Did you ever look over at a buddy heckling the fans and say, "Dude, it's useless."
Romeo Travis disagrees.
He told the ABJ's Tom Gaffney he believes the fans' incessant booing as the referees walked into the lockerroom at halftime may have altered their calls in the second half.
That brings me to the point of this blog entry: The AK-Rowdies, although small in number, are gaining some serious respect around the conference.
The commentators mentioned their treatment of Bubba Walther during last night's OU/New Mexico State game. The ESPNU analysts at Rhodes Arena said the JAR was a difficult place for visitors and a great college atmosphere. I already discussed Michael Reghi's high praise ("possibly the best student section in the MAC, maybe the nation").
The UA athletic department needs to take this home-court advantage to Cleveland by offering the same discounted bus ride to The Q it has the past couple years. If Akron earns a spot in the Big Dance, that offer should carry over, as well.