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Over a two-week span, we're answering the following question for college basketball's 10 best conferences: Which venue in each conference is the toughest place to play? A number of factors, not just capacity and attendance, could affect a venue's place in the order.

Where does your school fall? Oh, sure, the season may have extended the Big Ten's national title drought to the better part of two decades, but it also extended a much less ignominious, and borderline mind-blowing streak: If a difficult venue is a full venue, the Big Ten has more of both than most.

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Not that there aren't exceptions Penn State Nittany Lions: Bryce Jordan Center, opened in Speaking of exceptions, here's one that proves the rule. The Bryce Jordan Center is a perfectly nice and relatively new arena that Most intimidating college hockey arenas minnesota people actually ever enter, at least for Penn State basketball games.

In a gym that seats 15, the Nittany Lions averaged just 6, per game last season. Rutgers Athletic Center, opened in Basketball is an intimate sport, which is why a smallish arena can be its Most intimidating college hockey arenas minnesota setting. In the past, Rutgers' home gym, also known as the RAC, was exactly that. In this world, the Scarlet Knights have won three!

Big Ten games in the past two seasons. They all came at the RAC. One of those three wins came against back-to-back Final Four participant Wisconsin.

Frank Kaminsky was hurt, but still. Welsh-Ryan Arena, opened in Welsh-Ryan is small, most of the seats are bleachers and, given Chicago's crush of Big Ten alumni, most league games are split more or less between home and visiting fans. It's easy, and fun, to pretend you're at a really well-played high school game. None of which makes it a difficult place to play.

Pinnacle Bank Arena, opened in Is this a tough place to play?

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