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Glass said the idea for the section was largely accepted by men’s basketball coach Tom Crean, who has joined Glass in growing weary of empty student seats before tip-off.
"I hate it, hate it, hate it when coach Crean comes out to engage the students, and they're not there," Glass said. "We've got a coach who wants to engage the students, embrace them and have them be a part of what makes Assembly Hall a really tough place to play for opponents. ...
"They come right before the game or maybe even a little late, and it's just not creating the kind of environment we want to have."