Elite 8: The top collegiate basketball arenas in the U.S.

Plan the ultimate basketball road trip with this guide to eight of the most famed college gymnasiums

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Created by Roadtrippers - March 22nd 2022

This hardwood itinerary takes you to eight of the most electrifying basketball arenas and student sections in the U.S. From the Cameron Crazies to the Rock Chalk chant, these gyms are rich in history and ready for tip-off during both the regular and postseason.

Photo of Phog Allen Fieldhouse

1651 Naismith Dr, Lawrence, KS, US

Phog Allen Fieldhouse

Photo of Pauley Pavilion

555 Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA, US

Pauley Pavilion

Photo of Assembly Hall

1001 East 17th Street, Bloomington, IN, US

Assembly Hall

Photo of Rupp Arena

430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY, US

Rupp Arena

Photo of Breslin Student Events Center

534 Birch Road, East Lansing, MI, US

Breslin Student Events Center

Photo of The Palestra

235 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA, US

The Palestra

Photo of Dean E. Smith Center

300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, US

Dean E. Smith Center

Photo of Cameron Indoor Stadium

115 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC, US

Cameron Indoor Stadium


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