to bongo naked after the game?
     
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  10. ColoREDo

    ColoREDo REDo posts matter!!! 10 Year Member

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    Ackos and Red Dead Redemption like this.

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