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Basketball. On a boat.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BDC99, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Seems like it's not a very good idea. At least this time of year. UF-G-town canceled at half. Syracuse postponed already, and another in Charleston canceled. Guessing we won't be seeing much of this in the future.
  2. Matt1735

    Matt1735 Well-Known Member

    the problem is the night air. Play them on a Saturday afternoon, it would work great.
  3. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Condensation coming off the ocean? Who woulda thunk it? Probably would work during the day, but I think it might be the time of year, with the wind and cool air.
  4. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    It sounds like an awesome idea -- until you really start thinking about the logistics.

    I just hope I get to see Syracuse on Sunday when I'm off. I wish I could be there but it's across the country and the cheapest tickets were $500. Soooooo that counts me out.
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Stupid made-for-TV schtick. Already done last year. Let's play Army-Navy football on a boat.
  6. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    It also helps when you play it in San Diego, with the dry air, like they did last year. Play it in the Southeast and odds are considerably better that you're gonna get some precipitation/condensation issues.
  7. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Put the back of the end zone right up against the end of the runway on a carrier. It could rival the brick wall at Wrigley for Illinois-Northwestern for bragging rights as sports' biggest hazard.
  8. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    These type of games are not going away. Every story I've read tonight, on the cancellation in Charleston and Mayport, is that they're going to schedule them again next year. That was coming from city officials, the schools and the Navy.
  9. SalukiNC

    SalukiNC Member

    You know where I like basketball games? In a gym or arena. This boat stuff has to go.
  10. ifilus

    ifilus Well-Known Member

    Marquette coach Buzz Williams, right, joins military personnel and volunteers as they wipe off condensation on the basketball court before the start of the game between Ohio State and Marquette in the Carrier Classic on Friday night. The game was later cancelled.

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  11. SalukiNC

    SalukiNC Member

    ... and the Lakers fired their coach, stealing all the thunder from the NCAA's first night, camouflage jerseys and games on boats.
  12. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Did they forget their nautical-themed pashmina afghans?

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