The Arena Pulse: No. 25-The Palestra (Penn)

Posted by Paul Seaver on September-21-2009 Add Comments

It’s never easy to go on the road in college basketball. This is a top 25 breakdown of some of the toughest and most intimidating venues in college basketball.

Venue: The Palestra

School Name: University of Penn

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Capacity: 8,722

It has held more regular season and post season games than any other venue in college basketball. It has seen more visiting teams than any other gym. It has hosted more NCAA tournaments than any other event center in the country. It is the "Cathedral of College Basketball."

The historic features and NCAA records are why the Palestra is No. 25 in this countdown.
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