Last night my fellow Syracuse alum and I broke free from the boring
First there were the seats. Syracuse friend had provided the tickets via a Philadelphia SU alumni group, so I was pretty pumped for what I imagined would be our court side seats and my subsequent debut on the jumbo tron. I was also hoping our A-list status would provide us with some sort of all you can each nachos deal, but I'm not picky--all you can eat hot dogs would suffice. Hmm...looks like I was a little far off. We, instead opted for the "birds eye view" (I'm being kind here).
|Did I mention we were a little early too?|
|A more accurate view....what was directly BEHIND us|
The above probably gives you a better idea of where we were sitting. Yep, that's the last row, and the wall right behind us. How is one suppose to admire what a babe Jay Wright is (sorry Boeheim) from this far away?
But true to form, give me a beer and a hot dog and I'll shut up about anything. So we drank, but on our "mean faces",
|No this was not taken after the place cleared out. We're just punctual|
Hot Dog: $4.75
Watching Syracuse beat Villanova at home: $74.75 (priceless my ass...)
But I shouldn't complain, because apparently the door prize upon leaving was as many free packets of Extra-Strength Tylenol you could smuggle out of the place:
|They couldn't spring for Excedrin?|
It was great to be back in the action and feel the excitement of a college game. And how did I celebrate the big win? Went home, got in my PJs, and
But who cares. Because we...
|The last embarrassing picture I made him take--he'll me one day!|