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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyke View Post
    Things he mentioned:
    All red paint will be a slightly darker red.
    There will be a bit of a retro/clean look.
    No more paint in the lane. The red lanes will just be outlines.
    I like that the red will be darker. Interesting that the lanes won't be filled in, I don't think anybody in this thread has done that in their designs. Personally I would like to see the state of Iowa shape along with the I-State logo at center court but I'd like it to be very subtle. So much so that you might not even notice it at first glance. I also like incorporating Hilton Magic somewhere but if they are going for a clean/retro look I don't think that will happen.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    I like that the red will be darker. Interesting that the lanes won't be filled in, I don't think anybody in this thread has done that in their designs. Personally I would like to see the state of Iowa shape along with the I-State logo at center court but I'd like it to be very subtle. So much so that you might not even notice it at first glance. I also like incorporating Hilton Magic somewhere but if they are going for a clean/retro look I don't think that will happen.

    Put Hilton Magic on one of the baselines.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I like the retro look for basketball courts. I think our basketball court looked good in the early to mid 90s.

    I hate over-sized logos on basketball courts. Prefer small centered logos. I do like the conference logo just below the free throw line. Not sure how that would play with an unpainted lane. I assume it would be all red paint for the lines. I like light wood color instead of a medium/dark stain, but not white either.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

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    I actually like this...

    But you old fogey's need to realize, looking cool is actually a big deal to young people. Something to get more pumped up about, new jerseys, cool court designs, everything.
    Looking cool is overrated, and that court above is awful. There's something to be said for timeless, classic style; not flash-in-the-pan, whatever is "in" at the moment. I'd like to see less changes in the court, uniforms, logos, etc. Too many changes are why we're stuck with so many different ISU logos on everything.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Honestly, I'd be just fine if they kept the court the same as it is, but I wouldn't be opposed to making the red paint darker.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by jcisuclones View Post
    Honestly, I'd be just fine if they kept the court the same as it is, but I wouldn't be opposed to making the red paint darker.
    Red paint definitely needs to be darker.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Would probably just keep it the way it is. And I would let Hoiberg decide when he wants to add "Coach Hoiberg Court" Kind of how Duke has it on their court. (In other words once the NBA is completely removed as a possibility)




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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I love the idea of having Hilton Magic on the baseline or sideline.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I (probably) wouldn't have failed 4th grade if every court had their state outline on it.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I didn't see this anywhere, but I like it, especially with the new XII logo.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by HFCS View Post
    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.

    At first the Iowa outline made the court a little busy. But now, I kind have grown fond of it and as our BB gains recognition maybe we can educate the world that we are not these two:



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    cool video.



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