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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    #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.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    #2 is the best!!!!!!!! Luv it.

    Quote Originally Posted by roundball View Post
    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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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    #2 is the best. Luv it.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

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



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

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



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I like #2 the best. Simple and clean.

    And I know they will always be there but it is so nice to see the floor without the ugly green pretzels on it.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Am I the only one that really likes #1? Having I-state over Iowa just seems too cheesy for me.

    Y'all better get used to the Cy head logo, cause its here to stay.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    #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.
    A few questions and comments based on the replies so far...

    What is the "angry chicken"?

    I didn't use the fat walking bird logo because I wanted to stick with the current logos. I like the walking Cy and we used it for a long time, but it's more of a "vintage" logo now.

    Did Georges say something about having the state of Iowa on the court?

    I used the Cy head logo in these because it's nice and round, which would work well in the center. I'm not that big of a fan, either. My personal favorite is also #2.

    Thanks for the complements. You can see the blemishes when you look at the full-size images, but they work okay when they're a smaller size.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Johnny Orr Floor should be added to #2.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    Am I the only one that really likes #1? Having I-state over Iowa just seems too cheesy for me.

    Y'all better get used to the Cy head logo, cause its here to stay.
    I don't really like the cy head logo but it definitely shouldn't be our midcourt logo. Leave it for hats and switching it up on tshirts.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by nfrine View Post
    Johnny Orr Floor should be added to #2.
    I love Johnny Orr, but everyone needs to stop this. That space is being saved for a certain dreamy someone.

    Orr got his own bar in Hilton and statue before he passed, that is his tribute. If naming the court was something they were going to do they would've done it with that.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Nope.

    I love #2.

    Gonna need the Pioneer logos there too so I doubt we have any words or the Big 12 logo centered.
    Just make sure those logos include a bandaid just above the "I" in Pioneer.


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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    I like #2. IF that Iowa was a little more subdued. Just enough to tell it was there, but not quite stand out like it does on your design. I'm not into a lot of the stuff they are doing on courts now adays. Too much crap on the court gets distrating. Kind of like those Raptors optical illusions on the ends of their courts. I've seen it a million times now and it's still distracting as hell. Every time I see it it draws my eyes to it. I'd rather focus on the game, not the court. I think #2 could do that well.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    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.
    I was wondering if I was alone on this. I hate it and won't wear anything with it. Georges had a cool top/jacket but had that stupid bird on it. The I-State logo has really grown on me though.

    I like 2 and 3 but prefer a smaller logo at mid-court. I'm not a fan of enormous mid-court logos.



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    Re: New Court Design for Hilton

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