The online votes have been tallied and the above exercise in garish awfulness has been selected as the redesign model for the basketball court in Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena. You might recall a few weeks back when we addressed the four proposals that fans could vote for on Facebook and touched upon the one rods-and-cones-scarring possibility that the court would end up looking like this. Thankfully, cooler heads prevailed and the least awful option was selected.
Below is sample illustrating how the stained floor will actually look upon completion:
That’s actually not too shabby. You know what? Democracy: sometimes, it actually works!
NU takes a pass on all-purple basketball court [Chicago Breaking Sports]