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Author Topic: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21  (Read 1213 times)

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Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« on: November 25, 2020, 11:16:14 AM »
I personally think that the TBT Champion - Golden Eagles Alumni should have been honored at one of the home games this year.  Disappointed we potentially won't get to find out.

However, I will not be disappointed to save $50 a game for 3 beers.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2020, 11:18:27 AM »
Having to wait a year for "0" to go up in the rafters.  Don't know if there is normally a grace period after the player leaves, but I highly doubt that they'll do it without any fans in the building.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2020, 11:21:29 AM »
I personally think that the TBT Champion - Golden Eagles Alumni should have been honored at one of the home games this year.  Disappointed we potentially won't get to find out.

However, I will not be disappointed to save $50 a game for 3 beers.

Problem is that most of those guys are all over the place playing professionally during the season.


Having to wait a year for "0" to go up in the rafters.  Don't know if there is normally a grace period after the player leaves, but I highly doubt that they'll do it without any fans in the building.

Yeah they'll wait a couple years on that I think.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2020, 11:27:05 AM »
Thought about that, but there are still a few trying in the G-League and Travis/Joe are around with the trophy.  Could've done video board messages from the guys overseas.  Just would have been a nice tribute to the guys that represented our university so well and also brought home a championship on ESPN

Problem is that most of those guys are all over the place playing professionally during the season.


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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2020, 11:37:10 AM »
The Fiserv getting to its loudest point when they show the Jump Around guy.

Introducing the "greatest student section in the country."

The booing of Wojo when he is introduced.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2020, 11:37:58 AM »
Having to wait a year for "0" to go up in the rafters.  Don't know if there is normally a grace period after the player leaves, but I highly doubt that they'll do it without any fans in the building.

I haven't heard anything about retiring his jersey.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2020, 11:39:53 AM »
I haven't heard anything about retiring his jersey.


No. But they will.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2020, 01:25:52 PM »
Why retire his number? McNeal held the scoring record for years and nobody discussed his number being retired. Howard was a great scorer who had very little team success. Keep in mind I don’t think Rivers should be retired either.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2020, 01:27:07 PM »
Why retire his number? McNeal held the scoring record for years and nobody discussed his number being retired. Howard was a great scorer who had very little team success. Keep in mind I don’t think Rivers should be retired either.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2020, 01:28:33 PM »
1st Team All-American.

Leading scorer in Big East history.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2020, 01:42:58 PM »
1st Team All-American.


This is the one factor that should make it an 'automatic' jersey retirement. We only have a small handful of consensus First Teamers: Chones, Meminger, Lee, Wade and now Howard.

I still find it disappointing that we never retired Chones' jersey. While I suspect it's due to his mid-season departure, the circumstances were pretty unique...especially the part where Al told him to go.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2020, 01:44:39 PM »
Not my biggest disappointment, but the hype videos are something I'll miss.

Biggest disappointment is just not seeing it live. I know everyone gives the fans and students crap, but teh FF gets loud as hell and is definitely an amazing atmosphere to watch a game.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2020, 01:49:09 PM »
Disappointed that we can't argue whether booing Wojo hurts recruiting or how lame the student section is.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2020, 01:49:52 PM »
Disappointed that we can't argue whether booing Wojo hurts recruiting or how lame the student section is.

I predict that this year the student section will be empirically worse than any previous years.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2020, 01:53:14 PM »
I predict that this year the student section will be empirically worse than any previous years.
However, they will be better behaved.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2020, 01:57:05 PM »
I would say witnessing Joe True's spectacular talent of addressing hundreds of Blue and Gold donors by name as they leave the arena, but unfortunately, he's no longer with MU.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2020, 02:04:14 PM »
I would say witnessing Joe True's spectacular talent of addressing hundreds of Blue and Gold donors by name as they leave the arena, but unfortunately, he's no longer with MU.

One of the best. I didn't have much interaction with him, but the personal attention to detail was impressive. After losing my mom to pancreatic cancer, he reached out and sent the MU WLAX pancan awareness socks to me. Small thing, but really big impact. He'll be missed.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2020, 02:10:07 PM »
Why retire his number? McNeal held the scoring record for years and nobody discussed his number being retired. Howard was a great scorer who had very little team success. Keep in mind I don’t think Rivers should be retired either.
i’ll assume you didn’t  see Doc play. Heck, beating ND at the buzzer is jersey-retirement worthy.


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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2020, 02:14:41 PM »
1st Team All-American.
Leading scorer in Big East history.

Yeah it’s a slam dunk.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2020, 02:18:27 PM »
Yeah it’s a slam dunk.

And by all accounts, a fine human being. 

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2020, 02:58:56 PM »
I would say witnessing Joe True's spectacular talent of addressing hundreds of Blue and Gold donors by name as they leave the arena, but unfortunately, he's no longer with MU.

What happen/ where did Joe True go??

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2020, 03:01:34 PM »
What happen/ where did Joe True go??

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #22 on: November 25, 2020, 03:35:47 PM »
Having to wait a year for "0" to go up in the rafters.  Don't know if there is normally a grace period after the player leaves, but I highly doubt that they'll do it without any fans in the building.

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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #23 on: November 25, 2020, 06:20:04 PM »
The booing of Wojo when he is introduced.
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Re: Biggest "no fans" Disappointment of 2020/21
« Reply #24 on: November 25, 2020, 06:27:07 PM »
My announcement as Season Ticket Holder of Game (ST. HOG)