While college football purists keep the gridiron surface sacred—even banning that 21st-century requirement, the Twitter hashtag—college basketball is doing whatever it can to capture channel-surfing eyes.
If that includes wild appropriations of school logos in large, garish spots all over the court, so be it.
What started as Oregon trying to be different in 2010 has now spread throughout the nation. Schools in all areas of the country have unveiled re-designed courts for the 2013-14 season.
Which ones work? Which ones don't? Read on for one columnist's grades on each of the bright, shiny new courts that will welcome college ballers this fall. Then leave your own in the comments, always keeping in mind the old saw about the eye of the beholder.