Summertime Fun TBT

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  1. frank s

    frank s Hall of Famer Top Member

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    Breaking: The Arthur Ashe Center will host a regional of The Basketball Tournament this summer, per sources. Announcement expected today. @VCURamNation has fielded a team the last two years. @NBC12 #VCU

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  2. WillWeaverRVA

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    I wish it could be the Siegel Center and not the Arthur Ashe Center (which is falling apart) but hey, it's the TBT in Richmond, I'm not complaining. Awesome news!
     
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  3. N Mollen

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    Horrible venue. Fun event.
     
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  4. WillWeaverRVA

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    Heck, VUU's gym is a better choice than the Ashe Center if they don't want the regional to be at VCU.
     
  5. ISwamRam

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    Sweet...I can make it till then. Throw in a little NBA/G-League, I'll be golden too July.
    Go Ram Nation
     
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  6. Wolfpack Ram

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    Have you ever taken a good look at Barco-Stevens Hall? The bleachers are behind the support beams. Who wants to be looking around a support beam all game long?

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  7. WillWeaverRVA

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    Like I said, the Ashe Center will be fine if they don't want to have the regional at VCU.
     
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  8. vcu70

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    It's all about money as usual.
     
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  9. RowdyPkunk

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    Yup. Only real positive is there's plenty of parking there.... and close to the interstate.
     
  10. theyaintwantit

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    I live on The Boulevard. Pre game on my front porch???

    #TeamRamNation
     
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    You got plenty of parking passes for us? So we don't get towed? lol
     
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  12. VCUPepBandRules

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    Unless they decide to schedule it the same days that the Squirrels have games...
     
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    Yeah no kidding.... especially since the TBT will be there Thurs-Sunday
     
  14. RowdyPkunk

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    Well regardless of how good or bad Ashe Center is (Make sure you bring fans).... No Reason RAMNATION CAN'T SELL THESE GAMES OUT!!!

    Also... how long before someone complains about "Home court advantage" :lol:
     
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    The Ashe center doesn't seem any worse than the Grady Cole Center in charlotte where they held games previously.
     
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