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Subject: Re: Marketing NU basketball

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Date Posted: Friday, May 20, 08:43:58am
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In reply to: Eagle 's message, "Marketing NU basketball" on Thursday, May 19, 09:52:53am

Barring an epic run like St. Peters any marketing efforts would likely prove to have little impact.

Suppose the double their attendance you would have 1200 people at games. It is a good post with good points but I think it is too late.

NU and other local schools really missed their chance to gain market share when the Bills and Sabres were terrible. The Bills are SB favorites and the Sabres are up and coming.

With both teams good local basketball and college sports will sink more and more towards the back pages, if at all.

With all of that said. While there is a small chance NU could regain the attendance of the basketball glory years, there is zero chance this could happen with hockey. In the next few years folks at NU may have to have some very tough choices about what to do with the hockey program. 300 people a game cant be what they had in mind. If an OHL team and new arena is built in downtown NF it will take more and more eyes from college hockey to the OHL

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Date Posted: Friday, May 20, 02:50:31pm
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"Barring an epic run like St. Peters any marketing efforts would likely prove to have little impact."

Yep, my point exactly...the program has atrophied over the past several years, something ads and marketing can't overcome. The best thing Niagara basketball can do is start winning.

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