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Everything posted by B9j2j6s

  1. I am just grateful that SEFCU and UG are being renovated. I hope a new bubble is happening as well, but we will see. Now for an interesting question who has been the better AD in the D-1 Era, Benson or McElroy?
  2. So is the inside track gone as well. Are we building the bubble as well? Wow if so. Also interesting the use of private funding, is that the Casey naming rights money? Definitely swept under the rug, this announcement was made on a Friday and no local papers covered this? Very strange, but then again the anti athletics people would have gripe about how could we privately fund this project and not the whole athletic department. I wonder if the PE gym renovation completion in March 23 was a typo. I have to imagine it will be done before September.
  3. Wow didn't realize the expense yeah I agree.
  4. IMHO it all depends on team success if we are good people will come. If we suck the arena will be at its current level. Adding a parking garage would help but team success and advertising are the two keys.
  5. I feel like this is being kept on the DL because the school doesn't want a backlash from the academics and anti athletics people on campus for the price tag of 11-12 million. Granted this is still likely to happen after it is announced thanks TUseless. But let's be honest the arena needs rehabbing. The price is reasonable and it is the largest indoors seating capacity on campus. It makes sense and it is time.
  6. This rehab needs to be done regardless of conference affiliation. 3800 attendence is about right for our size. Having seat backs will make for a more comfortable experience also easier to sell season tickets. When we were most successful in the early to mid 2010's the seat backs were mostly sold out. Bench seating is just not comfortable, glad to see things moving in a positive direction with regards to facilities. Now a parking garage would help a lot as well.
  7. Cool thanks to all who found and read the information.
  8. OT-Apparently the St. Peters guard with the funny mustache is transferring to Bryant.
  9. Incredible disappointing 🙏 for all those affected by the actions of DK.
  10. So this is title number 7 are we the most successful women's basketball program in the AE? Never mind got my answer Maine has 9 championships we have 7 all time.
  11. Cool wish they had some pictures of what the gym will look like.
  12. So are the MAAC and AE about to decimate the NEC? Seems like the NEC is the only league to pull from. The MAAC commissioner is on record saying they want 12 teams and currently they are at 10 members. It seems like Wagner and MSM make the most sense. The AE is interested in 11 so Bryant, Sacred Heart and CCSU or LIU. QU is already in the MAAC and I don't ever remember a MAAC school leaving for the AE. Only other school I can think off is Northeastern no longer loving the CAA and moving back. If I had to guess the 3 schools coming in would be Bryant, SH and CCSU in that order. But I know nothing.
  13. How many football members does the NEC need to keep an AQ?
  14. Why couldn't we do the Hudson Valley Challenge in Lacrosse UA, LCC, Marist, Army? Have it at West Point or UA.
  15. My bad D96, I should know better than to report something I saw on a Siena board. I looked at Merrimack facilities and it didn't seem like a AE fit. SH seems like a better fit. Sounds like the NEC is in for a world of hurt.
  16. So according to Sam Perkins who broke SB leaving. Merrimack and Sacred Heart are also talking to the AE.
  17. Why is Bryant leaving the NEC for the AE? Seems like the NEC is the right place for them or is the NEC about to be picked apart?
  18. So what does the 500000 or any other payment we get go towards? Endowing scholarships? Paying off Stadium mortgage? Saving for a indoor practice facility? Or all the above?
  19. Cool to be playing up in FBS but probably had to because of financial needs for the program. I would be curious to know the pay day.
  20. Yeah it is insane I made the choice to get triple vaccinated because of my son's past RSV and asthma. If I have to wear an N95 to go to my first basketball game in two years so be it. But to not even have a choice is just straight up silly. Maybe it has more to do with the AE kicking Hartford out early.
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