Antlers Hope to Return to Former Section at Hearnes Center

3 years 4 months 7 hours ago October 24, 2013 Oct 24, 2013 Thursday, October 24 2013 Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:59:00 AM CDT in News
By: Nick Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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COLUMBIA - A University of Missouri basketball student fan group wants to return to its former stomping grounds when Missouri plays an exhibition game at the Hearnes Center Friday night.

The Tigers will play Oklahoma City University in a special "Return To Hearnes" throwback game at 7 p.m. Mizzou will welcome home and honor the 1993-94 undefeated Big Eight championship team.

For Missouri fans, it is an opportunity to experience nostalgia on Homecoming weekend.

The Antlers tweeted from their account that they do not feel the game will be as exciting if they cannot sit in section A, their old section.

MU Head Basketball Coach Frank Haith responded, and said he was not sure what he could get done for the Antlers.

According to the athletic department, section A will be reserved Friday. Sections B, C and D will be set aside for the general public. The athletic department will close off the area behind the west basket for students. The athletic department will reserve seats at the front of the student section for the "Zou Crew," another student fan group.

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