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Slightly OT - Oregon's Matt Knight Arena

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by VCBuff, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. VCBuff

    VCBuff Active Member

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    Last night Uncle Phil opened up his new toybox for the Ducks - Matt Knight Arena. Named after his son who died in a scuba accident.

    I don't have too much problem with them putting in a new arena, the one they replaced was built in 1927 and only had 4 bathrooms (according to Prime Ticket who broadcast the USC - UO game last night). They were overdue.

    State of the art, Oregon and Nike being Oregon and Nike, but to the point of this post - good god the court flooring is brutal. Especially in HD.

    Do a quick google image search for "Mathew Knight arena floor". The pictures with a tremendous glare, that is what it looks like in HD.

    I don't think it is going to be real hard to develop an animosity for UO with the all the Nike/Phil Knight involvement.
     
  2. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    I think after the football offices are done for the Ducks, there will probably be one last thing on the to do list and that is expanding their football stadium. There are no NFL teams in Oregon (and Utah) so they would get more fan support that way. They are going to start a waiting list for season football tickets to see if expansion is feasible or not.
     
  3. Rraalph 3000

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  4. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    That court is totally bad ass. Wish we had one with the flatirons.
     
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  5. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    Yeah, but that hurts the eyes. I don't think I could watch a whole game.
     
  6. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Just wear sunglasses.

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  7. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    it looks like the jolly green giant nutted in the middle of the floor
     
  8. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Or worse.....


    I still think there are going to be issues with the mens 3-point line. White line on light colored surface is just begging for controversy.
     
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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I think the idea is cool, but it was poorly executed.
     
  10. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Dude, I think that court is pretty nice and I saw the still photo of that court with the game going on. Nothing too distracting.
     
  11. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Leave it to Oregon to muck up a perfectly good basketball floor. Of course, if they hold true to form, they'll never play on the same floor twice.
     
  12. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    I still think it looks like goatse
     
  13. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    [​IMG]
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    I like it, you ****ers are just too old school.
     
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    Rraalph 3000 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, but that glare changes colors every second....so would go from Green to Yellow to Blue....seen some video, after about 2-3 minutes only way I could watch a came with that **** going on is if it were the Buffs playing
     
  17. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Wasnt CU's court god awful at one time? I remember a huge buffalo on it that looked like it had feathers. Did that happen or was it some kind of wierd ass dream? I think Billy Law or something like that was the point at that time.
     
  18. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    Looks like ****! I did like Oregons unis for the title game though
     
  19. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Not I. Those shoes and socks were terrible.
     
  20. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    Once Billy Law graduated, all of the hair care stores in Boulder went out of business.
     
  21. BuffLuKe

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    Was waiting for someone to bring that up lol.
     
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    I"m sure the officials love it when trying to determine OB plays. Honestly, too, I'd think it would be kind of harder to pick up the ball on bounce passes and such. It probably provides somewhat of a home court advantage in that way.
     

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