Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 7/10/13
Flickr/Triple Tri Today, we finally got some details on the new Rupp Arena redesign — and the visuals look awesome. With the upgrade, some Kentucky fans were worried that the arena could be renamed. We now know that the iconic arena will keep the name Rupp, but a corporate sponsor could be added to it.  This caused some panic among Big Blue Nation, so of course, UK fans took to Twitter to give their “suggestions” for a new name. To show you some of the best ones, we complied a list — check it out:  Yahtzee Rupp Arena has a nice sound to it. — Freddie Maggard (@FMaggard) July 10, 2013 Welcome to Chic-fil-A Rupp Arena…welcome to Toys-R-Us Rupp Arena…welcome to Mr. Gattis Rupp Arena — Moses (@Lexvegaskid) July 10, 2013 Wheeler’s Pharmacy Rupp Arena — Tyler Thompson (@MrsTylerKSR) July 10, 2013 Bill Keightley’s Rupp Arena — Adam Luckett (@adampluckett) July 10, 2013 Could we just have a Marker’s Mark Rupp Arena and dip the place in blue wax? — Jen Smith (@jenheraldleader) July 10, 2013 @Mengus22 Kentucky Hot Brown Rupp Arena — Brian Macy (@methodmacy) July 10, 2013 Raisin Canes Rupp Arena. — 5150 (@GabeBrown5150) July 10, 2013 Kentucky Gentleman Rupp Arena — Adam Luckett (@adampluckett) July 10, 2013 Orange Leaf Rupp Arena — Drew Hartmann (@Drew_Hartmann) July 10, 2013 eHarmony Rupp Arena — Haley O’Shaughnessy (@HaleyOSomething) July 10, 2013 K Lair Rupp Arena — Drew Hartmann (@Drew_Hartmann) July 10, 2013 Two Keys Tavern Rupp Arena @brow_down @DrunkCoachCal — Ryan Shirley (@ryshirley) July 10, 2013 Hugh Jass Rupp Arena — Drunk Coach Cal (@DrunkCoachCal) July 10, 2013 Ale 8 Rupp Arena — cheef korn beef (@Pile_of_Derp) July 10, 2013 The White Castle Rupp Arena! #bbn — Matt Hilton (@MattHilton80) July 10, 2013 Purnell’s Old Folks Rupp Arena — Zach Edwards (@zedwards41) July 10, 2013 Tolly Ho Rupp Arena — BrowDown (@brow_down) July 10, 2013 Mingua Beef Jerky Rupp Arena #RuppArenaNames — Brett Jewell (@brettjewell) July 10, 2013 Keeneland Rupp Arena — Drew Hartmann (@Drew_Hartmann) July 10, 2013 Oh my god name Rupp after bourbon?! makers mark Rupp arena?!?!?! — Lyndsey Gough (@lyndseygough) July 10, 2013 As always, if you think you have a better one, tweet us @CollegeSpun.
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