Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 48
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 20,855, Level: 44
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 795
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsSocial
    BringBackJohnny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    805
    Points
    20,855
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 20

    Basketball Courts

    After watching the game at Baylor I could not stop thinking about how ugly their court looked with the two tone wood.

    Just wanted to know what CFers thought made a good looking court. Does it need to be checkerboard like up in boston, dark, light, plain, two tone, or some wild design like up in Ducks land.

    Who has good ones who has bad ones????

    I have always been a fan of a medium finish with not a lot of flash or logos. My least favorite in the BIg 12 would be OSU because the wood is almost white.


    Smoke um if you got um

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 98,493, Level: 97
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 557
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    mtowncyclone13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    6,249
    Points
    98,493
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 513
    Given: 320

    Re: Basketball Courts

    I like the classic court without an obnoxious center logo. Have you seen South Carolina's court? That logo s way too big, same with Texa$. Parquet floors like the Celtics have is awesome, too. North Carolina has a classic look but I really like Hilton. The school colors work well with the shade of brown/tan for the court.

    Edit - this has some great pictures on the topic.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/colum...t&lid=tab2pos1



  3. #3
    Rookie
    Points: 10,939, Level: 31
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 311
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cycloneike001's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    391
    Points
    10,939
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Basketball Courts

    I love the Celtics court, gives off that vintage, old-school look I think.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 157,327, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocial1 year registered
    Cycl1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Liberty
    Posts
    6,559
    Points
    157,327
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 60
    Given: 3

    Re: Basketball Courts

    the oregon court is nutso


    I LIEK CHOCOLATE MILK - The Partisan Bat

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    "Yeah, Chris' weiner is a way bigger get than mine."

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 479,762, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    32,129
    Points
    479,762
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 729
    Given: 487

    Re: Basketball Courts

    For the most part I love ISU's court, although I'd love to see the IOWA STATE and CYCLONES bigger on the base lines and HILTON COLISEUM on the sideline. I'd also like to see the ISU-specific Big 12 logo on the court. I'd be open for discussion about doing something similar to what Ohio State has done with their court - in a stain shade slightly lighter than the rest of the court place the state of Iowa on center court with the I-STATE logo on top of it.

    One final thought, I love the Brooklyn Nets' herringbone patterned court. Never seen that done before and it's such a cool look. Not necessarily saying I want that at Hilton, it's just a thought.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 121,158, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,264
    Points
    121,158
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 348
    Given: 708

    Re: Basketball Courts

    I really like Michigan's court.



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 92,477, Level: 94
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 673
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Bader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    4,407
    Points
    92,477
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 29
    Given: 20

    Re: Basketball Courts

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I'd also like to see the ISU-specific Big 12 logo on the court.
    I wish the conference would start fining members for this. It looks like **** and sends an awful message



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 98,493, Level: 97
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 557
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    mtowncyclone13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    6,249
    Points
    98,493
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 513
    Given: 320

    Re: Basketball Courts

    It's Teaxas-school-centric thing to me.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 47,487, Level: 67
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 863
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    3,373
    Points
    47,487
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 297
    Given: 1,159

    Re: Basketball Courts

    Carver-Hawkeye combines two things I despise: Hoks and Mediacom.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 87,613, Level: 92
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,737
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Gunnerclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Beaverdale hood
    Posts
    3,960
    Points
    87,613
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 485
    Given: 243

    Re: Basketball Courts

    The lighting and the stain in the floor need to work together, and no bullcrap like Oregon, Northwestern, etc. The old Big 8 schools did/do it right when it comes to basketball courts.


    the poster formerly known as chamakhattack

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 433,221, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,880
    Points
    433,221
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 155
    Given: 24

    Re: Basketball Courts

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
    I wish the conference would start fining members for this. It looks like **** and sends an awful message
    And costs a boatload of money to "fix" unless you just put a sticker down. In the middle of the lane would not be a good place for said sticker. I think the floor is refinished every other year so I'm guessing next year we'll have it?



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 143,072, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    WhatchaGonnaDo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    5,146
    Points
    143,072
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 331
    Given: 204

    Re: Basketball Courts

    Hilton needs a big 12 logo on it...but Hilton has the color of wood that I always think of when I think of a basketball court. It's just right



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 73,923, Level: 84
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 927
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassVeteran
    NATEizKING's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Hilton
    Posts
    6,732
    Points
    73,923
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 203
    Given: 263

    Re: Basketball Courts

    I like the big logo as well, especially when Tasheed Carr stomps on a huge Longhorn as time runs out after we score 24 points in OT.



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 20,855, Level: 44
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 795
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsSocial
    BringBackJohnny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    805
    Points
    20,855
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 20

    Re: Basketball Courts

    The Nets new court is really slick. I like the woodwork and its not over the top crazy.


    Smoke um if you got um

  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 20,348, Level: 43
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 402
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    895
    Points
    20,348
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 0

    Re: Basketball Courts

    What do people think of the Raptors 3D end line?

    D E C E P T O L O G Y: Toronto Raptors basketball court optical illusion



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM