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    best college basketball stadiums

    What do u think are college basketball's top stadiums if u weren't an ISU fan?



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    I'm an ISU fan, and I already know that Hilton is no longer one of the best stadiums.



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Crowd wise or actual stadiums?

    Crowds...

    Kentucky, Tenn, Louisville, KU, Michigan St.


    Stadium wise.. I haven no idea. I haven't been to a college away game out of the state of Iowa.

    In state -- ISU, UNI, Drake, IA in that order.



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    both fans and the stadium



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    I'm an ISU fan, and I already know that Hilton is no longer one of the best stadiums.

    Sadly, Hilton Magic has been on the decline over the last few years


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    Stadium vs Crowd

    Haven't been to that many arenas- but I'd have to say Allen Fieldhouse and William's Arena are my favorite places to watch a game.

    Crowd wise I'd have to say Indiana, KU and ISU.



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Best atmosphere (arena plus crowd) that I've been to:
    1. Assembly Hall - Illinois - BY FAR
    2. Williams Arena - Minnesota
    3. Allen Fieldhouse - Kansas
    4. Kohl Center - Wisconsin
    5. Hilton Coliseum - would be number 2 in the past
    6. McHale Center - Arizona

    Worst - (tie) - Colorado, Penn State.

    Would like to see games in: Gallagher-Iba Arena and Breslin Center



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    crowd)
    Worst- (tie) - Colorado, Penn State.
    Well said.



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    The McLoed Center is by far the best in the nation...



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    The McLoed Center is by far the best in the nation...

    Great building... Im sure the 35 people who attended each game last year thought so too.

    UNI was just a little too late for taking advantage of a good mens hoops following while they made their NCAA runs



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    The McLoed Center is by far the best in the nation...
    You forgot the serious pirate



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    But seriously though, anyone coming to the game in Cedar Falls in a few weeks?



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    The McLoed Center is by far the best in the nation...
    A gym that seats 7,000 basically tells recruits "we have a small fan base." Same as the Knapp Center. They're both glorified high school gyms.
    Compare that with other schools in your own conference - Missouri State, Illinois State, Bradley - that have big-time arenas.



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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

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    But seriously though, anyone coming to the game in Cedar Falls in a few weeks?
    Will the game be played in the Dome?


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    Re: best college basketball stadiums

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    A gym that seats 7,000 basically tells recruits "we have a small fan base." Same as the Knapp Center. They're both glorified high school gyms.
    Compare that with other schools in your own conference - Missouri State, Illinois State, Bradley - that have big-time arenas.
    Dont forget WSU and SIU.



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