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Thank you to the crowd

Post by MikeUMA » Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:18 pm

From TV, the crowd looked pretty damn good tonight. I didn't see too much from the season ticket seats, but the students were the key.

To all who went: thank you.
For those who got on board with Black Out Night: thank you.
If you convinced a friend or two to come with you: a big thank you.

You made the Mullins Center what it should be: a big home court advantage for the Minutemen.

Go back on the 21st against The Welders. I mean, St. Bonaventure. The team feeds off your energy and you can help them to the A-10 Championship.

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Post by 78 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:22 pm

What he said. 3,500 students at every game, even more, could will this team over the top.
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Post by SoCal » Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:28 pm

Welcome back students. Isn't this f'n fun? Make it happen the rest of the way. Please!!!

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Post by bharms08 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:41 pm

finally us students bring some electricity, who else thinks those first 10 minutes were due to us giving them energy. i got there at 6:30 and there was already like 40 students lined out the door!!! i thought most were just there for the tshirt and were gonna leave but thankfully i was wrong.

big props to signman by the way for that "black out sign" hahah by far your funniest

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Post by umass1234 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:57 pm

bharms08 wrote:finally us students bring some electricity, who else thinks those first 10 minutes were due to us giving them energy. i got there at 6:30 and there was already like 40 students lined out the door!!! i thought most were just there for the tshirt and were gonna leave but thankfully i was wrong.

big props to signman by the way for that "black out sign" hahah by far your funniest
How about those guys behind the student section bench. What assholes. I give MAJOR props to the guy that started the fatass chant and got escorted out.

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Post by Zangzigger » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:03 pm

How about those guys behind the student section bench. What assholes. I give MAJOR props to the guy that started the fatass chant and got escorted out.
They were down by 20, I couldn't understand what they were cheering about. If they were up by 20, I would understand it.

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Post by chuff » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:06 pm

Students rocked tonight!!! You really made a difference for the team and the rest of the crowd. I haven't felt that intensity in the Bill in over 6 years! Thanks!

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Post by shovelhd » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:20 pm

bharms08 wrote:who else thinks those first 10 minutes were due to us giving them energy.
I'd give the students the game ball. Absolutely outstanding turnout. I hope you could hear them on tv. It was awesome.

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Post by umass21 » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:22 pm

That's awesome. This is the kind of game you need to reward the students with when they come out. Now take care of business on the road and the students should reward the team with their attendance for the next home game?

How'd the crowd look, in regards to the black-out theme they were going for?

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Post by Almontis » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:24 pm

it really was a phenomenal atmosphere. the students made it so, and the team played its heart out. just terrific all around.

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Post by shovelhd » Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:26 pm

The whole place was BLACKED OUT.

I scored a tshirt from one of the vendors. She's a sweetheart.

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Post by Happy Hazel '96 » Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:55 am

Talk about energy!

Across the Universe.

Congrats Students! If you car enough and want to bring back the dream, continue the support and the energy and with TF's support we will rise up again to the upper realm of college basketball. Young Coach Ford (37) will recruit, so you must support. It's all about the college experience, feel so lucky to have this opportunity, don't let it pass you by.

This team was #1 in the country a mere 11 seasons ago. Not so long ago if you think about it, right?

Go UMass. See ya on the 24th.

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Post by BostonBert » Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:13 am

umass1234 wrote:I give MAJOR props to the guy that started the fatass chant and got escorted out.
It was ridiculous that they even escorted him out. The security guy in the yellow shirt was acting like a clown the entire game.

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Post by Lunatic » Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:47 am

Great job... for everyone else who showed up...

Props to "The Bill", he invited people... left and right, made sure everyone was gonna go to the game.

I hope this stops the bitching and moaning of the elders who think we aren't worthy, and i hope we students keep the spirit up and keep on supporting...


i do wanna say that UMass should keep on promoting basketball games and hockey games... make sure the students know, you have to realize many of them are just starting to get back into it... so a little promotion should be good... like another facebook event for the next game, invite everyone... you know, get the game to be HUUUUUUGE!!!


overall... Props to the students... props to the team.. special props to STEPHANE!!!!

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Post by vanmeter » Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:22 am

The students were the key here. The place was like it always was during the Calipari years.

The key here is for the students to KEEP showing up. The remaining 3 games are all night games.

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