New Court Design for Hilton

Discussion in 'Mens Basketball' started by roundball, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. roundball

    roundball Well-Known Member

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    I watch a lot of college basketball. Something I've noticed in the last few years is that schools are doing some interesting things with their court designs, and have wondered what Hilton would look like with a similar layout. I decided to put a few ideas together and share them here.

    You can probably tell, but I'm not very design-savvy, and made these in MS Paint.

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  2. cybsball20

    cybsball20 Well-Known Member

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    I like 2 and 3. I absolutely hate that bird head logo and don't want to see it prominantly displayed anywhere, especially on the court.
     
  3. HFCS

    HFCS Well-Known Member

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    My vote is second from the top with the wood stained shape of Iowa. Those are actually very good for using MS Paint and I'm a designer by trade. At screen resolution I wouldn't have even known they were just MS Paint and figured you did them with illustrator vectors.
     
  4. andybernard

    andybernard Well-Known Member

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    I vote #2. Simple and clean.
     
  5. CyinCo

    CyinCo Well-Known Member

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    How about a big, smiling, Hoiberg mug right in the center?
     
  6. acgclone

    acgclone Well-Known Member

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    Agreed
     
  7. I'm real impressed that you made these in ms paint, they actually look really good.
     
  8. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    We need to add a couple Angy Chickens in honor of Johnny.
     
  9. hexodat64

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    I like number 2, but I would also make the center court logo smaller, and possibly add the Hilton text. I've never been a fan of the huge center court logos, I think they'd all look much better if they were smaller.

    Think we actually put the new Big 12 logo on the court next year?
     
  10. HFCS

    HFCS Well-Known Member

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    does the current court say Johnny Orr court on it somewhere? I can't remember if he had the court named after him.
     
  11. NATEizKING

    NATEizKING Well-Known Member

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    #2, listen to Georges.
     
  12. mkcrawford

    mkcrawford Member

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    #12 mkcrawford, Apr 15, 2014
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    Replace James H. Hilton Coliseum with Johnny Orr Court
     
  13. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    Nope.

    I love #2.

    Gonna need the Pioneer logos there too so I doubt we have any words or the Big 12 logo centered.
     
  14. Cyballzz

    Cyballzz Well-Known Member

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    "I have a statue. All Norm Stewart has is paint." - Johnny Orr
     
  15. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

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    I liked #2 also, even before reading the responses.
     
  16. VeloClone

    VeloClone Well-Known Member

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    #2. Use the primary mark, especially when it is so much stronger than the secondary logo. I wouldn't have a problem with going just a touch smaller and adding the James H. Hilton Coliseum.

    Thank you for not putting that fat walking bird logo (or rather LOLgo) in any of your designs.

    I do remember hearing that JP was just waiting for the new Big 12 logo to add it back on to the court.

    While adding the angry chicken was a bit of a joke, it would be nice to find a way to add it in, but I don't know of any way to make that work unless you put a small one right at the coach's box in honor of Johnny and so Fred could see it all the time.
     
  17. CyKosys

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    #17 CyKosys, Apr 15, 2014
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    #2 is the best!!!!!!!! Luv it.

     
  18. CyKosys

    CyKosys Member

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    #2 is the best. Luv it.
     
  19. CloneZone13

    CloneZone13 Member

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    I really don't like courts that are 'colored in' between the 3-point line and lane. Just leave it the same wood.
     
  20. Me State

    Me State Well-Known Member

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    #2 by far. Claims the state as a Cyclone state.
     

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