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Newest Big 12 rankings - KU in sixth place for Dave Matthews concert

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Dave Matthews is coming to a campus somewhere in the country, and KU students (and Lawrence residents) have a chance to bring him right here to Lawrence.Of course, he was just [at Verizon Amphitheater][1] in Kansas City, but who wouldn't like to see him rock out Lawrence? AT&T is sponsoring a contest to see which school will get their [very own concert with Dave][2].The contest is based on which school sends the largest number of "invites," defined as text messages from AT&T phones to a specific number. Details are available on [this Web site][2]. Of course, standard text messaging rates apply. Texters must also be on AT&T subscribers, which includes those who had Cingular.We've been looking for a program on the Internet where someone could send an AT&T text without having an AT&T phone, but so far no luck. If you have one, [send me an e-mail and I'll update this site.][3]Right now, KU is parked in 45th place, which is down from last night. Iowa State is leading the competition, which is open to all 119 schools in the division formerly known as I-A.Big 12 schools Baylor, Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado and Texas are also all in front of Kansas. Kansas State is sitting at No. 63. [1]: http://backtorockville.typepad.com/back_to_rockville/2007/08/review-dave-mat.html [2]: http://www.attblueroom.com/sports/collegefootball/ [3]: mailto:jkealing@ljworld.com

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livingkate 6 years, 11 months ago

Phew. Looks like KU students have better taste than Baylor, Nebraska, Colorado and Texas students.

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laidbak_bb 6 years, 11 months ago

that would be the most amazing thing ever. i love DMB and just saw them at Verizon for the 10th time. they put on the best concerts.

wish i had an at&t phone. if you've got one, please help bring DMB to Lawrence!!!!!

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newsreader 6 years, 11 months ago

Dave Matthews is hippie music for fake hippies.

It's a crappy Jam Band, and thats all.

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Confrontation 6 years, 11 months ago

livingkate: You forgot to add Missery to that list.

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livingkate 6 years, 11 months ago

Newsreader:

I would also define them as "The Cheeseburger of Jam Bands". I would much rather listen to a 45 minute maraca solo than Dave Matthews whining.

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