College Hoops Journal
After breaking the on-campus attendance record last season against Georgetown, Syracuse is deciding whether to move Jim Boeheim Court to the center of the Carrier Dome when Duke visits. Imagine the sound of 50,000 screaming fans going crazy when Coach K and Duke step onto the floor. It would be historic, but would is it beneficial for SU to make such a move?
There are a few obvious pros to moving the court to the middle of the Dome. The game would easily break the attendance record yet again, and accommodate more fans that want to watch the game in person (last year’s Georgetown game was officially a sellout). Also, instead of having fans in obstructed views in the further sections, center court would give those fans a better sight of the game.
A one-game move to center court would make a special night on the Hill even more memorable. The court switch would probably entice ESPN’s College Gameday to come for a visit. The theater of such a setup would be must-see...