Opened: 1967 Capacity: 13,751 "The house that Cazzie built" eventually needed renovations, and in 2012 it got 'em, going from a pretty average and unmemorable college hoops venue to a modern arena with bright concourses and better food, but maintaining the history that's made Big Blue a basketball perennial.
Opened: 1990 Capacity: 10,167 One might ask why this spot made our list, since the UConn men only play half -- or fewer -- of their home games in the iconic on-campus dome.
This one, though, will take into account the type of team each of these stadium’s will be attempting to protect.
So, we’re basically combining the home-crowd intensity with the ability of the team for the upcoming fall.
There are some football venues so famous that even non-sporting travelers feel the urge to make pilgrimages there. Made famous by Barcelona’s skilled team and refined by the city’s effervescent charm, Camp Nou is worth a visit regardless of whether there’s a match on or not.
When you take your team on the road, you run into a number of factors, from unfamiliar locker rooms to hostile fans to stadiums that keep the noise hovering low over the field, making on-field communication nearly impossible.
However, a few stadiums stand out as places where a victory should truly be treasured, where overcoming the odds, the noise and the fans rising against you is really special.
A memorable firework display is the appetizer to a feast of beauty.
Capacity: 99,354 (96,336 for UEFA)Opened: 1957Teams: FC Barcelona As we study the most impressive venues around the world, Camp Nou stands tall with its impressive atmosphere and immense size.