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#BuffsMadness officially announced for October 12th

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Goose, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Do you want CU to have March Madness?

    Do you think that there's a perfect opportunity to do it the day after the Arizona State blackout football game (Friday, October 12th)?

    Do you want to do your part to help make it happen?

    There's been a lot of discussion lately on what we as fans could do to let CU know that we'd like to have a Midnight Madness celebration to start basketball season off in style. A lot of people have been tweeting #CUMarchMadness on twitter to try to draw attention. There's been talk of phone calls and other plans. However, I think the best thing that you can do is to email Matt Biggers (our new CMO) and Mike Bohn on this. BE RESPECTFUL. BE SMART. In other words, don't be a dumbass. Just tell them that you'd really like for CU to have Midnight Madness and that you guarantee that you would be there to support the team that night.

    Honestly, the odds are not good on this one. Tad has mentioned that he doesn't want to do it unless the Keg is full. I'm not sure we're there yet. But we need to let CU know that there is a demand for this.

    mike.bohn@colorado.edu
    matt.biggers@colorado.edu

    Spread the word on this. The more people that email, the better odds we have.
     
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  2. jgisland

    jgisland Club Member Club Member

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    I emailed Bohn the other day, he responded that they are looking into it and would like to see it full if they do it. I also included a PIC of the French announcers in the CU gear and explained how there was a lot of interest and people following this team this summer.

    Like Goose said this is a long-shot, if this doesn't happen this year showing Bohn that there is interest could lay the groundwork for next year.
     
  3. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    For those of you who are interested, a small financial pledge like what we did for the students headed to ABQ would go miles towards swaying opinion. Honestly something on the order of $50 from a number of us would register true interest and push this farther towards reality.
     
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    LaserDeathHawk Club Member Club Member

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    Can I get the instructions to get a winning football team in Boulder?
     
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    rynobuff Club Member Club Member

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    Must be new around these parts... as always your answer can be found here :

    1057 W. College Ave.
    Independence, KS 67301
    Phone: 620.331.4100 • 800.842.6063







    and giving them a quick call may help with this whole midnight madness thing as well :lol:
     
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  8. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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    I did as well.

    From Bohn: "Right On!"

    From Biggers: "Thank you for your input and support. While we don’t have anything to announce at this time, we are working through this as we speak and this could indeed become a reality! Go Buffs!"
     
  10. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Even if it doesn't work for this year, we want to lay the groundwork for future years on this one. Midnight Madness, when done correctly, is HUGE for recruiting. HUGE. Imagine if you're a Dominique Collier or Josh Perkins next year. We invite you up for your official visit on the weekend that MM happens. You come in to the Keg -- that's completely full of screaming fans that all know who you are. You don't think that would sway them?
     
  11. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    I also got positive feedback about exploring this from Bohn and a contact at the foundation. They mentioned what really pushed them to explore this with marketing and events was that several Buff fans out of the blue offered to donate to make sure the event happened. So for any of you that did, many thanks; and for the rest of us anything we can donate to help push this forward would be great even if it is a small amount it shows real interest in a winning program at CU.

    https://colorado.donornetpac.com/Signup.aspx
     
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    RK UBL Club Member

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    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    I asked him if he was gonna have the beard :lol:
     
  15. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    I have to think that Jabari Bird ends up here if not for those meddling registrars from Independence Community College. *smh*
     
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    Would be such an epic weekend. They could do an RSVP thing on the AD website and see how many people they can get to say they will be there. If they hit 7000 then it happens. Makes hardcore fans talk to everyone they know to get them signed up.
     
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    FightCu1414 Fifth year Senior Club Member

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    emailed bohn today. Talked to Jelly Scott today and he is actually optimistic it'll happen!
     
  18. Shldr2Shldr

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    Everytime Scott hits a double double or a 3pt shot we need a sign that just reads #YouJelly?
     
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    The sooner basketball gets here the better...
     
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    :stupid:
     
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    **** ou
     
  22. buffgal

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    lol!
     
  23. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    give us something to cheer for
     
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    buffaloflyer does not approve.

    All kidding aside. Pretty cool.
     
  26. BuffaloSoldier76

    BuffaloSoldier76 Unsound Meat Club Member

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    ----->>> you!
     
  27. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    IF this is true (I refuse to get my hopes up), all of the credit goes to the fans. From what I heard, it was all but ruled out over a week ago. Apparently the emails and donations, along with the public support on The Ralphie Report, made the difference. So, buffaloflyer was right, this is all because of YOU!

    So for that, I thank everyone. Now let's hope it's true!
     
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    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    From Reed

    When asked for details into #CUMidnightMadness, Mike Bohn said, "stay tuned, soon." Momentum from Pac12 championship grows daily. #GoBuffs
     
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    so its on?!?!?
     
  30. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Before I give the fans any credit, I need to get flyer's opinion.


    I'm so ****ing stoked for this. Yeah, I'm so stoked I used the word stoked. This is, like, totally tubular.
     

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