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Do you plan on going to Oklahoma City for the Big 12 tournament?

Asked at Wescoe Beach, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd. on March 10, 2009

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Photo of Vertwaun Hopkins

“No, sir, I’m not really that much into basketball.”

Photo of Grace Sha

“I am not. I would like to, but I don’t have the funds.”

Photo of  Joseph Swisher

“I am not because it’s too far away. I don’t have money to travel.”

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“No, but if I had tickets, I would go in a heartbeat.”

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labmonkey 8 years, 1 month ago

"I am not because it’s too far away. I don’t have money to travel.”

— Joseph Swisher, political science and psychology major, Topeka

And you never will Joseph, you never will.

Bring the Big 12 Tourney to KC permanently!!!

ohjayhawk 8 years, 1 month ago

It would be awesome if I could. But, I too do not have the funds currently to go the approximately 900 miles to OKC... not to mention the $$$ for the tickets. I was able to go to the semis of the women's tourney at Municipal once, and that was awesome. I'd love to make it to the men's tourney once.

Ceallach 8 years, 1 month ago

Nope, I too will be watching it from home.

How are we supposed to debate a topic like this? Maybe holding it in Oklahoma was a plot by the Dems, Reps, those illusive "moderates" from each party, or even a religious group.

Ceallach 8 years, 1 month ago

TOB, no debate there, everyone knows he is to blame :)

HermioneElliott 8 years, 1 month ago

Yes, I am, that is why I have a budget. Because I knew quite some time ago about the event so I put money away. College basketball is awesome and some of the best memories that we take away from college. I love our Jayhawks.

deskboy04 8 years, 1 month ago

I am going to stay home and watch the Whataburger commercials on the television.

RoeDapple 8 years, 1 month ago

I already have the best seat in the house.........

schula 8 years, 1 month ago

Gives a whole new meaning to "what would you do for a klondike bar"

And no, I won't be travelling to OKC to watch the tournament. I will watch it from the comfort of my living room.

Andy Hess 8 years, 1 month ago

Vertwaun, sir, are a huge dork.

BOOM. Roasted.

Ceallach 8 years, 1 month ago

RI may not be guilty but he knows who to blame. Unless that is just a smoke screen to cover his own deeds. Hmmm, if the state-wide smoking ban passes will smoke screens become illegal?

blindrabbit 8 years, 1 month ago

ohjayhawk: Methinks you need a geography lesson; OKC is almost exactly 300 miles from Lawrence, not the 900 you suggest. I drive it all the time; just about 4 1/2 hours, driving the speed limit.

blindrabbit 8 years, 1 month ago

ohjayhawk and Original Bob my oversight! In Pennsylvania it's Oh10 and not Ohio! Hope you can go sometime!

EireishHawk 8 years, 1 month ago

Somewhere south of heaven and north of hell.

Richard Heckler 8 years, 1 month ago

Bring it to Lawrence,Kansas not KCMO...

Think about the fun and revenue right here in Lawrence,Kansas

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