"We're committed to that because we think the students are the main reason why Allen Fieldhouse is such a great place to watch a basketball game."It's a slightly different narrative than the one given on Kansas' website, which still states the All-Sports Combo ensures all students entrance to football games but "does NOT necessarily guarantee admission to men's basketball."Said said she's interested to see how exactly the department plans on admitting all students."Athletics has indicated that no students will be turned away from the games, so I'm still on the hunt as to how that is," she said.Conversely, UCLA's Pauley Pavillion holds only 1,800 students (14 percent of total capacity) and Duke's Cameron Indoor has been said to support around 1,600 (17 percent). Still, students such as Miller have expressed concern over how the change could have a detrimental effect on the atmosphere inside the Phog."Of course it will affect the atmosphere.You're replacing young, loud students with an older crowd that just doesn't have the same enthusiasm," he said.And so, that's what we did."Pleasing the donors Beginning in early June, section U became officially available to Williams Education Fund donors.
The fund, composed of various Kansas alumni and fans, raises around $18 million for KU student-athletes each year.
But that section has taken a bit of a hit this year, following a decision made by Kansas Athletics to permanently axe 120 student seats.