Got my Tickets to Assembly Hall

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    Got my Tickets to Assembly Hall

    I've never been to IU, so we decided to go watch the Hoosiers stomp the crap out of USF on November 19. Tickets were more than reasonably priced.
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    It's a great venue. It has been years since I was there (1986) but it looks like if anything it's a bit more fan friendly than even then. Very loud place. Great atmosphere.

    BTW, I hate IU.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatz View Post
    It's a great venue. It has been years since I was there (1986) but it looks like if anything it's a bit more fan friendly than even then. Very loud place. Great atmosphere.

    BTW, I hate IU.
    Ditto!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatz View Post
    It's a great venue. It has been years since I was there (1986) but it looks like if anything it's a bit more fan friendly than even then. Very loud place. Great atmosphere.

    BTW, I hate IU.
    Oh I hate IU, too. However, to me, Assembly Hall is a bucket list item for a basketball fan. I hate Duke, but I'd love to see a game at Cameron Indoor. Same goes for UNC at the Smith and UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. It's easier to get tickets when those teams play USF than say, Kentucky. Especially with what USF is, now, a doormat. So I'm being patient.

    I understand that IU renovated Assembly Hall a few of years ago.

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    Well done! Bucket list arena for me!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by swamprat View Post
    Oh I hate IU, too. However, to me, Assembly Hall is a bucket list item for a basketball fan. I hate Duke, but I'd love to see a game at Cameron Indoor. Same goes for UNC at the Smith and UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. It's easier to get tickets when those teams play USF than say, Kentucky. Especially with what USF is, now, a doormat. So I'm being patient.

    I understand that IU renovated Assembly Hall a few of years ago.

    Agree. I have been to Duke, not at a game but we were coming back from the Outer Banks. It was in the summer. The door was open and we just walked in. I took pictures of our son in the middle of the floor. Never saw anyone inside the gym. We ended our side trip to The Mouth Of Wilson at Oak Hill Academy. That was awesome too.

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    Best atmosphere I've even been in was at Assembly Hall when they beat Kentucky.

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    Just went to the website to see what tickets were available just in case I could make a game. Most conference games were sold out and looking for tickets from games that were still available showed what a weak out of conference schedule they have. No offense Swampy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TAC View Post
    Just went to the website to see what tickets were available just in case I could make a game. Most conference games were sold out and looking for tickets from games that were still available showed what a weak out of conference schedule they have. No offense Swampy.
    None taken. I know how bad the Bulls will be. I look at this season like I did Hurricane Irma. Prepare for the worse and hope for the best.

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    This is the first season post renovations. Swamp, get there early and tour campus, it's one of the most beautiful I've been to.

    I am going to try to get up for a game or two this year too, can't wait to see the updated look.

    Parking isn't nearly as bad as it used to be.

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    It has always looked incredibly steep on the sides. Is that accurate or does my television play tricks on me?

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