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
4.5

1651 Naismith Dr, Lawrence, KS, US

Phog Allen Fieldhouse

Photo of Pauley Pavilion
4.0

555 Westwood Plz, Los Angeles, CA, US

Pauley Pavilion

Photo of Assembly Hall
4.5

1001 East 17th Street, Bloomington, IN, US

Assembly Hall

Photo of Rupp Arena
4.5

430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY, US

Rupp Arena

Photo of Breslin Student Events Center
4.5

534 Birch Road, East Lansing, MI, US

Breslin Student Events Center

Photo of The Palestra
4.0

235 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA, US

The Palestra

Photo of Dean E. Smith Center
4.5

300 Skipper Bowles Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, US

Dean E. Smith Center

Photo of Cameron Indoor Stadium
5.0

115 Whitford Dr, Durham, NC, US

Cameron Indoor Stadium

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