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|4 weeks 2 days ago||This^^||
Just beat me to the punch. This couldn't be any more spot on.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Fans other than students need to show up||
The student interest has grown, but outside of the student section the interest still isn't there. There's a lot of empty seats and not much noise coming from places other than the student section. Students should be alloted more seats near the court until we actually have other dedicated fans showing up to every game. The atmosphere at Crisler can be great as we've seen for the Indiana, Ohio State, and Kansas games the last few years, but it's only the big games where Crisler has a big home court advantage. You look at the Breslin and they have a great crowd no matter who they're playing. Michigan isn't to that level quite yet. We're getting there, but in the mean time the students need to have more seats near the court to have a significant home court advantage because the rest of the fans just aren't cutting it as of right now in my opinion.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||This is not a good idea||
I can barely afford tickets the way it is. I go to this great institution but I don't receive much financial help. If tickets were raised to what everyone else pays, there is no way I could afford it. But "general admission" is not the answer. When we had assigned seats, I was always in the stadium early. I love watching the team warm up, watching the country's best marching band, and watching all those winged helmets running out of the tunnel and slapping the banner. But now with this new policy, you don't have a choice where to sit. They have been assigning seats and packing people in. Being someone who wants a good perspective on the game (section 26 row 40 to 50) I need to show up near kickoff. It's really unfortunate. Growing up I always knew I would go to U of M and then after graduation I would donate to the athletic department to support our teams. But after my experience with Dave Brandon as AD, I won't ever send in a penny while he's there (and I know other students with the same POV). I have been a loyal fan and have attended games my whole life in the big house and on the road. It's a shame that DB has caused many great fans to lose their desire to support Michigan Athletics. Every game I attend in the future I'll just buy my tickets off of stubhub or some other secondary market.
Also, I can't wait to see how everything goes this basketball season. I'm sure it will all work out, and everyone will be happy. /s
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Yes,||
he was carted off of the field during a stoppage in play after he had been helped to the sideline.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Viewpoint from a current senior||
This is my senior year at U of M and have attended nearly every game since I arrived on campus. My freshman year I was one of the few people in the whole arena (not just student section) at tipoff every game. The number of games I have missed through my first 3 years can easily be counted on one hand, and the games I missed were due to reasons that were more important than sports. I am in the bleachers early for every game, sat in the front 2 rows at the final four and national championship, and am a big time Michigan sports fan. The main problem I have with this is the athletic department needs to understand that sometimes it's not possible to attend every game. What if one of the most dedicated student fans gets really ill, or has some form of family emergency where they miss two games in one week and has to miss the Indiana game this year? Or get shitty seats to the state game? My point is some things in life are bigger than sports, and having to miss games in the past due to these things myself, I will feel terrible for myself and others if they have to miss out on Michigan sporting events because the athletic department screws us over.
To all of you bitching and complaining, and saying students can stop whining and need to just show up, need to tell that to the students who aren't the dedicated fans. The dedicated ones are there every night cheering on the maize and blue that we all have grown to love, and now we have the possibility of getting screwed out of tickets because other students don't care as much as we do. How would you feel as a michigan football season ticket holder who has attended nearly every game for 30 years if the athletic department gave your ticket to a game to somebody else because you couldn't show up the previous week? I bet not very well.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||This news..||
I likes very much.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||I'm taking Tiger||
I'm taking Tiger this weekend as well. He loves the course and he's finally in control of his game again. If he putts like he has the past 2 tournaments, he will win.
|36 weeks 4 hours ago||They were given to us on Saturday||
The sleeves were given out to every student on Saturday along with a pair of glasses. Then on Monday they gave every student a head band and final four towel. I didn't bring my sleeves home, but a couple of my housemates did.
|37 weeks 8 hours ago||and we lost||
already a blown save two games into the season..
|37 weeks 9 hours ago||And a lead off walk in the 9th...||
Nothing is going to come easy this year when it comes down to our bullpen.
|37 weeks 9 hours ago||Minnesota scores a run||
Villarreal gives up a run. 2-1. Minnesota has a guy on second with 2 outs.
|37 weeks 10 hours ago||Thankfully that miscue on the double play didn't cost us||
Anibal bounced back with another K.
|37 weeks 15 hours ago||64-60||
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Got the email!||
Just got my email and bought my ticket!
