Beer sales at SMU basketball games cause few hiccups
Nearly three months after Southern Methodist University began selling beer at basketball games, police and SMU officials say they’ve seen little negative impact.
No drunken revelry, major alcohol offenses or noise complaints, police say. The only noticeable change is a jump in the number of fans — but that has more to do with the winning season than the beer sales, said Brad Sutton, an SMU athletics spokesman.
Still, Sutton said, “fans have seemed to enjoy the amenity.”
Average attendance at men’s basketball games nearly doubled this year, to 6,813 from 3,443 last season. Seven of the 10... read more
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