Last week, ESPN named Rupp Arena the toughest place to play in the SEC. This week, they’re pitting the most difficult venues in each of the ten major conferences against each other in a fan poll to determine which program has college basketball’s best home court advantage. Right now, Rupp Arena is in fourth place behind Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse, Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium, and Indiana’s Assembly Hall:
For most games, that actually sounds about right to me, but for big games, Rupp Arena can be deafening. Agree or disagree, go do your Big Blue duty and vote for Rupp, because nobody takes over a poll like the BBN.
Not surprisingly, when you look at the vote breakdown, Rupp received the most votes in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, and Tennessee:
While Allen Fieldhouse seems to have the 23-34 demographic nailed down:
And women, seriously, go vote in this poll. We are majorly under-represented: