The other arenas on the list were Cameron Indoor Stadium (Duke), Carrier Dome (Syracuse), Gallagher-Iba Arena (Oklahoma State), and the Pit (New Mexico).
Most intimidating arena
Kansas is one of the most tradition rich basketball schools in the country.
The inventor of the game, James Naismith was the first KU coach, and Phog Allen was the first famous basketball coach.
The school ranks second on the all-time list of wins with 2,108, behind only Kentucky.
According to ncaa.com, Allen Fieldhouse, home court to the Kansas Jayhawks, is the loudest, most intimidating arena in college basketball. The arena, which opened in 1955, is named after legendary Kansas coach, the inventor of college basketball coaching, Forrest “Phog” Allen.
Over the years, the Jayhawks have been very hard to beat in the “Phog”.
According to KUAthletics.com, Kansas is 703-168 (80.7% winning percentage) in Allen Fieldhouse.Roy Williams won 201 games there in 15 seasons, and Bill Self, 164 in eleven seasons.Coach Allen himself only won 9 games in the building that bears his name.Self’s teams have been nearly invincible at home in the last 11 seasons.Kansas has two more Big 12 Conference regular season championships (10) than losses (8) in Allen Fieldhouse.Kansas has led the Big 8, then the Big 12, in attendance 27 straight seasons.