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Not yet||
I went to more than 11 games this season and have yet to receive an email. Anxiously waiting for it to come through so I can buy my ticket!
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Floor level||
If you look at the floor below, there is a lot of floor space at each end of the court. I believe this is where all of the students stand. It sucks for people who get there late because there is no bleachers that angle up to help you see over the people in front of you. The floor is raised though so the people standing in the back can still see the action somewhat.
You can kind of see what I'm talking about in this picture..
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Email from the University (last paragraph is the important info)||
"Late last night, you were notified via email regarding NCAA Tournament Final Four ticket ordering information.
Today (Monday, April 1), Michigan Basketball Student Season Ticket Holders who attended eleven (11) or more home games this season will have priority access to purchase one NCAA Tournament Final Four ticket. The NCAA offers seven-hundred (700) specially priced $40 Floor-Level student tickets to each participating school. If Michigan advances to the National Championship, one (1) ticket will be provided at no additional cost to each of the seven-hundred (700) students.
Michigan Basketball Student Season Ticket Holders who attended eleven (11) or more home games this season will have priority access to purchase one NCAA Tournament Final Four ticket.
Starting tomorrow (Tuesday, April 2), if NCAA Tournament Final Four Floor-Level student tickets remain, the next priority group of Michigan Basketball Student Season Ticket Holders will be notified to purchase Floor-Level student tickets, if available.
NCAA Tournament Final Four Floor-Level student ticket ordering information will be sent from the NCAA, not Michigan Athletics.
Please note the NCAA has extremely strict ID policies in place for all Floor-Level student tickets, and they are non-transferable. If you do not personally plan to attend, do not purchase a ticket."
It doesn't sound like your friend would be able to use it.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Yelled and gave my dad a bear hug||
Before Trey hit that shot, Elijah Johnson was shooting the 1 and 1 and they showed his stats that he is about a 75% free throw shooter and that he was 3 for 3 on the night. I looked at my dad and said, "stats say he is due to miss this next free throw, then Trey is going to hit a three and we will win in overtime." Well, he missed, and we all know what happened after that. When that shot dropped I jumped in the air, yelled at the top of my lungs in disbelief, and gave my dad the biggest hug. That will be one of those moments that I will never forget for the rest of my life. Hopefully I have a couple more great moments this weekend. Atlanta bound on Friday!
|42 weeks 5 hours ago||He may be right||
Yes the officiating was bad, but it's not the reason we lost. We shouldn't have been in the position where officials could change the outcome of the game. When you're playing a team who hasn't won a conference game all year and you're in the top 5, you should be up by 15+ points at the end of the game regardless of the officiating. Maybe we should try playing good defense for once before we start blaming officials.
|42 weeks 6 hours ago||Just embarrassing||
This team just doesn't know how to play defense, and Tim and Trey are the only two guys on the team that truly care about winning and giving everything they have on a nightly basis. We are a top 20 team at best, and the way we are playing right now, we'll be lucky to win a game the rest of the year. It was nice thinking we were actually a good team about a month ago. It was fun while it lasted. Just to make it clear, I'm not giving up on this team, just stating what I believe based on what I've seen out of these players in the past month. I hope they prove me wrong and make a strong run in March.
|42 weeks 15 hours ago||65-63||
|42 weeks 2 days ago||Speaking of rankings||
We moved up to #4 in the AP poll this week.
|43 weeks 10 hours ago||68-63||
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Just won a case race||
Just won a case race. Team Hamms!!!!!!!!
|44 weeks 6 days ago||71 - 70||
|46 weeks 15 hours ago||80 - 77||
|47 weeks 15 hours ago||75-62 Michigan.||
|49 weeks 6 days ago||Shane Morris||
Kind of off topic, but speaking of quotes, I was just watching Shane in an accuracy challenge on ESPN U down in Florida with the under armour game players, and during a poor performance you could hear him drop the F bomb into his microphone. I prolly would have said the same thing after that though. He didn't do as well as he would have liked.
|49 weeks 6 days ago||76-58||
|50 weeks 1 day ago||This was great||
Thanks a lot for this. As tough as it was to watch, it was perfect. Words can't explain how much Denard did for our program. As rough as it has been in the past few years, I feel privileged to have spent my first three years at UM watching one of Michigan's all time greats. He will definitely be missed next year. Good luck at the next level and thanks for providing me with some of the greatest memories of my life.