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I've never seen Gampel this empty...

Discussion in 'UConn Men's Basketball' started by BUHusky, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. BUHusky

    BUHusky The original. Accept no substitutes.

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    And I've been here for some terrible NIT games...

    It's quite depressing.
     
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  2. Letsgohuskies11

    Letsgohuskies11

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    the bottom section of gampel looks like it has rows of empty seats on TV
     
  3. boog204

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    the students are back now, right?
     
  4. methodology

    methodology

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    Really late start and in Gampel. People in new haven county won't get home till after midnight.

    Students still on break also

    Bad combination for fan turnout
     
  5. reddevilhusky

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    On campus students not allowed to move back in until Sunday.
     
  6. mjmoney23

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    #allgamesshouldbeatgampel
    #stopplayinginhartford
     
  7. upstater

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    You'd think that in this era of tech, some school would come up with an app of some sort that could instantly rout tickets to students when a ticketholder isn't going to make the game. It would be so easy to do.
     
  8. John

    John "Come with me if you want to live." - Cameron

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    We're here for free as a promo for XL season ticket holders.

    Observations:

    1. Crowd is very light
    2. Haven't been here in about 5 years. WTH is up with those ceiling tiles? It looks AWFUL.
     
  9. HooperScooper

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    Playing at 9:00 at Gampel on a weekday when the students aren't back yet is a dumb f'in idea. I know, I know, television..
     
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  10. Chief00

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    Bad planning for reasons cited but as a fan you got to do the grind.

    Chief is in the house.
     
  11. upstater

    upstater

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    Should have been at the XL
     
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  12. UCweCONN

    UCweCONN Let's do this!

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    I love UCONN but no way I'm going to a mid-week game at Gampel and getting home at almost 1:00 am when I have to get up at 5:00 am for work.
     
  13. Robertelamin

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    If there is going to be a 9PM weekday game then it should be one of the days between Christmas and New Year when half the people aren't working anyway. I guess UConn has no control over these things though.
     
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  14. John

    John "Come with me if you want to live." - Cameron

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    I'll be a wreck at work tommorow, but at least I didn't need to take vacation time to attend this game.
     
  15. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    If I went to the game wouldn't be home close to 2. Plus the students aren't there. Let it go
     
  16. UConnSwag11

    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    I do that for the city games when I only have to drive 30 minutes to and from the train station
     
  17. huskymedic

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  18. methodology

    methodology

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    Just walked in the door. Don't blame those who didn't make it. Gotta be up for 5 am
     
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  19. willie99

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    all four of us were there, I live the closest and arrived home at midnight
     
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