When I look how far down the State Farm Center is ranked, I wonder how anyone could question the need for its renovation.
The website StadiumJourney.com recently released a list, ranking the best college basketball arenas across the nation. The rankings are based on several categories, which include: food and beverage in the arena, overall atmosphere, the neighborhood in which the arena resides, the fans, the access (including traffic, parking restrooms, and ability to move around in the arena), overall return on investment, and a catchall category for any extras.
The highest-ranked Big Ten arena on the list is Michigan’s Crisler Center, which comes in at No. 7 overall.
“It wasn’t too long ago that Crisler Arena was a functional, but unexciting and dark college basketball venue located next to a Big House. After $100 million in renovations were completed in 2012, the facility was reborn as the Crisler Center. To help celebrate, the 2012-2013 team, led by Trey…
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