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12-05-2012, 12:51 PM
From ESPN (http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/8712505/king-court-examines-kentucky-point-guard-void-scours-nation-college-basketball):

Ranking the best home-court advantages in the country (voters: myself, Andy Katz, Dana O'Neil, Fran Fraschilla), ordered by total points with number of first-place votes in parentheses:

1. Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas (3): 39
2. Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke (1): 37
3. Assembly Hall, Indiana: 24
4. Carrier Dome, Syracuse: 23
5. The Kennel, Gonzaga: 18
6. Viejas Arena, San Diego State: 17
7. Rupp Arena, Kentucky: 16
8. The Pit, New Mexico: 14
9. Breslin Center, Michigan State: 8
10. Koch Arena, Wichita State: 6

Also receiving votes: Peterson Events Center, Pittsburgh, 5; Kohl Center, Wisconsin, 4; Bramlage Coliseum, Kansas State, 3; McKale Center, Arizona, 2; Bud Walton Arena, Arkansas, 2; Gallagher-Iba Arena, Oklahoma State, 1; CFSB Center, Murray State, 1.

Also in that post, I liked this:
at Gonzaga 81, Illinois 66: Let's just be honest -- the Illini aren't nearly as good as their record.

12-05-2012, 01:12 PM
Too bad the first two rounds of the Dance aren't on the court of the higher seed.

12-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Link didn't work. Who's the reporter?

12-05-2012, 02:04 PM
Link didn't work. Who's the reporter?Weird it didn't work for you. Works for me. Author is Jason King.

12-05-2012, 02:21 PM
Having the #1 ranking for home court win % (94%) should put us up there for home court advantage.

Scroll down to the rankings.